Economist, Amazon Web Services
P.P. Krishnapriya is an applied economist with interests in the fields of energy, environment, development, gender, and labour economics. Her recent research focuses on the intersection between energy and development, and labour issues in the manufacturing sector. She received Ph.D. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, M.A. in Economics also from the Delhi School of Economics, and B.A. (honours) in Economics from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi.
Krishnapriya currently works as an Economist at AWS, Amazon. Prior to this, she worked as a Research Scientist at Duke University, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Indian Statistical Institute in Delhi, an Adhoc Assistant Professor at the Delhi School of Economics, and a Consultant at ICRIER in India. Read more here on Krishnapriya’s research work.
A new review published in Nature Energy examining more than 100 research articles concludes that despite the profound importance of and commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals for gender equality (SDG5) and universal access to modern energy (SDG7), there are gaps in knowledge about the relationship between gender and energy that could hinder progress toward these goals.
So far, the case for clean energy has been built around health and/or environmental benefits, generally neglecting the sizable benefits that clean energy can have on freeing women’s time and reducing drudgery. Women typically spend disproportionately more time...
Every October to November, the ambient air in the Indo-Gangetic plain becomes a noxious concoction of toxic emissions that are partly attributable to the seasonal agricultural residue burning.This burning contributes to a persistent and choking blanket of smog...
Experts from over 10 time zones and 35 countries came together May 12-13th for our first ever virtual workshop – Energy Access through a Gender Lens!
The 4th Annual Meeting of the Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative took place on May 15-17, 2019 in Santiago, Chile.
Analyzing economic sustainability of microgrids