Jayash Paudel

I am a PhD candidate in Environmental and Resource Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I am an applied microeconomist, with research interests in agriculture, environment and development. I apply econometric methods to a variety of topics, including climate change, natural disasters, water pollution, food security and household welfare. My research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as World Development, Ecological Economics and Journal of Comparative Economics.

I am affiliated with the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences. I am the Carolyn Harper Memorial Fellowship recipient, and also a methodology consultant at the Institute for Social Science Research. In the past, I have worked for Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and The World Bank Group. I received a B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Colorado College in 2010.

I am on the job market in the 2018-19 academic year. My Job Market Paper is titled "Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change: Implications for Fertilizer Use and Water Quality in the United States".