Program Contributors – 2022 Annual Workshop
Matthew Shupler is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard Chan School of Public Health and previously based in the Department of Public Health and Policy at University of Liverpool in the UK. He has worked on the CLEAN-Air(Africa) study focused on assessing the adverse health impacts of household air pollution from cooking with polluting fuels. Matt completed his PhD at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada where he worked on characterizing personal exposures to fine particulate matter from household air pollution across Asia, Africa and South America (PURE-AIR study).
P. P. Krishnapriya
P. P. Krishnapriya is a Research Scientist at the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University. Prior to this, she worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Economics and Planning Unit, Indian Statistical Institute in Delhi. She graduated with a PhD in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. Her research interests are in energy, environment, development and labor economics.
Annelise Gill-Wiehl is currently an NSF Graduate Student Researcher and a Ph.D. Candidate in the Energy & Resources Group at the University of California, Berkeley. Annelise’s research interests center on household energy access in low- and middle- income countries utilizing impact evaluation methods. In addition to the work that she will present at SETI, Annelise works on the affordability of clean fuels, decentralized electrification solutions, quantifying emission reductions from cookstoves on the carbon market, and climate equity, focusing on women and low-income households. When not working on household energy, she enjoys long distance running and drinking coffee.
Dina Pomeranz is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Zurich. Her research focuses on public policies in developing countries. Prior to joining the University of Zurich, she was an assistant professor at Harvard Business School and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at MIT’s Poverty Action Lab.
Solomon Aboagye is a PhD student of the University of Cape Town with research interest in Natural resources economics. His thesis examines various aspects of households energy deprivation beyond connections and access. Bulk of his publications are on energy and environmental sustainability. Before enrolling for his PhD, Solomon lectured at the University of Ghana from 2016 to 2018.
I work as a development economist at RWI Essen in the Climate Change and Development group while finishing my PhD at Wageningen University and Research. My research interests lie in the interface of economic development and the environment. I currently work on topics such as sustainable land use and deforestation, large-scale land investments, energy access and research transparency.
Adolfo Uribe Poblete
Thiago Pastorelli Rodrigues
Gabriel Gonzalez Sutil
Andrew Phillip Hutchens
Andrew is a rising fourth-year economics Ph.D. student in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University. His research interests span energy, environmental, and transportation economics, often through the lens of industrial organization. Andrew’s current research agenda investigates the interplay between climate change and electricity markets, integrating renewables into energy markets, and the transition to electric vehicles. When not building economic models or wading through copious amounts of data, Andrew enjoys exercising, bothering his cats, and reading way too much about aviation.
Katherine (Katie) Dickinson
Dr. Katie Dickinson is an Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health in the Colorado School of Public Health, and a JPB Environmental Health Fellow. Her interdisciplinary research examines how people perceive and respond to risks, as well as the impacts of policies and programs on health and social outcomes. Past and current projects have addressed problems at the nexus of environmental quality, economic development, and human health, including water and sanitation, household energy and air pollution, and mosquito-borne diseases. Environmental justice is a central focus of her current work.