UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


Dr Annalisa Marini

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment

Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
16th Nov 2020

Research summary

Annalisa is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary researcher. She works mainly in applied econometrics. She has broad research interests and she has papers on various topics, among which global food security and resilience in the food system, social interactions, identity, the impact of cognitive and noncognitive skills on individual behaviour. 

She is currently working on the project "Sustainability, Resilience, and Inclusion" where she is investigating the relation between Sport and sustainability. On the one hand, she is looking at CSR activities of sport clubs; on the other hand, she is studying the interplay of socio-economic factors, personality, and values and their impact on sustainable behaviours of individuals.

During her career she received various studentships/scholarships/fellowships/research grants/funds to develop her ideas. Most of her research output has been financed through national and international foundations, private or governmental funding bodies.

She presented her work at various national and international conferences, among which:

ESEM2019 (Econometric Society European Meeting)

IAAE2019 (International Association of Applied Econometrics)

AMES2019 (Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society)
CMES2018 (China Meeting of the Econometric Society)

Research interests:
  • econometrics/applied econometrics
  • food security, resilience, sustainability
  • identity
  • socio-economic development
  • social interactions
  • behavioural economics
  • public policy analysis

Teaching summary

Annalisa has gained a broad teaching experience.During her career she has taught modules in econometrics, financial econometrics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and quantitative methods at both undergraduate and graduate levels. She has been invited lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania (USA) and at the University of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (China).


University of Bristol
Doctorate, Economics |
Masters, Econometrics and Economics |
University of Milan
Doctorate, Economics |


Annalisa joined the UCL in 2020 from the University of Exeter, where she has worked as research fellow/associate. In the past she worked at the University of Pennsylvania as visiting researcher and at Queen Mary University of London as teaching fellow in econometrics and finance.

After a first degree in Politics she got a MSc in Econometrics and Economics at the University of York and PhDs in Economics at the University of Bristol and at the University of Milan (Italy).