Tensay Hadush Meles

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Tensay Meles is a postdoctoral research fellow on climate change and energy transition at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), working on building energy performance certificates, electricity markets and tariffs, environmental valuation, adoption of renewable energy technologies, and economic preferences and their temporal stability.  Before joining ESRI, he has also worked at University College Dublin (UCD) and Mekelle University.  

His research area covers energy economics, behavioral economics, development economics, environmental valuation, randomized field experiments, impact evaluations, and machine learning.  Tensay has rich experience in designing and administrating household and firm survey data in developing countries, notably in Tanzania and Ethiopia. Several of his research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Environmental and Resource Economics, Energy Economics, and Energy Policy.

Tensay received his PhD in Economics from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), MPhil from the University of Oslo (Norway), and BA from Mekelle University (Tigray). 

You can reach him by email at: tensay.hadushmeles@esri.ie and follow him on Twitter (@TENSAYHM). Click here for personal website,  Google Scholar, and ORCID