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Vis 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. Her research centers on climate change, adaptation, agriculture, and irrigation, with a regional focus on India.
Taraz currently teaches courses in microeconomics, statistics and econometrics, and economic development.
Can Farmers Adapt to Extreme Heat? Evidence from India. January 2016. (email me for the most recent version)
Work in Progress:
Can Workfare Programs Support Adaptation to Climate Change? Evidence from Indian Agriculture (wih Anil Bhargava and Teevrat Garg)
Adaptation to Climate Extremes in Developing Countries: An Analysis of In Utero Weather Impacts on Early-Life Health Outcomes (with Ben Fitch-Fleischmann)
The Race to the Bottom: Exploring the Gisser-Sanchez Paradox with Endogenous Well Technology (with Susan Stratton Sayre)