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Carmen Arguedas Tomás

Associate Professor of Economics


 Ph.D. in Economics from Carlos III University.

She has been a visiting scholar at Duke University, State University of New York at Albany, Tilburg University, KU Leuven and the University of Innsbruck.

She has served as Director of her Department in the period 2017-2019.

Currently, she is the President Elect of the Spanish Portuguese Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERNA).



Research Interests

My research mainly focusses on incentives and information problems related to the design and implementation of environmental policies. In addition, I am currently working on the modelling of voluntary sustainable practices and collaborative consumption, as well as on some lab experiments.

Selected publications

“Energy – Efficient Design, Consumer Awareness, and Public Policy”, SERIEs, Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, forthcoming (with Sandra Rousseau)

“Enforcing Regulatory Standards in Stock Pollution Problems”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 100, 102297, 2020 (with Francisco Cabo and and Guiomar Martín-Herrán)

“Technology Adoption in  Emission Trading Programs with Market Power”, The Energy Journal 39, SI1, 145-174, 2018 (with Francisco J. André).