Mook completed his PhD in 2016. His work aimed to empirically evaluate the impacts of climate change mitigation and adaptation policies on poverty.


Prior to his PhD, Mook worked for 3 years in the Climate Change Chief Economist’s Office at the World Bank, and co-authored the Bank’s flagship publication to the Paris Climate Conference titled Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty.

Mook holds a BSc in Environmental Policy and Economics from Rutgers University (summa cum laude) and an MSc in Environment and Development from the LSE (Distinction).

Research interests

  • Distributional impacts of climate change
  • Economics of natural disasters
  • Evaluation of environmental policies


Research - 2020

Research - 2018


Policy - 2016


Books - 2018

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