Pia Andres

Research Student, LSE

Pia Andres

Pia’s doctoral research explores the role of industrial policy in promoting renewable energy technology innovation and uptake. A particular focus is on protectionism and points of conflict between industrial policy and trade liberalisation efforts.


Pia holds an undergraduate MA in Economics from the University of Glasgow and an MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics. She has been involved in research in the areas of trade and innovation in environmental goods and services with Dr Misato Sato since 2017. She has also worked at the Bank of England, the Office for National Statistics, and the research support team at the University of Glasgow.

Research interests

  • Energy transition
  • Innovation & technological change
  • Industrial policy
  • Trade & trade policy
  • Technology diffusion