Ana de Menezes

Research Student

Ana’s research focuses on health-related impacts of climate change. She is especially interested in the impact of mosquito-borne diseases on labour productivity.


Ana holds an MSc Environmental Science from the University of East Anglia and an MSc Development Studies from the University of Antwerp. Prior to joining the LSE, she worked as a research assistant at UN-Habitat and as a trainee Programme Assistant at UNESCO.

She received the 2018 LSE-IDB Postgraduate Essay Prize for her paper on climatic and non-climatic determinants of vector-borne diseases under climate change scenarios in Brazil.

Research interests

  • climate change impacts
  • health economics
  • labour economics


In the news  20 February, 2019

Climate change will intensify the spread of dengue fever in Brazil and beyond, and the poor will be worst hit

LSE Latin America and Caribbean Centre Blog, 20 February

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