Professor Euan Phimister

Chair in Economics

Professor Euan Phimister

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 273855
Address: Room F75 Edward Wright Building

Aberdeen Centre for Research in Energy Economics and Finance (ACREEF)



Euan became a member of staff at Aberdeen in 1996, after spending a number of years as a lecturer at the University of Manchester in the School of Economics.  He has held visiting positions at INRA, Rennes and at the Agricultural Economics Institute in the Hague. 


Research Interests

Agricultural and Energy  Economics: Household economics, Economy Wide Economic Modelling, Energy Networks and Markets, Energy Policy Impacts on the Wider Economy, Energy Access and Poverty  


Current Research

Current ongoing research includes a work on sustainable organic resource use in Sub-Saharan Africa, energy poverty in the Europe and energy access in Sub-Saharan Africa, the impact of new investment in renewables on the North East Scotland Economy using CGE models, exploration of issues around third party access to existing infrastructure in the UKCS, in Carbon Capture and Storage networks, and wholesale electricity market design. 

Teaching Responsibilities

Current Teaching

Introduction to Corporate Finance for Energy (for MSc Students in Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance), Introduction to Energy Economics (for MSc students in Geoscience, Engineering, Politics and Law).  Development Economics (for Honours Undergraduate Students).

External Responsibilities

REF2014 Agriculture sub-panel member.  External Associated Editor Journal of Agricultural Economics. Co-Chair, Technical Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change Analysis (TAGECCA) Scottish Government. 

Admin Responsibilities

Management Group, Offshore Renewables Institute


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