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Roy, Joyashree

SYLFF FACULTY MEMBER

Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University (India)

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Areas of Expertise

Energy economics, economics of climate change, resource and environmental economics, water management and pricing, green accounting, and climate change and the informal sector.

Bio

Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. Directs the SYLFF Project on "Tradition, Social Change, and Sustainable Development: A Holistic Approach." Coordinates the Global Change Programme at JU. Was a Ford Foundation Post Doctoral Fellow in Environmental Economics at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA. Coordinating lead author of the Inter-Governmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC)'s AR4, WGIII, Chapter 7, "Climate Change 2007: Mitigation of Climate Change". Current research interests are modeling energy demand, economy-wide modeling exercises for deriving policy implications, water quality demand modeling, water pricing, urban infrastructure development policy issues, sustainable indicator estimation, natural resource accounting, valuing environmental services, and developmental and environmental issues relevant for informal sectors. Interested in multidisciplinary approaches to understanding development issues.

 

Research Results

Publications

"Climate Change Mitigation," Working Group III contribution to Chapter 7 "Industry" of the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report (co-authored with Lenny Bernstein) . (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

"An Analysis of the Performance of the States and Union Territories of India on the Sustainable Development Pathway," Summary Report, 2007, Global Change Programme, Jadavpur University (coauthored with Bikram Chatterjee, S. Basak, and K. Nandy).

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