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, (Econometric analysis of (farm) household behaviour and markets, Economic Modelling of Energy Networks, Policy Impacts on the Wider Economy, Energy Access, Demand and Poverty)  


Current Research

Current ongoing research includes focus on sustainable organic resource use in Sub-Saharan Africa,  energy poverty in the UK and energy access in Sub-Saharan Africa, exploration of issues around third party access to existing infrastructure in the UKCS and in Carbon Capture and Storage networks, the impact of new investment in renewables on the North East Scotland Economy. 

Teaching Responsibilities

Current Teaching

BU5028 Introduction to Corporate Finance.  BU5562 Empirical Methods in Energy Economics

External Responsibilities

Member of REF2014 Agriculture sub-panel.  External Editor Journal of Agricultural Economics 

Admin Responsibilities

Programme Director of MSc Petroleum, Energy Economics & Finance.  University of Aberdeen member, Management Group, Offshore Renewables Institute


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