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Dr Shaikh Eskander

Senior Lecturer in Economics

About

I am an applied microeconomist with primary research focus in environmental, natural resource and development economics. I apply econometrics and applied microeconomic theory to problems in agriculture, sustainable development, transboundary negotiations, climate change, private sector & household adaptation and marine resources. 

My current teaching includes microeconomics, development economics and applied econometrics. I also supervise undergraduate dissertations (completed: 6), MA/MS/MSc dissertations (completed: 5, on-going: 2) and PhD theses (completed: 0, on-going: 1, scheduled: 2). 

For more information, please visit my personal website: https://www.shaikheskander.com/ or google scholar profile: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=WcF0S1MAAAAJ&hl=en.

Areas of specialism

  • Environmental and Natural Resources Economics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Climate Change and Climatic Extremes
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Agricultural and Rural Development
  • Marine Resources

Qualifications

  • PhD Economics, University of Wyoming, 2015
  • MA Economics, Carleton University, 2010
  • MSS Economics, University of Dhaka, 2005
  • BSS (Honors) Economics, University of Dhaka, 2003

Professional membership

Member, American Agricultural Economic Association (AAEA)

Member, American Economic Association (AEA)

Member, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE)

Member, Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA)

Member, Canadian Economic Association (CEA)

Member, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)

Research

I am currently working on sustainable development and climate change related issues. My ongoing research projects include

  • Livestock Productivity and CO2 Emissions (with FAO)
  • Economic Impacts of Climate Change Laws (with Sam Fankhauser (LSE))
  • Disaster-vulnerability of Female Entrepreneurs (with Kate Gannon (LSE))
  • Energy-use in UK Universities
  • Natural Resource Use and Management under Risk (with Ed Barbier (CSU))
  • Socio-economics of Turtle by-catch (with Charlie Xu (Windsor) and Ben Gilbert (Mines))

For more information, please visit my personal website: https://www.shaikheskander.com/ or google scholar profile: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=WcF0S1MAAAAJ&hl=en.

Publications

Number of items: 5.

Article

Crick, Florence, Eskander, Shaikh M.S.U., Fankhauser, Sam and Diop, Mamadou (2018) How do African SMEs respond to climate risks? Evidence from Kenya and Senegal. World Development, 108, pp. 157-168. ISSN (print) 0305-750X

Eskander, Shaikh M.S.U., Barbier, Edward B. and Gilbert, Benjamin (2018) Fishing and nonfishing income decisions : the role of human capital and family structure. Land Economics, 94(1), pp. 114-136. ISSN (print) 0023-7639

Eskander, Shaikh M.S.U. and Barbier, Edward B. (2017) Tenure security, human capital and soil conservation in an overlapping generation rural economy. Ecological Economics, 135, pp. 176-185. ISSN (print) 0921-8009

Conference or Workshop Item

Eskander, Shaikh (2019) Energy efficiency in UK Universities. In: 10th Annual Faculty Research Conference: Contemporary Issues in Business and Social Sciences in a period of uncertainty; 03 - 04 Jun 2019, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Eskander, Shaikh and Barbier, Edward (2019) Legacies of gusts and bloods : long-term impacts of the series of 1970-74 disasters in Bangladesh. In: 10th Annual Faculty Research Conference: Contemporary Issues in Business and Social Sciences in a period of uncertainty; 03 - 04 Jun 2019, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Submitted)

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