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Vincent is a third year PhD student in Sustainable Development. He is interested in socially-embedded environmental preferences, waste production and issues linking inequality and climate change...
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Clara is an incoming first-year PhD student. She is particularly interested in the distributional aspects of environmental damages and policies as well as green innovation. Clara graduated in social...
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Thomas is a second-year student of Columbia’s PhD program in Sustainable Development. Passionate about natural resource management and energy systems, he is willing to explore how developing...
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R. Daniel (Danny) Bressler is a fourth-year PhD Candidate in Sustainable Development at Columbia University. His research interests include environmental economics, climate change, international...
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Abhishek Deshwal is an incoming first year PhD student in Sustainable Development. He has research interests in sustainable water management and air pollution, chiefly, uncovering the benefits and...
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Xinming Du is a fourth year PhD student. She holds a bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering and Economics from Tsinghua University in China. Her previous research studied environmental issues...
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Tristan is a second year PhD student in Sustainable Development. His research interests include adaptation strategies to climate change (both climate migrations and agricultural adaptation),...
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Tarikua Erda is a second year PhD student in Sustainable Development at Columbia SIPA. Her research interests lie in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, labor, and development economics. Her...
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Hannah is a first year PhD student in Sustainable Development. She is interested in environmental economics, particularly how climate change and extreme weather events exacerbate economic inequality...
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Gabriel is a third-year PhD student in Sustainable Development, particularly interested in Energy and Environmental Economics. He holds a Bachelors in Economics from the Catholic University of Buenos...
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Florian Grosset is a PhD student in Sustainable Development at Columbia University. Florian’s research spans the fields of development and environmental economics. He is notably studying, as co-...
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Matt is fourth-year PhD student. He received a BA in economics and environmental science from the University of Virginia in 2016 where he specialized in environmental and biological conservation...
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Carolyn Hayek is a student in the PhD program in Sustainable Development. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Boston College with a minor in environmental studies, as well as a Masters in...
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Justin is a PhD student in sustainable development at Columbia University with a background in chemical engineering, organic chemistry, and material science. He worked for a decade in academia and in...
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Sarah is a third year PhD student. Her research interests centre on how the big data revolution can assist in international development. She holds an undergraduate degree in Politics, Philosophy and...
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Hayeon is a first year PhD student in the Sustainable Development Ph.D. program. She is interested in how people include climate change into their objective function. Her research interest includes...
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Hyae Ryung (Helen) Kim is a fifth year PhD student in Sustainable Development. Her main research focus is on Energy Policy, Environmental Economics and Climate Change. She is particularly interested...
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Nicolas is a second-year PhD student in Sustainable Development. His main research interests lie at the intersection of environmental economics and economics of inequality, in order to understand the...

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