• 615 Citations
1993 …2020

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Research Interests:

Household Economics, Access to Energy and Energy Poverty,  Debt Sustainability in Resource Rich Countries, Decision Making in Health, Micro-credit


Euan Phimister is an economist with long standing research interests in household behaviour in imperfect markets.  His recent work focusses on links between energy and rural development, including understanding the interrelationships between access to energy, food production and the governance of common resources in Sub-Saharan Africa. A significant proportion of his work has involved economic modelling including current work on modelling debt sustainability in resource rich countries. 

He is part of the the  Aberdeen Centre for Research in Energy Economics and Finance. In recent years he has been involved in a range of UK Research Council funded inter-disciplinary projects focussed on Sub-Saharan Africa, involving partners from Ethiopia, Ghana, and Uganda.    

Within the Business School he has been Deputy Head of School, School Director of Reseach and most recently School Director of Resources.  He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was the first Director of the School's MSc in Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance. He is an Honorary Associate of the James Hutton Institute and has recently been appointed a Panel member for Main Panel A: Sub-panel 6 (Agriculture) in the UK Research Excellence Framework 2020.

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A systems model describing the impact of organic resource use on farming households in low to middle income countries

Smith, J., Nayak, D., Datta, A., Narkhede, W. N., Albanito, F., Balana, B., Bandyopadhyay, S., Black, H., Boke, S., Brand, A., Byg, A., Dinato, M., Habte, M., Hallett, P., Lemma, T., Mekuria, W., Moges, A., Muluneh, A., Novo, P., Rivington, M. & 4 others, Tefera, T., Vanni, M., Yakob, G. & Phimister, E., 24 Jul 2020, In : Agricultural Systems. 184, 36 p., 102895.

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  • CONTAIN: Optimising the long-term management of invasive alien species using adaptive management

    Lambin, X., Burslem, D., Caplat, P., Cornulier, T., Gabriella, D., Fasola, L., Fidelis, A., Garcia-Diaz, P., Langdon, B., Linardaki, E., Montti, L., Moyano, J., Nuñez, M. A., Palmer, S. C. F., Pauchard, A., Phimister, E., Pizarro, J. C., Powell, P., Raffo, E., Rodríguez-Jorquera, I. A. & 4 others, Roesler, I., Tomasevic, J. A., Travis, J. M. J. & Verdugo, C., 5 Aug 2020, In : NeoBiota. 59, p. 119-138 20 p.

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    Open Access
  • From Farm to Kitchen: How gender affects production diversity and the dietary intake of farm households in Ethiopia

    Argaw, T., Phimister, E. & Roberts, D., 7 Aug 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Agricultural Economics.

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    Open Access
  • A comparison of professional and private time preferences of General Practitioners

    Irvine, A., Van der Pol, M. & Phimister, E., 1 Feb 2019, In : Social Science & Medicine. 222, p. 256-264 9 p.

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    Open Access
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    A Monte Carlo filtering application for systematic sensitivity analysis of computable general equilibrium results

    Mary, S., Phimister, E., Roberts, D. & Santini, F., 2019, In : Economic Systems Research. 31, 3, p. 404-422 19 p.

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    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
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