Joshua S. Graff Zivin

Professor Josh Graff Zivin holds a dual appointment at the Department of Economics and the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. He is also IGCC Research Director for International Environmental and Health Studies and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. In 2004–2005, he served as senior economist for health and the environment on the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Prior to joining UC San Diego in 2008, he was an associate professor of economics in the Mailman School of Public Health and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, where he served as the director of the PhD program in sustainable development. Graff Zivin has published numerous articles on a wide range of topics in top economic, policy, and medical journals. His research focuses on health, environment, and development economics, frequently at their areas of intersection. He received his PhD in agricultural and resource economics from UC Berkeley.

Environment, economics, human capital