Research topic
  • Sustainable Development

  • Architesh Panda

    Research Officer

    Architesh’s work will focus on evaluating the resilience impacts of climate insurance, including the role of other stakeholders.


    Architesh holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India. He was a Young Scientist at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis in Vienna.

    Prior to Joining LSE, he has worked as a post-doctoral fellow with International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) based in Lao PDR. He has also worked for IRRI in the South and South-East Asia.

    Research Interests

    • Adaptation to climate change in the agricultural sector.
    • Role of Insurance in climate change adaptation and building resilience.
    • Community-based livelihood adaptation, resilience, and transformation.
    • Climate-Induced Migration in the developing countries.


    Policy publications  1 October, 2019

    Disaster insurance in developing Asia: An analysis of market-based schemes

    This working paper analyzes the status, types, and evolution of market-based disaster insurance schemes across developing Asia. Well-designed insurance schemes can play an important role in increasing resilience to climate … read more »

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    Public Lectures 8 Oct 2019

    Hydro power and the power of people in India

    Speakers: Subrat Kumar Sahu, Ruth Kattumuri, Architesh Panda, Joana Setzer The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, India Observatory, and the LSE India Society invite you to … read more »

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