Derek Lemoine

Associate Professor of Economics

Derek Lemoine

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

Areas of Expertise

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


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

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 areas of expertise include environmental and energy economics, climate change, technological change and decision-making under uncertainty and over time. His current research combines economic theory and computational methods to better understand the dynamics of optimal environmental policy and of energy systems. He is a member of the American Economic Association, the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and the Econometric Society.


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

Primary Publications

Working Papers

Other Selected Publications