Anjali Ramakrishnan is a PhD candidate at MCC since October 2017. Her research focuses on assessing demand-side solutions for a low-carbon transition. In essence, she aims at
- revealing the consumer role in facilitating the transition by analysing household energy consumption in emerging economies,
- evaluating policies that target preferences, behaviours and social norms,
- and understanding and outlining country level energy and development low-carbon pathways.
Previously, Anjali has worked in projects on rural energy access, fossil fuel subsidies, coal pricing in India and India's INDC policies with policy think tanks including The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) in New Delhi. She completed her Masters in Economics from TERI University, New Delhi, and her Bachelors in Economics from Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University. She also cleared the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) in 2012.
Anjali is a recipient of the DAAD Research Scholarship for her PhD studies in Germany.