Derek Lemoine

Director of Graduate Studies
Professor of Economics
Derek Lemoine

McClelland Hall 401EE
1130 East Helen Street 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108 

Areas of Expertise

Climate change
Decision making under uncertainty and over time
Environmental and energy economics
Technological change

Derek Lemoine joined the Eller College of Management in 2011 after earning his PhD in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to teaching at Eller, he is also a research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research and an associate fellow for the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in the Climate Change Research and Policy Network. His research investigates the dynamics of optimal environmental policy and energy systems, the economic consequences of climate change, how uncertainty affects the value of avoiding climate change, how to design policies to control climate change, and the value of short- and long-run weather forecasts, among other topics.


  • ECON 696V Environmental and Energy Economics: Applied Theory
  • ECON 150 Energy and Environmental Challenges

Primary Publications

Working Papers


Other Selected Publications


  • PhD in Energy and Resources, University of California, Berkeley, 2011