Theodoros Arvanitopoulos

University of East Anglia

Senior Research Associate


Research interests

  • Energy and environmental economics
  • Emissions mitigation policies
  • Economic growth empirics
  • Applied econometrics



Theodoros has engaged in policy consultancy projects with the OECD, the UK Committee for Climate Change (CCC), the UK for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Minderoo Foundation. Theodoros has worked in the past as a research assistant at the European Institute, London School of Economics.

Prior to this post, Theodoros has been a PhD candidate at the Institute for Sustainable Resources, University College London working on the thesis “The environmental and socioeconomic impact of energy demand and supply in the UK industry”. Theodoros holds a masters degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham while obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Macedonia.



Arvanitopoulos, T. & Wilson, C. (2021) Local conditions associated with local energy system projects. EnergyREV, University of Strathclyde Publishing: Glasgow, UK. ISBN: 978-1-909522-87-9

Arvanitopoulos T, Monastiriotis V and Panagiotidis T (2021) Drivers of convergence: The role of first- and second-nature geography. Urban Studies

Arvanitopoulos, T., and Agnolucci P (2020), The long-term effect of renewable electricity on employment in the United Kingdom. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 134: 110322.

Arvanitopoulos T, Monastiriotis V and Panagiotidis P (2020) Regional economic convergence in Greece. Kathimerini, 24 December. Available at: (Accessed: 06 January 2021). [In Greek].

Agnolucci P and Arvanitopoulos T (2019) “Industrial characteristics and air emissions: Long-term determinants in the UK manufacturing sector.” Energy Economics, 78: 546-566.

Agnolucci P, De Lispis V and Arvanitopoulos T (2017) “Modelling UK Sub-sector industrial energy demand.” Energy Economics, 67: 366-374.


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