Ganga  Shreedhar

Ganga Shreedhar

LSE Fellow in Environmental Economics

Department of Geography and Environment

Office Hours
Weeks 4, 6-7, 9, 11 – Thursdays: 10:00-11:00 Weeks 5, 8, 10 – Thursday: 12:00-13:00

About me

Ganga has an MPA in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics (supported by the LSE Graduate Support Award and the Aga Khan International Scholarship). She also has a Masters in Development Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Madras. She has worked as a Senior Research Analyst at the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Asia Office in New Delhi on agriculture development and food security policy in India, Nepal, China and Tajikistan.

Ganga’s PhD examines collective action in environmental and social dilemmas using behavioral and experimental economics. She is supported by the Robert and Dilys Rawson Scholarship awarded by LSE’s Department of Geography and Environment.

Work in progress

  • 'Monitoring and punishment networks in common pool resource dilemmas' (with Alessandro Tavoni and Carmen Marchiori)
  • 'Charitable donations towards biodiversity conservation' (with Susana Mourato)
  • 'Trust, well-being and pro-environmental behavior' (with Stefano Carratini)