Joyashree Roy

UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development:Voices of the Global South
27-29 June 2018 | SwissTech Convention Centre | EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Keynote Speaker

 

Joyashree Roy

Professor of Economics at Jadavpur University

 

 

Joyashree Roy is Professor of Economics at Jadavpur University. She is ICSSR national fellow. She was Ford Foundation Post Doctoral Fellow at LBNL, Berkeley, USA. She initiated and coordinates the Global Change Programme, directs Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) Project at Jadavpur University. She is in IPCC-2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning panel, has been a lead chapter author of Global Energy Assessment. She is in winning team of Prince Sultan Bin Aziz award for water.. She has published more than 100 peer reviewed journal articles, authored and edited books. Her research interests are: Economics of Climate Change, Modeling energy demand, Economy-wide modeling exercises for deriving policy implications, Water quality demand modeling, Water pricing, Sustainable development indicator development and estimation, Natural resource accounting, Valuing environmental services, and Developmental and environmental issues relevant for informal sectors, Coastal Ecosystem service evaluation. She has worked extensively with developing country data.