Ted Loch-Temzelides is a Professor of Economics, a Rice Scholar in Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, and the Master of Martel College at Rice University. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and has previously taught at the University of Minnesota, the Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa, the University of Pittsburgh, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and the European University Institute. He has previously worked for the Federal Reserve and held visiting scholar appointments at the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Central Bank of Portugal. He currently serves on the editorial board of Economic Theory and on the Board of Directors of the French-American Chamber of Commerce—Houston Chapter.
Professor Loch-Temzelides’s current research program concentrates on the intersection between macroeconomics, energy, and financial economics. He studies the effects of innovation in renewable and fossil energy production on economic growth and on energy independence. He also investigates the design of efficient environmental policies and that of European Union policies related to Energy, Banking, and Financial Markets. He has been published in some of the leading economics journals in his fields, including Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, and the Journal of Monetary Economics.