Sanchayan  Banerjee

Sanchayan Banerjee

PhD in Environmental Economics

Department of Geography and Environment

Office Hours
Thursdays 12.00-14.00 (book via Student Hub)
Languages
English
Key Expertise
Environmental and resource economics, Behavioural economics

About me

Sanchayan’s research is mainly focused on inducing behavioural changes among economic agents with an aim to study and examine pro-environmental beliefs and attitudes. He is the recipient of the Robert and Dilys Rawson Scholarship awarded by the LSE. He holds an MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change (Distinction) from the London School of Economics (2017-18) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Silver Medalist) from Jadavpur University, India (2014-17).

Sanchayan has also represented India in Japan (in a contingent of 20 members) during the Indo-Japanese youth exchange program, Jenesys 2.0. The trip culminated with report submission on improving Indo-Japanese business ties and bolstering the growth of these economies mutually. He has contributed to the research repository of the Government of Bihar, India (2016) during the Jigyasa, Bihar 2025 program. His work was mainly centered on evaluating the economics of crime in Bihar in the previous decades and was substantiated with data collected during surveys in a state funded field trip in Bihar.

Research interests

Environmental and Resource Economics
Behavioural Economics
Economics of Climate Change
Experimental Economics

Academic supervisors 

Prof Susana Mourato
Prof Giles Atkinson

Expertise Details

Economics of climate change; Experimental economics