Dr Natalia Leonor BORZINO

Postdoctoral Researcher of Making Energy Demand More Sustainable and Resilient

Natalia is a postdoctoral researcher in the 'Making Energy Demand More Sustainable and Resilient’ research module led by Professor Renate Schubert at the Future Resilient Systems (FRS). The aim of the research project is to study the behavioural determinants of energy consumption through field and lab experiments.

She is a behavioral economist and an experimentalist by training. Natalia is currently working on a collaboration project between Future Resilient Systems (FRS) and The Nanyang Technological University (NTU). The project consists in the implementation of three-large-scale field experiments to analyze the impact of social information on individual pro-energy conservation behaviour. Besides, she joined the “external pageCooling Singapore” project at Singapore-ETH Centre as a collaborator.

Natalia finished her PhD in Economics at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and her thesis focused on social networks, diffusion of information, voluntary compliance of emergent social norms and tax compliance.

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Natalia’s research interests are in the areas of behavioural and experimental economics, public and political economics, governance and institutions, management and organisational behaviour, and environmental economics.


  • PhD., Economics (passed with no corrections), University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK., December 2016
  • M.A., Economics and Financial Institutions, University of Genoa, Italy, Final grade 110/110 summa cum laude, 2011
  • B.A., Economics, University of Genoa, Italy, 2010
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