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Research Associate
TAO Yujia

Research Interests
Research Highlights

Tao Yujia (Jacqueline) joined ESI on 1 September 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration (with Distinction) from Aalto University, formerly known as Helsinki School of Economics and a Masters in Carbon Finance from the University of Edinburgh. As part of her Masters in Carbon Finance degree, she worked with the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), to examine best practices of corporate emissions reduction activities across sectors and countries to identify key practices and potential of transfer of knowledge amongst and between sectors.

Her key research interests focuses on carbon finance and carbon markets and policy/financing mechanisms to accelerate uptake of emission reduction activities such as renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives, although she has also worked on solar, natural gas, electricity markets and energy efficiency projects.

Jacqueline is currently working towards her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and her Energy Risk Professional (ERP) certification. 

Climate/Carbon Finance (Green Bonds, Stranded Assets etc)

Natural Gas pricing and Hub-building initiatives

Solar Technologies and Electricity market outlooks

Journal Publications:

Xunpeng, Shi, Hari Malamakkavu Padinjare Variam, and Jacqueline Tao. "Global impact of uncertainties in China’s gas market." Energy Policy 104 (2017): 382-394.

Tao, Jacqueline Yujia, and Anton Finenko. "Moving beyond LCOE: impact of various financing methods on PV profitability for SIDS." Energy Policy 98 (2016): 749-758.

Ng, Thiam Hee, and Jacqueline Yujia Tao. "Bond financing for renewable energy in Asia." Energy Policy 95 (2016): 509-517.

Haris, M. P., and Jacqueline Tao. "Role of governance in creating a commodity hub: A comparative analysis." Natural Gas Industry B 3.4 (2016): 367-376.

Owen, Anthony David, and Jacqueline Yujia Tao. "International Best Practice for Emissions and Fuel Standards: Implementation Possibilities for ASEAN." Asia Pacific Journal of Energy and Environment 2.1 (2015): 7-16.

Other Publications:

Tao, Jacqueline Yujia. "Utilising Green Bonds for Financing Renewable Energy Projects in Developing Asian Countries." Chapters (2016): 343-381.

Allan, Loi Tian Sheng, and Jacqueline Yujia Tao. "Singapore Country Report." Chapters (2015): 297-322.

Anton Finenko, Anthony D Owen, and Jacqueline Tao Power Interconnection in the ASEAN region: Lesson Learnt From International Experience
ESI Policy Brief no. 17
10 March 2017 

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