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Teevrat Garg

Assistant Professor

Teevrat Garg works on a variety of issues in economics, with a focus on applications to environmental problems in low- and middle-income countries. His current research projects include uncovering causal mechanisms that link ecosystem health to human health and the distributional consequences of adaptation to climate change.

He is an assistant professor of economics at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, and he teaches courses including International Health Economics and Quantitative Methods. 

Prior to joining GPS, Garg completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the London School of Economics’ Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Environment.

Education and CV

Ph.D., Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 2015
B.S., Mathematics and B.A., Economics (Honors), Lafayette College, 2010

GPS Spotlight

Deforestation Drives Disease, Climate Change and It’s Happening at a Rapid Rate
April 23, 2020 | Conserving forests does not just save trees; it saves lives in the short and long-term says researcher Teevrat Garg.

Modeling the future of Southeast Asia
July 27, 2018 | GPS Assistant Professor Teevrat Garg creates economic and policy models in low- and middle-income countries to explore ecosystems and human health.

Office hours: Assistant Professor Teevrat Garg
Feb. 28, 2017 | The GPS faculty member opens up about some of the dearest objects that adorn his office, painting a picture of his professional backstory and personal interests.

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