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Animesh Jayant.

Animesh Jayant

PhD Student

Expertise: economic geography, environment, trade


Animesh is a PhD student in Economics at the London School of Economics. He has previously held research and policy positions at the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), and J-PAL South Asia. Animesh holds an MA in Research Methods from the University of Chicago, and a BTech in Materials Science Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

Current areas of research include:

  • Water trade in the presence of distortions in agricultural markets in India
  • Water transfer infrastructure and structural change in colonial India
  • General equilibrium effects of distortions in industrial location choice