Dr.Shaikh Eskander is an Applied Economist specialized in Environmental and Development Economics. He is a Senior Lecturer (Tenured Assistant Professor) in Economics at Kingston University. He is also a visiting fellow at GRI (Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment) at London School of Economics (LSE), non-resident fellow with CDES at Monash University, Courtesy Research Assistant Professor at Florida International University and a Research Associate with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) at Australian National University. His work focuses on environment and development economics issues such as impacts of extreme climatic events, adaptation mechanisms, natural resources management and conservation and cross-border sharing of natural resources.
Mr. Eskander holds his PhD in economics from the University of Wyoming. Previously he has completed his MA in Economics from Carleton University, MSS and BSS in Economics from University of Dhaka.
His ongoing projects are,
I. Energy, Scope 3 emissions and COVID-19: Experience of the UK Universities Climate finance in rural Bangladesh. With UNDP-Bangladesh and IIED
ii. Energy Efficiency and CO2 Emission: How do UK universities measure up?
iii. Economics and Geography of climate change legislation. With Sam Fankhauser
iv. Adaptation experiences of Female-led SMEs in Senegal and Kenya. With Kate Gannon
v. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), Livestock productivity and Emissions. With Alejandro Acosta
vi. Choice Experiment: Reusable vs Disposable Plastic Cups. With Sarah Heincke Turtle conservation: Evidence from Malaysian Fisheries. With Charlie Xu
Mr. Eskander worked as a consultant for a number of international institutions, including the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.