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Dr Shaikh Eskander

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, MA/MS/MSc dissertations and PhD theses (completed: 0, on-going: 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.

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer in Economics

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

Teaching and learning

Undergraduate courses taught

Postgraduate courses taught

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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