Misato Sato

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, LSE

Misato Sato

Misato works on the evaluation of energy and climate change policies, with focus on energy intensive industries.


Misato has a PhD in Environmental Economics from the LSE, titled Carbon emissions and bilateral trade. She was previously a research assistant at the Faculty of Economics, Cambridge University. She has a MSc in Environmental and Resource Economics from UCL and an MA (Joint Hons) in Economics and Chinese from Edinburgh University.

Research interests

  • EU Emissions Trading Scheme design and impacts
  • Industrial competitiveness impacts from green policies
  • Environment, trade and carbon leakage

Research articles

Working papers

Policy publications