Assistant Professor of Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
I am interested in the quantitative investigation of policy-relevant factors that contribute to outcomes in human health and well-being. My research to date has been primarily concerned with the two-way interaction between environmental conditions and human activities. In addition to a continued attention to environmental topics, I am particularly interested in expanding the scope of my work to questions in health, education, agriculture, and development.
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