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Allan LOI

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Allan Loi joined the Energy Studies Institute (ESI) in September 2012. He graduated with a Masters in Social Sciences (Applied Economics) from the National University of Singapore in July 2016. During his term in ESI, Allan has worked on various projects, including the modelling of energy outlooks, energy econometrics of pricing and demand, as well as behavioural economics centred on understanding consumer response towards information on their electricity consumption. Prior to this, Allan worked with the National Environment Agency on outreach campaigns to spread awareness about energy efficiency and other environmental concerns amongst the Singapore community.

  • Energy Economics
  • Energy and Economic Growth
  • Behavioral Economics for Energy Labelling
  • The Econometrics of Household Electricity Consumption.


Forthcoming in Van Calster, G.,Vanderberghe, W.,and Reins, L. (eds), “Climate Change and buildings – An Asia-Pacific Primer”, Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2014.

Allan Loi and Yuen Kah Hung, “Singapore Country Report”, Forthcoming in Kimura, S. (eds),
Analysis on Energy Savings Potential in East Asia, ERIA Research Project Report 2013.

Doshi, T.K and A.Loi., “Singapore Country Report” in Kimura,S. (ed.),
Analysis on Energy Saving Potential in East Asia, ERIA Research Project Report 2012-19, pp.277-296.ERIA[online]. Available at: http://www.eria.org/RPR-FY2012-19.pdf

Melissa Low and Allan Loi, Assessment of ASEAN BAU-Emissions Reduction Targets: How Do They Measure Up?, International Conference on Applied Energy, Energy Procedia, 61(2014): 488-491.

Recent Commentaries:

Allan Loi and Yuen Kah Hung, “ ASEAN’s Energy Planners Can Learn from Each Other”, Straits Times, 07 May 2014

Allan Loi and Ng Hui Ting, Cheryl, “ Making Society Own the Fight Against Climate Change”,
Singapore International Energy Week 2013, 06 Dec 2013

Allan Loi, “ Peers Feedback Scheme will Lift Energy Savings”,
 Business Times, 15 November 2013


Email: esiltsa@nus.edu.sg
Phone: (+65) 6516-2349
Fax: (+65) 6775-1831