Essays on the post-carbon transition


Academic Profile

Sugandha is DPhil candidate in Environmental Economics at the University of Oxford supervised by Prof Cameron Hepburn and Dr Jacquelyn Pless.

Sugandha's research interests include the:

  • economics of innovation
  • environmental economics
  • public economics
  • political economy

Her current research assesses the impact of risk-reducing policies in incentivizing frontier innovation; the interaction of market failures and its effect on the direction of innovation; and the political-economy of energy transitions.

She previously worked as an environmental economist at Vivid Economics in London, and prior to that, as a trade economist at ICRIER in New Delhi.

Sugandha has worked with governments, international organisations and private firms to advise on various aspects of climate policy.

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