Cristina Sarasa

Cristina Sarasa, is a Full Professor at the University of Zaragoza, PhD in Economics (2014, extraordinary award), and member of the Aragon Food and Agriculture Institute (IA2), with a Master’s Degree in Economics (Universidad de Zaragoza), a Master’s Degree in Applied Research in Feminist Studies , Gender and Citizenship (Jaume I University) and Expert in Water Resources Management (Universidad de Salamanca). She has 3 research stays (Aix-Marseille Université, France; University of Maryland, United States; Strathclyde University; United Kingdom).

Her research focuses on economic, social and environmental analysis, through the use of multi-sectoral and multi-regional models, especially through the development of Applied General Equilibrium Models. Her works have contributed to the study and development of economic models compatible with the conservation of the environment and with social and gender equity, focusing the study on the evaluation of impacts, and the design of scenarios on aspects such as energy economy, consumption patterns and technological improvement, as well as in the simulation of gradual trajectories towards sustainable economies. She has been main researcher of several projects and actively participates in competitive research projects and contracts funded by international, national and regional organizations.

She teaches in the area of ​​Econometrics with an active interest in coordinating and participating in projects and conferences on teaching innovation, as well as in the training of young researchers through the co-direction of various master’s thesis and doctoral theses.

Publications (selection)

  • Duarte, R., García-Riazuelo, Á., Sáez, L. A., & Sarasa, C. (2022). Analysing citizens’ perceptions of renewable energies in rural areas: A case study on wind farms in Spain. Energy Reports, 8, 12822-12831.
  • Duarte, R., García-Riazuelo, Á., Sáez, L. A., & Sarasa, C. (2022). Economic and territorial integration of renewables in rural areas: Lessons from a long-term perspective. Energy Economics, 110, 106005.
  • Duarte, R., Miranda-Buetas, S., & Sarasa, C. (2021). Household consumption patterns and income inequality in EU countries: Scenario analysis for a fair transition towards low-carbon economies. Energy Economics, 104, 105614.
  • Sarasa, C., & Turner, K. (2021). Can a combination of efficiency initiatives give us “good” rebound effects?. Energy, 235, 121335.