Welcome to my academic website. I am a PhD Candidate in the Food and Resource Economics Group at the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia. My research intersects environmental and development economics. I am a member of the Centre for Food, Resource and Environmental Economics (CFREE) and the Wildlife and Conservation Economics Laboratory. I am also a Fellow at the Center for India and South Asia Research at the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

Broadly, I combine insights from economics and environmental science to study relationships between human activity and the environment. Some of my current projects include recovering the economic value of biodiversity loss, studying labour-capital substitution in agriculture, and estimating long-run costs of coal power plants on human health. My geographic focus is mainly India.

Before my PhD studies, I was an EPoD pre-doctoral fellow at Harvard University, completed an M.A. Economics at UBC, and was a Research Associate at J-PAL South Asia.

I can be reached via e-mail at madhokr@mail.ubc.ca or madhok.raahil@gmail.com