Shaun McRae is an Assistant Professor in the Centro de Investigación Económica and Department of Economics at ITAM. His fields of specialization are Energy and Environmental Economics and Industrial Organization. Shaun's research includes studies of electricity tariff and subsidy design in developing countries, the analysis of market performance in restructured electricity markets, the study of driving and gasoline purchase behavior, and the analysis of investments in pipeline infrastructure. He has a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.
Shaun has advised undergraduate and graduate theses in energy, environmental, and natural resource economics. Previous thesis topics have included the environmental benefits of wind generation, the incentive structure of tropical forest certification, the demand for electricity by industrial users, and the effect of regulations on oil drilling. Prospective advisees may write their theses in English or Spanish.
Shaun’s webpage contains links to his publications and ongoing work.