Karen Turner


Personal Statement

Karen is Director of the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of Strathclyde International Public Policy Institute. She has previously held academic posts at in the Economics Departments at Heriot-Watt, Stirling and Strathclyde Universities. Karen was one of six ESRC Climate Change Leadership Fellows (http://www.researchcatalogue.esrc.ac.uk/grants/RES-066-27-0029/read) and her main research interests in modeling the economy-wide impacts of energy and climate policy. The main focus of her current work is investigating economy-wide rebound effects and macroeconmic impacts of energy efficiency enhancing and/or carbon reduction technologies such as CCS. Karen is Principle Investigator on the EPSRC ‘Working with the [EUED] Centres project titled ‘Energy Saving Innovations and Economy-wide Rebound Effects’ (See project web-site hosted by our partners the the Centre for Innovation and Energy Demand at the University of Sussex http://cied.ac.uk/research/impacts/energysavinginnovations).


    Research areas

  • CGE; input-output; energy policy; energy efficiency


  1. EPSRC Global Challenges Research Fund Institutional Sponsorship Award 2017 (GCRF) / R171051-108

    Project: Research - Internally AllocatedResearch (Internally Allocated)

  2. Landscaping review and analysis of key international assessments of the economic impacts of climate change mitigation policies

    Project: Knowledge Exchange (Services/Consultancy)Knowledge Exchange (Services / Consultancy)

  3. Impact Acceleration Account - University Of Strathclyde 2012 / R120526-243

    Project: Research - Internally AllocatedResearch (Internally Allocated)

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  1. Enhancing the Scottish Government’s policy evaluation capacity

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Economic and commerce

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