Placement: PhD Economics, MIT | NSF Awardee

Vishan Nigam was a Pre-Doctoral Fellow on EPIC Director Michael Greenstone’s research team, assisting with topics ranging from market failures in Indian electricity provision to farmer crop choice in the United States. Vishan became interested in sustainable development after a summer spent studying decentralized water provision in New Delhi. Aside from energy and the environment, he has related interests in the economics of immigration, conflict and racial discrimination. Vishan graduated from Princeton University, where he majored in Economics with minors in Spanish and in statistics and machine learning.