Imperial College London


Business School

Assistant Professor in Economics



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Dr Mirabelle Muûls

is an Assistant Professor in Economics at the Imperial College Business School and was a lecturer at the Grantham Institute until recently. Mirabelle is the programme director of the MSc Climate Change, Management and Finance. She is also a Research Associate in the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics.  Her current research focuses on the economics of climate change, seeking in particular to understand the impact of climate change policies and climate change on firms' emissions, energy efficiency, innovation, competitiveness and performance. Her research interests also cover international trade and globalisation. Mirabelle studied economics at the FUSL and Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium, and holds an MSc in Politics of the World Economy and a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics.

She previously held Imperial College Junior Research Fellowship. In 2018, she received the Imperial College President's medal for Excellence in Education. In 2015, she was awarded together with her colleagues the Erik Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics for their publication in the American Economic Review, "Industry Compensation Under Relocation Risk: A Firm-Level Analysis of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme" whilst in 2014 she received jointly with her co-author the Robert Mundell Prize

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Muuls M, 2015, Exporters, importers and credit constraints, Journal of International Economics, Vol:95, ISSN:1873-0353, Pages:333-343

Martin R, Muûls M, de Preux LB, et al., 2014, On the empirical content of carbon leakage criteria in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, Ecological Economics, Vol:105, ISSN:0921-8009, Pages:78-88

Martin R, Muûls M, de Preux LB, et al., 2014, Industry compensation under relocation risk: a firm-level analysis of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, American Economic Review, Vol:104, ISSN:0002-8282, Pages:2482-2508

Martin R, Muûls M, Preux LBD, et al., 2011, Anatomy of a paradox: Management practices, organizational structure and energy efficiency, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, ISSN:0095-0696, Pages:---

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