Luis Sarmiento currently works as Postdoctoral Researcher at RFF-CMCC and research associate at the department of environment, energy, and transportation of the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin).
He obtained his doctoral degree in economics from the Berlin Institute of Technology. His research focuses on environmental and energy economics, with a particular focus on applied micro-econometrics and numeric modeling. Regarding environmental economics, he studies the effect of global externalities like pollution, climate, and energy infrastructure on several realms of human affairs like health, productivity, wellbeing, and labor supply. Concerning energy economics, he uses numeric modeling to analyze the decarbonization pathways of energy systems.
- Mexico and U.S. Power Systems Under Variations in Natural Gas Prices
- Effectiveness, Spillovers, and Well-Being Effects of Driving Restriction Policies
- The effect of changing marginal-cost to physical-order dispatch in the power sector
- Air pollution and the productivity of high-skill labor: Evidence from court hearings
- The Air Quality Effects of Uber
- Mexico and U.S. power systems under variations in natural gas prices
- The role of energy storage on the uptake of renewable energy: A model comparison approach