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Janak Joshi

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PhD Candidate

ECON 2032
Curriculum vitae


Janak Joshi an applied microeconomist with a specialization in environmental and natural resource economics. Primarily, his research works and interest revolve around broader environmental and natural resource economics topics. His dissertation and other researches concentrate on a variety of aspects in sustainable energy transition, water resources management, food security, climate change resilient policies and economic policies.

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Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Natural Resource Economics and Ecological Modeling
  • Energy Economics
  • Environmental Economics

Research Areas

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Energy Economics
  • Energy-Water-Environment Nexus and Sustainable Development
  • Non-Market Valuation
  • Public and Health Economics


Joshi, J., M. Ali & R. Berrens, (2017). Valuing farm access to irrigation in Nepal: A hedonic pricing model. Agricultural Water Management, 181, 35-46.

Joshi, J. & A. Bohara, (2017). Household preferences for cooking fuels and inter-fuel substitutions: Unlocking the modern fuels in the Nepalese household. Energy Policy, 107, 507-523.