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FACULTY

Vis Taraz
Assistant Professor

 

email E-Mail office Office: Pierce Hall 204 phone Phone: 413-585-3588
Office Hours:   Fall 2013 Tue 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. & Wed 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Vis TarazVis Taraz earned her B.S. in mathematics from MIT and her Ph.D in economics from Yale University. She is a development economist whose primary research interests lie at the intersection of development and environmental economics. One current research project focuses on climate change adaptation and another relates to the environmental impacts of the Green Revolution.
Taraz currently teaches courses in microeconomics, statistics and econometrics, and economic development.

Curriculum Vitae

Working Paper
"Adaptation to Climate Change: Historical Evidence from the Indian Monsoon"