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Professor Tooraj Jamasb, BBA, MEM, M.S., M.Sc, PhD (Cantab)

Chair in Energy Economics in the Business School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 45463
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 45201
Room number: MHL 145
DEI Co-Director in the Durham Energy Institute

Contact Professor Tooraj Jamasb (email at tooraj.jamasb@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Professor Jamasb is Chair in Energy Economics. He has previously held a post as SIRE Chair in Energy Economics, Heriot-Watt University and was Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge.

He is a Research Associate at Energy Policy Research Group (University of Cambridge); Centre for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); and Oviedo Efficiency Group (University of Oviedo). He is a member of the academic advisory panel of the Northern Ireland Utility Regulator (UREGNI).

Professor Jamasb has participated on research and consulting projects for the Council of European Energy Regulators, several European energy regulators, energy companies, Ofgem, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and The World Bank. He is co-editor of the inter-disciplinary books The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens and Loads, 2011; Delivering a Low-Carbon Electricity System, 2008; and Future Electricity Technologies and Systems, 2006; all published by Cambridge University Press. In addition, Associate Editor of the Energy Strategy Reviews Journal.

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Professor Jamasb is Chair in Energy Economics. He has previously held a post as SIRE Chair in Energy Economics, Heriot-Watt University and was Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge.

Research Groups

Business School

Durham Energy Institute

Research Interests

  • Energy sector reform and market liberalisation
  • Energy networks
  • Regulatory economics
  • Energy policy
  • Energy demand
  • Energy in developing countries
  • Energy technology and innovation

Publications

Chapter in book

  • Jamasb, T. & Nepal, R. (2016). Delivering Energy Networks Security: Economics, Regulation and Policy. In Delivering Energy Law and Policy in the EU and the US: A Reader. Heffron, R.J. & Little, G.F.M. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Poudineh, R., Tobiasson, W. & Jamasb, T. (2016). Electricity distribution utilities and the future: More than just wires. In The Routledge Companion to Network Industries. Finger, M. & Jaag, C. London: Routledge. 297-311.
  • Growitsch, C., Jamasb, T., Müller, C. & Wissner, M. (2016). Social Cost Efficient Service Quality: Integrating Customer Valuation in Incentive Regulation—Evidence from the Case of Norway. In Data Envelopment Analysis - A Handbook of Empirical Studies and Applications. Zhu, J. New York: Springer: New York. 238: 71-91.
  • Sen, A. & Jamasb, T. (2013). Not Seeing the Wood for the Trees? Electricity Market Reform in India. In Evolution of Global Electricity Markets: New Paradigms, New Challenges, New Approaches. Sioshansi, F. P. Elsevier. 497-530.
  • Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. (2011). Concluding Reflections. In The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens, and Loads. Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Haney, A.B., Jamasb, T., Platchkov, L.M. & Pollitt, M.G. (2011). Demand-Side Management Strategies and the Residential Sector: Lessons from the International Experience. In The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens, and Loads. Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Jamasb, T. & Marantes, C. (2011). Electricity Distribution Network: Investment, Regulation, and Uncertainty. In The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens, and Loads. Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Jamasb, T. & Meier, H. (2011). Energy Spending and Vulnerable Households. In The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens, and Loads. Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Akcura, E., Haney, A.B., Jamasb, T. & Reiner, D. (2011). From Citizen to Consumer: Energy Policy and Public Attitudes in the UK. In The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens, and Loads. Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Jamasb, T., Platchkov, L.M. & Pollitt, M.G. (2011). Introduction and Overview of the Chapters. In The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens, and Loads. Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Jamasb, T. (2011). Preface. In Energy Sustainability and the Environment: Technology, Incentives, Behaviour. Sioshansi, F.P. London: Elsevier.
  • Haney, A.B., Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. (2011). Smart Metering: Technology, Economics and International Experience. In The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens, and Loads. Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Grubb, M., Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. (2008). A Low-Carbon Electricity Sector for the UK: Issues and Options. In Delivering a Low-Carbon Electricity System: Technologies, Economics, and Policy. Grubb, M., Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1-27.
  • Grubb, M., Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M. G. (2008). A Low-Carbon Electricity Sector for the UK: What Can Be Done and How Much Will It Cost? In Delivering a Low-Carbon Electricity System: Technologies, Economics, and Policy. Grubb, M., Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M. G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 462-497.
  • Jamasb, T. & Kohler, J. (2008). Learning Curves for Energy Technology and Policy Analysis: A Critical Assessment. In Delivering a Low-Carbon Electricity System: Technologies, Economics, and Policy. Grubb, M., Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 314-332.
  • Grubb, M., Jamasb, T., Pollitt, M.G. & Maratou, A. (2008). Technologies for a Low-Carbon Electricity System: An Assessment of the UK’s Technological Issues and Options. In Delivering a Low-Carbon Electricity System: Technologies, Economics, and Policy. Grubb, M., Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M.G. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 64-99.
  • Jamasb, T., Pollitt, M.G. & Nuttall, W. (2006). New Electricity Technologies for a Sustainable Future. In Future Technologies for a Sustainable Electricity System. Jamasb, T., Pollitt, M.G. & Nuttall, W. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1-23.

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