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Kishore Dhavala


Former BC3 researcher

Kishore Dhavala

Main Research Field:
carbon agreements and contracts, carbon finance, applied econometrics and economics of crime

Was employee in BC3 from 2013-03-18 to 2016-08-24

Short CV

Kishore Dhavala holds a Doctoral degree in Economics from Florida International University, Miami, USA. He has a Master’s degree in Quantitative Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, from Andhra University, India.

He worked as a consultant to the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), Delhi from 2003-2006. At IEG he worked on the various research projects on issues relating to Environmental and Resource Economics, Public Finance, sponsored by World Bank, Central Statistical Organization (CSO), Planning Commission, India, International Labor Organization (ILO), and Royal Society for Protection Birds (RSPB), London. His works with other colleagues at IEG had significant impact on the policy makers especially, on the report of cost benefit analysis of metro rail project which helped in starting of new metro rail projects in major cities of India. His work on protecting the endangered bird species alarmed the policy makers and helped them to undertake more protective measures towards conserving endangered species.

At Florida International University, as an instructor he has taught different undergraduate courses such as principles of microeconomics, macroeconomics and applied macroeconomics. As a teaching assistant he dealt with wide range of courses including econometrics, statistics and environmental economics.

His areas of interests are carbon agreements and contracts, carbon finance, applied econometrics and economics of crime.

His current research focuses on theoretical and empirical investigations of domestic and international carbon emission trading markets and integrated assessment models for Climate Change control.

Journal Articles

  • 2019
  • Belete, G.F., Voinov, A., Arto, I., Dhavala, K., Bulavskaya, T., Niamir, L., Moghayer, S., Filatova, T. 2019. Exploring low-carbon futures: A web service approach to linking diverse climate-energy-economy models. Energies. 12. (15) DOI (10.3390/en12152880).
  • 2018
  • Markandya, A., Dhavala, K., Palma, A. 2018. The role of flexible biofuel policies in meeting biofuel mandates. AIMS Energy. 6 (3) 530-550-550. DOI (10.3934/ENERGY.2018.3.530).

BC3 Working Papers & Policy Briefings

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