Beia Spiller

Senior Economist


Areas of expertise: Transportation, energy demand, shale gas

Beia is a Senior Economist in the Office of Economic Policy and Analysis. She has expertise in domestic climate and energy policies, with a main focus on electricity pricing and regulation. She also works on natural gas issues, transportation, and fisheries management policies.


Beia worked at Resources for the Future prior to coming to EDF, and during her time in Buenos Aires, Argentina, worked for the municipal government and a public policy think tank.


  • PhD in Economics from Duke University
  • Master’s in Economics from Duke University
  • Masters in Public Policy from Universidad Torcuato di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Bachelors of Arts in Environmental Policy from UC San Diego


Convery, Frank J., Kristina Mohlin, Elisheba Spiller (2017). “Policy Brief—Designing Electric Utility Rates: Insights on Achieving Efficiency, Equity, and Environmental Goals.” Rev Environ Econ Policy 2017; 11 (1): 156-164. doi: 10.1093/reep/rew024

Muehlenbachs, L., E. Spiller, and C. Timmins (2015). “The Housing Market Impacts of Shale Gas Development”, American Economic Review, 105(12): 3633-59.

Badtke-Berkow, M., M. Centore, K. Mohlin, and B. Spiller (2015). “A Primer on Time-Variant Electricity Pricing”, EDF Whitepaper.

Mohlin, K., B. Spiller, M. Badtke-Berkow, J. Fine, G. Donzelli, and C. Larose (2014). “SolaROI: Estimating Returns to Residential Solar Panels from Underlying Tariff Structures and Compensation Mechanisms”, EDF Whitepaper.

Spiller, E., H.M. Stephens, C. Timmins, and A. Smith (2014). “The Effect of Gasoline Taxes and Public Transit Investments on Driving Patterns”, Environmental and Resource Economics, 59(4):633-657.

Li, S., J. Linn, and E. Spiller (2013). “Evaluating ‘Cash-for-Clunkers’: Program Effects on Auto Sales, Jobs and the Environment”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 65(2): 175-193.

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