Ashley Gorst



  • Ashley Gorst

    Former PhD Student

    Ashley’s focus is on the role of uncertainty in the context of economic decisions about the environment, particularly those related to climate policy.


    Ashley has a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Exeter and MSc Environmental Economics and Climate Change at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

    Research interests

    • Environmental and resource economics;
    • Decision-making under uncertainty;
    • Experimental economics.


    Working paper  28 August, 2017

    Does choice of drought index influence estimates of drought-induced cereal losses in India?

    This research suggests that by using a more flexible measure of droughts policy-makers could more effectively shape policy responses relating to climate adaptation and more accurately identify agricultural locations more vulnerable to climate change. read more »


    Working paper  10 April, 2015

    Crop productivity and adaptation to climate change in Pakistan

    This paper investigates whether there are productive benefits for farmers who adapt to climate change in Pakistan. read more »

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