Dr Andrew Burlinson

School of Economics

Lecturer in Economics

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Dr Andrew Burlinson
School of Economics
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Dr Andrew Burlinson joined University of Sheffield’s School of Economics as Lecturer in September 2023, and is a member of the Sheffield Urban, International Trade and Environmental Economics (SUITE) group and the Centre for Competition Policy (CCP). 

Andrew joined Sheffield following his Lectureship in Energy Economics at the University of East Anglia (NBS). Before joining UEA he returned to the University of Warwick as a teaching fellow in the School of Economics, following postdoctoral research associate roles in Loughborough University's School of Business and Economics.


Andrew holds a PhD at Warwick Business School (Economic Modelling and Forecasting Group) - funded by Ofgem’s Low Carbon Network Fund. Andrew was awarded a distinction in Economics (MSc) at the University of Nottingham and a first-class hons degree in Economics (BSc) at Newcastle University/University of Groningen.

Research interests

Dr Andrew Burlinson has published in international peer-reviewed journals including, Research Policy, Social Science and Medicine, and Energy Economics. He has worked on several projects funded by UKERC, Ofgem, EPSRC and CERRE. 

Andrew is embedded in the current policy and research areas of consumer decision-making on the adoption of energy efficient and renewable technologies, and inequality within energy markets, with a focus on the deleterious effects of poverty on health, wellbeing, and healthy eating, as well as the resilience of households to high energy prices.

Andrew has contributed to policy discussions and roundtables with leading experts and practitioners, including the APPG on Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency, the Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum, Ofgem and National Energy Action.

His findings have received national (e.g., BBC Radio, Daily Mail, ITV, The Sun) and global interest (Africa, Asia, Europe, and America), as well as featured in Understanding Society's Insights Report, National Energy Action's 2023 Fuel Poverty Monitor, and Nottingham City Council’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (2018-2025).


Journal articles


UKERC Flexible Research Fund: Gas price volatility: distributional impacts and mitigations, Sheffield Academic lead and Co-I. 
EPSRC Grant: Energy Transactions for Non-Traditional services (EnTraNTS), Loughborough University, named researcher.

Teaching interests

Dr Andrew Burlinson holds a HEA Fellowship. He was awarded the WBS Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Award in 2016, and a two-time economics department recognition award winner in 2018.

Teaching activities

ECN21004/ECN31003: Econometrics