Edmund (Ned) Downie was formerly a non-resident fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy. He previously served as an analyst at Analysis Group in the energy and finance practice areas, with major casework including New York energy-market modeling and long-term power purchase agreement valuation. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Yunnan University in southwest China in 2017-18, studying Chinese energy trade with Southeast Asia, and a Yale University Gordon Grand Fellow in 2014-15 in India at the Center for Policy Research (Delhi) and the Center for Studies in International Relations at Development (Kolkata). He holds an MPhil in International Relations from Nuffield College, Oxford (Marshall Scholar) and a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale (Phi Beta Kappa).
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