Justin Larson is an expert energy economist with RTI’s Learning, Energy, and Environment for Development division. He currently serves as the Power Africa Coordinator's Office (PACO) Technical Advisor on the Power Africa Off-grid Project (PAOP), where he acts as a technical liaison between the project and the coordinator's office, leads the research activities on the project, and provides analytical services to support activities through the project team. Dr. Larson also serves as a co-lead on the PAOP COVID-19 Task Force, helping to provide insights and analysis of the off-grid sector and the impacts of the pandemic to various sector stakeholders. He has varied experience in research topics and methods, and his formal academic training is in applied microeconomics, where his dissertation focused on estimation of policy effects in the electric utility sector.
Energy Research Economist
PhD, Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MA, Applied Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
BS, Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro