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Associate professor


Office: BEC 388 250-721-6520
DPhil/PhD (Oxford)
Area of expertise:
Econometrics, climate change, environmental economics


Felix Pretis obtained his DPhil (PhD) in economics from the University of Oxford (Nuffield College). His research concentrates on time series, panel, and spatial econometric methods with applications to climate change, environmental economics and natural resources.

He co-directs the Climate Econometrics project and research network. Before joining UVic Dr. Pretis was a British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College at the University of Oxford, as well as a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley.


  • econometrics
  • climate change
  • environmental economics


Selected publications

Journal Articles
  • “Uncertain Impacts on Economic Growth When Stabilizing Global Temperatures at 1.5°C or 2°C” with M. Schwarz, K. Tang, K. Haustein, & M. R. Allen (2018) Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, vol. 376 (2119).
Policy Papers
Publications in edited volumes