- Children and the Environment
- ELiCiT (Exploring lifestyle changes in transition)
- Foundations for Sustainable Living
- Mapping Rebound Effects
- PASSAGE (Prosperity and Sustainability in the Green Economy)
- Policy Dialogue
- Price Responsiveness of Demand in Energy
- Resilience and Sustainable Lifestyles
- Sustainability Transitions in Food Systems
- Sustainable Living in Remote Rural Scotland
Visiting Research Fellow
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Mona Chitnis joined the Department of Economics in University of Aberdeen Business School as a Lecturer in Economics in 2013. She was a Research Fellow in the multidisciplinary Sustainable Lifestyle Research Group (SLRG) and Research Group on Lifestyles, Values and Environment (RESOLVE) at the Centre for Environmental Strategy (CES) in University of Surrey since 2006. She applied (applies) econometric techniques to model and estimate future consumer demand, associated greenhouse gas emissions and the rebound effects for the UK.
Before joining CES, she worked for almost nine years in the Management and Planning Organization (MPO) of the Iranian Government-Tehran as an Expert in Economics and State Planning. Her area of work covered public enterprises, privatization and financial markets issues in Iran. She also lectured at Alzahra University in Iran-Tehran.
Mona did her BSc, MSc and Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Tehran in Iran. She obtained a British Council and the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran scholarship to complete her Ph.D. research at Surrey Energy Economics Centre (SEEC) and completed her PhD in 2005 entitled "The Effect of Gasoline Pricing Policy on Social Welfare in Iran".
Mona’s current research interests include energy demand modelling, rebound effects and emissions.