B.Sc.(Research) Economics (Shiv Nadar); Masters of Arts in International and Development Economics (Yale)

Faculty Supervisor: Climate Impact Lab, Michael Greenstone

Nishka Sharma is a Pre-doctoral Fellow with the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), where she works with the Climate Impact Lab, a multi-institution, multidisciplinary research group co-led by EPIC Director Michael Greenstone that works to quantify the impact of climate change. She earned her master’s in International and Development Economics from the Yale University and a bachelor’s in economics from India. In the past Nishka worked as a researcher at the Indian School of Business in India on projects that empirically evaluated the impact of digital identity in social welfare programs. Her current research interests lie broadly in the intersection of environmental and development economics including social impacts of climate change, and how adaptation to climate change be made more accessible.