Soheil Shayegh is a junior scientist at the European Institute on Economy and the Environment (EIEE). He has a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. His primary research interest is developing dynamic models for analyzing the interaction between natural and human systems. In particular, he investigates the impacts of climate change on fertility, migration, food security, labor supply, gender inequality, and public health. He has developed new analytical tools and algorithms for optimal climate policy making under uncertainties about climatic parameters and socioeconomic conditions.
- Climate change and development in South Africa: the impact of rising temperatures on economic productivity and labour availability
- Planning universal accessibility to public health care in sub-Saharan Africa
- Impact of market design on cost-effectiveness of renewable portfolio standards
- Climate impacts on nutrition and labor supply disentangled – an analysis for rural areas of Uganda