Research Scientist, Sanford School of Public Policy
Duke University

Ipsita Das is a Research Scientist at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. She is a quantitative social scientist working at the intersection of environment, health and development. Her prior and ongoing research includes understanding drivers of environmental health behavior adoption, and examining long-term impacts of clean energy access on health and household well-being. She has substantial experience implementing interdisciplinary impact evaluation studies in India, Malawi and Rwanda. At Duke, Ipsita is conducting cost-benefit analyses of clean cooking transition in Kenya and Nepal, and leading an assessment of solar mini-grids in Myanmar. Ipsita holds a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a master of public policy from Duke University.

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