PhD Session

The Special PhD Session will take place on Sunday, May 24th at the Gloria Serenity Resort. The session will start at 1:15 pm at the Faces 2 meeting room. During this session, the PhD candidates will get 25 minutes to present their work, followed by 15 minutes for Q&A and feedback from a referee.


Time Presenter Title Referee
1:15 – 1:30    Welcome and Introduction  
1:30 – 2:10  Manal R. Shehabi Another Miracle? Kuwait's Economic Recovery After The Gulf War and Applicable Lessons for Petrostates Georg Erdmann
2:10 – 2:50  Jinseok Sung Gas Pricing Systems in The Asia Pacific Market: Competitiveness of Us LNG In Asia Gönenç Yücel
2:50 – 3:30  Ukadike Nwaobi A Critical Review of Unconventional Gas Production Forecast Methods Yıldız Arıkan
3:30 – 4:00    Coffee Break  
4:00 – 4:40  Ziya Coloğlu Price Dynamics in Japanese and European LNG Markets Yıldız Arıkan
4:40 – 5:20  Sakib Amin Impact of Oil Price Shocks on Bangladesh's Economy: A Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Analysis Ying Fan
5:20 – 6:00  Helen Hoka Osiolo Indoor Air Pollution from Household Energy Use in Kenya: Analysis of Health and Welfare Effects Sevil Acar


For further questions regarding the Special PhD Session, please contact M. Nazlı Borand at or Lisa Marina Koch at


The session's main objective is to provide selected PhD candidates with a platform for presenting an in-depth version of their work in the field of energy economics. The Special PhD Session shall deepen the exchange among PhD candidates and between junior and senior scientists. Each presenter will get 25 minutes to present his/her work, which will be followed by a detailed and valuable feedback provided by senior researchers, and questions from the audience.

To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must:

The paper must:
  • be original work completed by the student
  • not be co-authored by a faculty member or non-student (papers co-authored by fellow students are ok)
Application materials consist of:
  • Paper abstract; (may be same as abstract submitted to conference for general concurrent session presentation, in case one has been submitted.)
  • Paper; double-spaced; 8.5 by 11 inch page setup; 30 pages maximum (any paper that exceeds the page limitation will be subject to disqualification)
  • Letter from applicant's advisor or another faculty member familiar with the applicant's research confirming that the paper meets the qualifications for submission, and recommending it for consideration.