Dawud Ansari

Dawud Ansari
Research Associate
Energy, Transportation, Environment
Field(s) of work
Ph.D. Students and Post-Docs Resource and Environmental Markets
Key activities

Energy systems analysis and fossil fuels (esp. crude oil)

Operations research (esp. complimentarity modelling)

Economics and development of the Middle East 

Energy in development

    Publications at DIW Berlin

    DIW Wochenbericht (48 / 2017)

    Rohöl: Marktdaten und Simulationen deuten auf stabiles Gleichgewicht hin

    Aleksandar Zaklan, Dawud Ansari, Claudia Kemfert
    Aufsätze referiert extern - ISI (2016)

    Resource Curse Contagion in the Case of Yemen

    Dawud Ansari

    Lectures at DIW Berlin

  • Vortrag Heading Towards Sustainable Energy Systems: Evolution or Revolution? : 15th IAEE European Conference
    Wien, Österreich, 03.09.2017 - 06.09.2017

    OPEC, Saudi Arabia, and the Shale Revolution : Insights from Equilibrium Modelling and Oil Politics
    Dawud Ansari

  • Vortrag Besuch des Chinesisch-Deutschen Zentrum für Wissenschaftsförderung am DIW Berlin
    Berlin, 01.09.2017

    Energy Markets Today and Tomorrow : Upcoming Challenges for Economics and Politics
    Dawud Ansari

  • Vortrag Academic Approaches to Peace-building and State-Building in Yemen : Summer School
    Amman, Jordanien, 21.08.2017

    Decentralised Governance and Energy : Bottom-Up Drivers for Economic and Social Development?
    Dawud Ansari

  • Vortrag Sustainable Energy Education and Research for All (SEER4ALL) Lecture Series : Technische Universität Berlin
    Berlin, 08.06.2017

    The „New Economics of Oil“ - Between Curse and Peak Demand
    Dawud Ansari

  • Vortrag 2. Öl-Dialog - KfW IPEX-Bank
    Frankfurt am Main, 07.06.2017

    Reallocation of Market Power in the Oil Sector - A New Balance between OPEC and Non-OPEC Producers
    Dawud Ansari

  • CV - Short Version

    Dawud Ansari is a researcher and PhD fellow at DIW. He was a research student at the prominent Johns Hopkins University Systems Institute and holds degrees in (mathematical) economics from the Berlin Institute of Technology (best economics graduate 2013) and the Humboldt University of Berlin. Before joining DIW, Dawud has worked for Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR). He has multiple years of experience in university teaching and applied project work such as in the startup NPO Energy Access and Development Program. Dawud’s research focusses on energy systems modelling, resource economics, and development policy (in the Arab world), using computational equilibrium modelling and nonlinear optimization as well as empirical methods. Previous results have been published in renowned scientific journals such as Resources Policy.