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Durham University

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Dr Manuel Llorca

Research Fellow (Energy Economics) in the Business School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 45741
Room number: MHL 354
Early Career Fellow in the Durham Energy Institute

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Prior to joining Durham University in May 2015, Manuel was an Associate Lecturer in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics at the University of Oviedo in Spain. He holds a PhD (University of Oviedo) and a Master’s Degree in Economics (Universities of the Basque Country, Cantabria and Oviedo).

His research interests include Energy and Transport Economics and in particular the analysis of efficiency and productivity in those sectors in which the generation, transport and consumption of energy are involved. He is a Research Associate at the Oviedo Efficiency Group (University of Oviedo) and has been Academic Visitor at the Energy Policy Research Group (University of Cambridge).

Mini Biography

Manuel joined Durham Business School in May 2015. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Oviedo in Spain. His research interest is mainly focused on energy and transport economics.

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • Efficiency and Productivity Analysis
  • Energy Demand
  • Energy in Developing Countries
  • Energy Networks
  • Regulatory Economics
  • Transport Economics