Centre for Energy PolicyKusum Vishwakarma

Kusum is a doctoral student in Politics within the School of Government & Public policy at the University of Strathclyde.

She joined CEP in May 2019. Her academic background comprise of both Science & Engineering and Economics within the energy field with research interests in application of a multi-sector economic Computer General Equilibrium (CGE) model. Her research focuses on constructing a CGE model of the Indian economy and conducting scenario analysis and simulation work to add to the evidence base underpinning the IEA multiple benefits framework. Also, to further assess the potential economy wide and societal impacts of improved energy efficiency in households bringing in aspects of both engineering and economics further expanding into the policy domain.

Kusum is currently a part of an ongoing ESRC Impact accelerator accounts project on energy efficiency scheme in collaboration with the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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