Dr. Marcello Contestabile

Dr. Marcello Contestabile null

Principal Economist at Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI)

Dr. Marcello Contestabile is a principal economist at Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI). He has more than 15 years’ experience working in low emission vehicle technology and policy research for a range of organizations, including academia, public research centers, government, industry and consultancy.

Dr. Contestabile’s interests revolve around understanding future technology transition pathways in fuel efficient transport, particularly low emission passenger cars, in order to inform policies that are both effective and efficient. His work involves studying the complex interactions among technology cost and performance, consumer adoption, and industry and government behavior, which will determine the future pace and direction of low emission vehicle innovation. His research is multidisciplinary, covering the whole spectrum from science and technology to policy and economics.