Robyn Meeks is an assistant professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, a faculty affiliate of the Duke Center for International Development, a member of the Faculty Advisory Committee of Duke University’s Energy Access Project, co-organizer of the Triangle Resource and Environmental Economics (TREE) Seminar, and a research affiliate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT.

Her research is at the intersection of environmental and development economics with much of her work focusing on understanding individual, household, and firm responses to the introduction of various water and energy technologies, policies, and types of infrastructure in developing countries. Much of this work relates to and informs climate and development policies. Professor Meeks has implemented research in a number of countries, including Benin, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru, and the United States.

Professor Meeks has a Ph.D. from Harvard University, a master’s degree from Yale University, and a bachelor’s degree from Brown University.

For more information, please see research page and Google Scholar page.

Contact Information: 

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