Barbora Sedova

PhD student

 Barbora Sedova

Barbora Sedova is a PhD candidate and a researcher in the Economic Growth and Human Development working group. Her research focuses on the drivers and implications of climate-induced migration. Her work includes empirical analyses as well as a systematic literature review.

Barbora holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics and Social Sciences from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and a Master’s degree in Economics with specialization in Resources, Development and Growth from the Tilburg University. Before joining MCC, Barbora held various research and advisory positions, namely at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Netherlands, the Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic, German Bundestag and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. 



Sedova, B., Kalkuhl, M. and Mendelsohn, R. (2019). Distributional Impacts of Weather and Climate in Rural India. Economics of Disasters and Climate Change.

Barbora Sedova (2015): On causes of illegal waste dumping in Slovakia, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2015.1072505

Working paper:

Who Are the Climate Change Migrants? Evidence on Rural Out-Migration of Men in India (with Matthias Kalkuhl)

Does Climate Change Induce Migration? Evidence from a Meta-Regression Analysis (with Athene Cook, Lucia Cizmaziova)


Latest Publications

Sedova, B., Kalkuhl, M., 2020

Who are the climate migrants and where do they go? Evidence from rural india

World Development
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