Academic Employment
since 2018 — Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics at Heidelberg University.
2016-2018 — Post-doctoral research fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.

2015 – PhD Economics, University of Zurich (Summa cum laudae)
2010 – MSc Finance, University of Lausanne (Thesis awarded 6/6)
2008 – BSc Finance, Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest (Thesis awarded 10/10)

Refereed Publications
Balietti, A., Datta, S. and Veljanoska, S., 2022. Air pollution and child development in India. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 113, p.102624.
Balietti, A., Chesney, M. and Vargas, C., 2018. Long-Term Choices For Quinoa Farmers in Puno Peru. A Real Options Study. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, 6, pp.1-19.
Balietti, A., 2016. Trader types and volatility of emission allowance prices. Evidence from EU ETS Phase I. Energy Policy, 98, pp.607-620.
Balietti, A., Bahn, O., Chesney, M., Gheyssens, J., Knutti, R., 2015. Is there room for geoengineering in the optimal climate policy mix?. Environmental Science and Policy, 48, pp.67-76.
Balietti, A., and Gheyssens, J., 2016. Baseline choice and performance implications for REDD. Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, 5(1), pp.79-124

Environmental Finance and Investments, Springer Texts in Business and Economics (2015), Springer Berlin Heidelberg, with M. Chesney, J. Gheyssens, and L. Taschini.
– A Chinese edition of this book has been published in 2016.

Working Papers
Relative Income and Preferences for Public Goods, with Tillmann Eymess (Heidelberg University) and Angelika Budjan (Stuttgart University).
Strategic Ignorance and Perceived Control, with Angelika Budjan (Stuttgart University), Tillmann Eymess (Heidelberg University), and Alice Solda (Ghent University).
Lease splitting and dirty entrants: The unintended consequences of India’s Environmental Clearances Reform, with Lucy Page (MIT), Rohini Pande (Yale University), Kevin Rowe (Uber), and Anant Sudarshan (Warwick University).
Racial Demographics and Environmental Auditing in the USA, with Tom Zeisig (Heidelberg University).

On-going Projects
Predicting and Testing Persuasion and Backfire with Everyday News Articles, with Stefano Balietti (University of Mannheim), Amir Tohidi (MIT), and Samuel Freiberger (World Bank) — data collection.
Banking Shocks and Green Investments in India, with Giorgia Barboni (Warwick University), Emilia Garcia-Appendini (University of Zurich, Bank Norge), Nirupama Kulkarni (CAFRAL, Reserve Bank of India) — analysis.

Environmental Protection and Labour Market Outcomes, with Sreeja Jaiswal (Heidelberg University) and Daniel Schaeffer (Technical University Berlin) — manuscript preparation.

Media appearance
Business Standard (April 2018) — on indoor air pollution in India

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