FEC Academy – Prof. Dr. Joyashree Roy

Prof. Dr. Joyashree Roy

Current position: 

Bangabandhu Chair Professor
Affiliation:

Asian Institute of Technology | Thailand

Joyashree Roy is currently Bangabandhu Chair Professor at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. She is also a Professor of Economics at Jadavpur University, now on lien. She initiated and continues to be the Founder advisor to the Global Change Programme and SYLFF Project at Jadavpur University. She was Ford Foundation Post Doctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA. She was awarded ICSSR national fellow. She was in the IPCC-2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning panel, has been a chapter author of Global Energy Assessment, she is coordinating lead author of scenario chapter of HIMAP (Hindu Kush Himalayan Monitoring and Assessment Programme). 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.

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Which of the three themes and four hotspots of Future Earth Coasts are you addressing with your work?

Themes*:

☐    Dynamic Coasts

X    Human Development and Coasts

☐    Pathways to Coastal Sustainability

* Find out more about our themes

Hotspots:

☐  Small islands

X  Urbanization in coastal zones

☐  Arctic Coasts

X   River-Mouth Systems, Deltas and Estuaries