Sylvain Weber

Lecturer, scientific researcher


Sylvain Weber earned a PhD in economics from the University of Geneva. He is a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel since 2011. Sylvain is also a member of the Competence Center for Research in Energy, Society and Transition (SCCER-CREST). Within CREST, he coordinates the operation of a large-scale household survey, the Swiss Household Energy Data Survey (SHEDS). Sylvain is specialized in applied microeconomics and his research lies in the fields of energy and labor economics.


  • Energy economics: rebound effect, household energy and electricity demand, field experiments.
  • Labor economics: human capital, earnings


  • Labor economics
  • Applied econometrics
  • Microeconomics
  • Micro-économie 2


Prix Nexans 2019


Congratulations to Sylvain Weber who was awarded the "Prix Nexans 2019" on December 11, 2019.