About

Shouro Dasgupta is currently a Researcher at Fondazione CMCC and a Lecturer at Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia. His research contributes to advancing knowledge on socioeconomic impacts of climate change, identifying hotspots and vulnerable populations, and supporting the design of tailored policies to mitigate and adapt to climate impacts. Shouro teaches courses on Statistics, Economics, and Econometrics courses at Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia. He is a co-author of the Lancet Countdown, which addresses climate change impacts, exposures, and vulnerability. Shouro leads the labour impacts sector of Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Inter-comparison Project (ISIMIP) and a taskgroup on adaptation in labour impacts for PROCLIAS COST Action.

Background

Originally from Bangladesh, Shouro holds a PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change from Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and an MA in Economics from the University of New Hampshire. He has previously worked for Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and the International Finance Corporation.

Research interests

  • Climate change impacts on labour, food security, health, and inequality
  • Socioeconomic vulnerability
  • Adaptation in climate impacts on labour
  • Socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

Research

Research - 2022

The authors of this paper investigate the extent to which current changes in food insecurity can be plausibly attributed to climate change. They combine food insecurity data for 83 countries from the FAO food insecurity experience scale (FIES) with reanalysed climate data from ERA5-Land, and use a panel data regression with time-varying coefficients. Read more

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