Ewa Lazarczyk Carlson is Assistant Professor at the Department of Business Administration at Reykjavik University. She is affiliated with the SIF – Sustainability Institute and Forum at Reykjavik University and the Research Institute of Industrial Economics, a Stockholm-based private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry. Her research interests include energy markets, the environment and smart cities. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.