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Overview

My research focuses on issues at the intersection of development economics and natural resources, including the impacts of climate change and related adaptation measures. Currently, I am working on two main projects focused on agricultural systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, which examine the role of irrigation technologies and infrastructure investments on agricultural water security and rural livelihoods in these regions. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Assessment of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Measures: An Integrated Modelling Approach, Oregon State University

25 Aug 201320 Sep 2018

Award Date: 20 Sep 2018

Bachelor of Arts, Economics-Mathematics, Whitman College

20 Aug 200820 May 2012

Award Date: 20 May 2012

Areas of expertise

  • HB Economic Theory
  • S Agriculture (General)
  • GE Environmental Sciences

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global inequalities

Keywords

  • Sustainable development
  • Integrated Assessment Modeling
  • Climate change
  • Adaptation

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