Current Research Fellows

Sayahnika Basu

Sayahnika Basu

2015 – Present

Department of Economics
PhD student

Sayahnika Basu

Brenna Deerberg

2017 – Present

School of Sustainability
PhD Student

Sophie Mathes

Sophie Mathes

2015 – Present

Department of Economics
PhD student

Nirman Saha

Nirman Saha

2015 – Present

Department of Economics
PhD Student

Sechindra Vallury

Sechindra Vallury

2014 – Present

School of Sustainability
PhD Student

Katherine Wright

Katherine Wright

2018 – Present

School of Sustainability
PhD Student

Alumni Research Fellows

Post-doctoral


Min Zhao

Min Qiang (Kent) Zhao

July 2010 – July 2011

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics at Xiamen University, China
Education: PhD in Economics, The Ohio State University, June 2010
Research: Environmental Economics, Macro and Micro Labor Economics

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H. Allen Klaiber

H. Allen Klaiber

August 2008 – August 2009

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at The Ohio State University
Education: PhD in Economics, North Carolina State University, 2008
Research: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Applied Econometrics, Public Economics

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Yutaro Sakai

Yutaro Sakai

January 2018 – October 2018

Current Position: Post-doctoral Research Associate, School of Sustainability at Arizona State University
Education: PhD, Economics, University of Calgary, 2017
Research: Environmental and resource economics, Health economics, Econometrics

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Aaron Strong

Aaron Strong

August 2006 – June 2008

Current Position: Economist, Rand Corporation in Washington, D.C.
Education: PhD in Economics, University of Colorado, 2004
Research: Bio-economic Modeling, Water Demand Estimation, Environmental and Resource Economics

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Pre-doctoral Students (2011-2014)


The CEESP’s Pre-Doctoral Program in Environmental and Resource Economics sponsored a small group of PhD students to visit ASU for one semester and work with faculty on a dissertation essay.

Amy Binner

Amy Binner

2011

Current Position: Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter, England
Education: PhD in Environmental Economics, University of East Anglia, 2013
Research: Environmental and Resource Economics

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Daniel Brent

2012

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, & Education, Pennsylvania State University
Education: PhD in Economics, University of Washington, 2013
Research: Environmental Economics, Resource Economics and Agricultural Economics

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Jesse-Burkhardt

Jesse Burkhardt

2014

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University
Education: PhD in Economics, Yale, 2016
Research: Environmental Economics

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Steven Dundas

Steven Dundas

2014

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station, Oregon State University
Education: PhD in Economics, North Carolina State University, 2015
Research: Environmental Economics, Resource Economics and Agricultural Economics

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Keith Evans

Keith Evans

2011

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Marine Resource Economics, School of Economics and School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine
Education: PhD in Economics, Iowa State University, 2011
Research: Resource and Environmental Economics, Marine Policy, Rights-Based Fisheries Management, Marine Aquaculture, Cooperation in the Commons and Non-Market Valuation

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Katherine Von Graevenitz

Kathrine von Graevenitz (formerly Kathrine Lausted Veie)

2013

Current Position: Postdoc at the Department of Environmental and Ressource Economics, Environmental Management at Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, Germany
Education: PhD in Environmental Economics, University of Copenhagen, 2013
Research: Resource and Environmental Economics

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Alexander James

Alexander James

2011

Current Position: Associate Professor of Economics, University of Alaska: Anchorage
Education: PhD in Economics, University of Wyoming, 2012
Research: Environmental and Resource Economics

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Sapna Kaul

Sapna Kaul

2012

Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston
Education: PhD in Health and Environmental Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2013
Research: Health Economics, Applied Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Health Services, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Stated Preference Methods, and Meta-Analysis

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Kevin Novan

Kevin Novan

2011

Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of California At Davis
Education: PhD in Economics, University of California: San Diego, 2012
Research: Environmental and Resource Economics

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Matthew Reimer

Matthew Reimer

2012

Current Position: Associate Professor of Economics, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage
Education: PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California: Davis, 2012
Research: Environmental Economics and Management, Marine Resource Economics, Land Economics, and Marine Policy

