I am a researcher interested in a broad range of issues related to the economics of the environment (including climate change impacts and natural resource management), development economics, and applied Econometrics. I joined the Beijer Institute in August 2014 and prior to that, was a Brouwaldh Fellow at the Center for Environmental and Resource Economics and the Department of Economics at Umeå University in Umeå, Northern Sweden. I came to the U.S. from India to do a PhD in Sustainable Development at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and moved to Sweden soon after its completion.
I have taught a wide range of courses at the graduate level, including Microeconomics, Econometrics, Environmental Economics, and occasional courses in using R. Details regarding my recent research may be found in the "Research" tab on the left, while a full listing of my papers (and teaching activities) may be found in my "CV". You may also see my official Beijer and CERE webapges or my google scholar profile.
Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Assistant Professor (Biträdande Lektor)
Department of Forest Economics,
Swedish Agricultural University (SLU)
Email: chandra(dot)kiran(at)beijer(dot)kva(dot)se or