Title: Essays in Environmental Macroeconomics
PhD Supervisor & Co-Supervisor: Cédric Tille and Joelle Noailly
Expected completion date: 2022
Laura is a PhD candidate in International Economics and a research assistant for the project “Financing Investments in Clean Technologies” at the Centre for International Environmental Studies. Her main research interests lie at the intersection of macroeconomics, finance and environmental economics. Laura has co-founded the Women in Econ Léman initiative, which seeks to empower women and other under-represented groups in economics through workshops and mentoring. She is currently a summer intern at the IMF (2021) and was a trainee at the ECB (2016) and an intern at DIW Econ (2015) in the past.
Relevant Publications and Works
Noailly, Joëlle, Laura Nowzohour and Matthias van den Heuvel. "Heard the News? Environmental Policy and Clean Investments." CIES Research Paper 70 (2021). R&R at the Journal of Public Economics.
Nowzohour, Laura Minu. "Can adjustment costs in research derail the transition to green growth?" CIES Research Paper 67 (2021).
Nowzohour, Laura, and Livio Stracca. "More than a Feeling: Confidence, Uncertainty, and Macroeconomic Fluctuations." Journal of Economic Surveys 34.4 (2020): 691-726.
Academic Work Experience
(2017-2022) Research Assistant for the project “Financing Investments in Clean Technologies” at the Centre for International Environmental Studies
(2022) Econ Graduate Program Participant at the ECB (DG MF)
(2021) Summer intern at the IMF
(2016) Trainee at the ECB
(2015) Intern at DIW Econ
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
NBER Economics of Innovation in the Energy Sector
Geneva 2030 Ecosystem Microgrant