Energy grid, Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash

01 February, 2017

Oxford Martin Fellow’s paper highlighted by journal Nature Energy

In its January issue, the new research journal Nature Energy included a Research Highlight article that features a paper from Jacquelyn Pless, Oxford Martin Fellow, titled “Bribes, bureaucracies, and blackouts: Towards understanding how corruption at the firm level impacts electricity reliability.” The paper, published in Resource and Energy Economics, argues that electricity grids exhibit common-pool resource characteristics and that reducing corruption at the firm level can lead to growth and development in the electricity sector.

Jacquelyn Pless is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for New Economic Thinking and Oxford Martin Fellow of the Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy.