Elif has joined E3SA group as a Postdoctoral Researcher in January 2020. She first joined Clemson University as a Ph.D. student in 2012. In December 2017, Elif had her doctoral degree in Policy Studies, specialized in Environmental and Natural Resource Policy. Prior to this, Elif had her M.A. degree in Development, Environment and Societies at Université Catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) and her B.A. degree in Economics at Galatasaray University (Istanbul, Turkey). With her multi-disciplinary background in socioeconomics of environment, Elif’s research mainly focuses on environment-economics nexus, with a special emphasis on the interpretation of empirical relationship between energy and societal benefits.
Honors & Awards:
- Prestage-Cook Award by Southern Political Science Association, 2016
- Can Şener, Şerife Elif & Sharp, Julia L. & Anctil, Annick, 2018. "Factors impacting diverging paths of renewable energy: A review," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.06.042
- “Role of Public Policy Instruments in Renewable Energy Development” Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference, 2016 (San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA)
- “Analysis of Renewable Energy Policies in OECD Countries” Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference, 2015 (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
- “The Effect of CO2 Abatement Policies on TFP Growth” Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS), 2013 (Clemson, South Carolina, USA)