Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco
I am a development and environmental economist studying how people cope with droughts, floods, and other environmental shocks. I am particularly interested in how household power structures lead the costs of those shocks to be unevenly distributed.
Before starting my PhD, I lived and worked for several years in Mozambique studying climate smart agriculture. Prior to that, I worked on renewable energy and energy efficiency policy in the U.S., Germany, and China.
|Nov 25, 2019||Check out this blog post about SimPastoralist, the mobile game I developed for insurance experiments that we’re now also using to train policymakers.|
|Oct 24, 2019||USAID’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk, and Resilience wrote a blog post about our deep learning competition for better index insurance.|
|Sep 13, 2019||I’ve launched a deep learning benchmark competition in partnership with Weights and Biases to identify droughts faster and more accurately from satellite data. Read more about it and join the competition!|
|May 23, 2019||SimPastoralist is now available for download from Google Play!|
|Apr 24, 2019||My work on floods and deforestation was mentioned in an article in The New Humanitarian on the recent cyclones in Mozambique.|