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Juan Rosellón

Nonresident Fellow


Juan Rosellón, Ph.D., is a nonresident fellow for the Center for Energy Studies and the Center for the United States and Mexico and a professor of economics at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas in Mexico City. He is also a research fellow at the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin, Germany. Rosellón was a board member of the Mexican Electricity ISO (2014-2018), and is currently a co-editor of “Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy” and a member of the editorial board for "The Energy Journal" and the “Review of Network Economics.” He is an expert on the economic regulation of energy networks, with more than 25 years of experience in the field.

Rosellón’s research focuses on incentive regulatory mechanisms for electricity as well as natural gas markets and networks. He has designed various mechanisms that promote the expansion of energy networks as well as regulate monopolies through price cap or benchmark pricing. His analysis has been applied to diverse international energy markets in Ontario, PJM, Mexico, Peru and northwestern Europe. He has gained wide recognition for his research, receiving the Marie-Curie IIF Fellowship (European Union), the 4th Reimut Jochimsen Prize (German Central Bank), and the Repsol-YPF-Harvard-Kennedy-School Fellowship. In 2017, he held the Mexico Studies Chair at the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy. In February 2019, he was visiting Professor at the Chair for Energy Sustainability of the University of Barcelona, Spain. Rosellón earned a Ph.D in economics from Rice University.

Contact at mkv1@rice.edu or 713-348-2217.