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  • Professor and Head Department of Economics Coordinator Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Dr Joyashree Roy is currently the Professor of Economics at Jadavpur University, Kolkata in India. She initiated and also coordinates the Global Change Programme at Jadavpur University which focuses on selected aspects of Climate Change research and beyond . She Directs the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) project on “Tradition, Social Change, and Sustainable Development: A Holistic Approach” at the same university. She was a Ford Foundation Post Doctoral Fellow in Environmental Economics at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California , USA.

She has been one of the two Coordinating Lead Authors of the Chapter 7 of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC’s AR4, WGIII, “Climate Change 2007: Mitigation of Climate Change”. IPCC is the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner. She is in IPCC Fifth assessment cycle as well. She has been involved in preparation of Stern Review Report, Global Energy Assessment and many other national and global efforts. She is in Steering committee of LOICZ. In her independent research capacity she has authored books and written over sixty articles in peer reviewed leading professional journals and books.

Current research interests are: Economics of Climate Change, 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, Coastal Ecosystem service evaluation.

She is interested in multidisciplinary approaches to understanding development issues. She has widely traveled to almost every continent for her extensive research collaborations and capacity building efforts in the field of Resource, energy, environment and the climate change.

Climate Strategies’ research projects and publications by Joyashree Roy:
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