Profile
Laura Nowzohour

Laura Minu Nowzohour

Research Assistant, Centre for International Environmental Studies
PhD Researcher in International Economics
Spoken languages
English, German, French
Areas of expertise
  • International macroeconomics and finance
  • Growth

PhD Thesis

 

Title: Essays in Environmental Macroeconomics

PhD Supervisor & Co-Supervisor: Cédric Tille and Joelle Noailly

Expected completion date: 2022

 

Profile

 

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.

 

Research Interests

 

  • Macroeconomics

  • Environmental Economics

  • Growth

 

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

 

Research 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

 

 

Links

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