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Jie-Sheng Tan-Soo

Jie-Sheng Tan-Soo

2014

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Education: PhD in Environmental Policy, Duke University, 2014
Research: Ecosystem services valuation, Global environmental health and development, and Pollution regulation in China

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Rebecca Toseland

Rebecca Toseland

2013

Current Position: Research Scholar, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Education: PhD in Economics, University of California: Santa Barbara, 2016
Research: Environmental Economics

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Andrew Waxman

Andrew Waxman

2013

Current Position: Assistant Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
Education: PhD in Economics, University of California: Santa Barbara, 2016
Research: Environmental Economics

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Congwen Zhang

Congwen Zhang

2011

Current Position: Senior Research Analyst at Philadelphia Works
Education: PhD in Economics with Applied Econometrics Focus, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2012
Research: Urban Economics, Ecosystem services, and Biofuels

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Undergraduate


Saritha Ramakrishna

Saritha Ramakrishna

September 2014 – April 2015

Graduated: May 2015 B.S. in Sustainability; B.S. in Economics
Currently: Research Analyst at Industrial Economics, Inc. in Cambridge, MA

Alastair Martin

Alasdair Martin

January  2013 – August 2014

Graduated: May 2014 B.S. in Economics; B.S. in Mathematics
Currently: PhD student, California Institute of Technology

Kevin Nakolan

Kevin Nakolan

August 2013 – August 2014

Graduated: Dec. 2013 B.S. in Sustainability
Currently: PhD student, Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, University of California at Davis.

Billy Smith

Billy Smith

July 2013  – January 2014

Graduated: May 2013 B.S. in Economics; B.S. in Applied Mathematics
Currently: Director of Sales and Operations, Select Seats LLC, Phoenix, Arizona

Eric Van Buren

Eric Van Buren

August 2012 – May 2013

Graduated: May 2013 B.S. in Economics; B.S. in Mathematics
Currently: PhD student in Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Scott Van-Buren

Scott Van Buren

August 2012 – May 2013

Graduated: May 2013 B.S. in Economics; B.S. in Mathematics
Currently: PhD student in Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jacob Fishman

Jacob Fishman

May 2012 – December 2012

Graduated: December 2012 B.S. in Economics; B.S. in Finance
Currently: Traveling abroad for 6 months

Carlos Valcarcel

Carlos Valcarcel

May 2011 – June 2012

Graduated: May 2012 B.S. in Economics; B.A. in History; Certificate of International Business Studies
Currently: Research Analyst Assistant for ASU Online; Graduate Research Adviser, ASU Economics

Jesse T. Snook

Jesse T. Snook

May 2010 – June 2011

Graduated: May 2010 B.S. in Economics; B.S. in Political Science; Certificates in Civic Education and International Relations
Currently: Lt. United States Air Force

Michael Kaminsky

Michael Kaminsky

December 2008 – May 2010

Graduated: May 2010 B.S. in Economics
Honors Thesis: “Institutional Incentives and Retirement Behavior”
Currently: Analyst for Case Commons, NY

Eric Stewart

Eric Stewart

June 2009 – May 2010

Graduated: 2010 B.S. in Economics; B.A. in Business (Sustainability); Minor in Sociology
Currently: RCF Economic & Financial Consulting, Inc., Chicago IL

Eric Moore

Eric Moore

August 2006 – December 2008

Graduated: May 2009 B.S. in Economics; B.A. in Mathematics
Honors Thesis: “An Experimental Examination of Market Performance with Non-Traditional Buyer Incentives”
Currently: PhD student in Applied Economics, Univ. of Pennsylvania

Garth Baughman

Garth Baughman

January 2008 – May 2009

Graduated: May 2009 B.A. in Economics and Mathematics; Aug. 2015 PhD in Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Currently: Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Jonathan Eyer

Jonathan Eyer

December 2007 – December 2008

Graduated: May 2009 B.S. in Economics; B.S. in Mathematics
Honors Thesis: “A Harberger Triangle Approximation to the Value of Information”
Currently: PhD student in Economics, North Carolina State University