Sushmita Singha is a Climate Risk and Energy Consultant at the World Bank Headquarters, D.C. She graduated with an MS in Environmental Science and Policy (MSESP) in June 2020 from the Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago. Her prior academic training is in Economics (MS and BS). She was an EPIC Fellow during her master’s at UChicago, where she worked on randomized evaluations of energy and environmental projects. Prior to joining UChicago, she had several years of experience in professional and academic research in India. At Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), she worked on a rural electric power project and smart metering technology for reducing distribution losses. In the past, she had also worked on environment, urban, and economic research and project management at several organizations in New Delhi, including the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), and the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER).
Scholars / DRW Fellows
DRW Fellow, 2019-2020