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Ekaterina Gnedenko

Title Lecturer
Expertise Environmental Economics
Office Braker Hall 313
8 Upper Campus Rd.
Medford, MA 02155-6722
Phone (617) 627-6972
E-mail ekaterina.gnedenko@tufts.edu

Ekaterina (Katya) Gnedenko received her PhD degree in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Connecticut. She received the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award from Lincoln Institute of Land Policy for her doctoral dissertation work "Three Essays on the Economics of Open Space" investigating the impact of government policy on open space and land use in Connecticut. She also has an advanced degree in Economics (dissertation "The Economic Assessment of Environmental Risks") and a master's degree in Geographical Sciences (thesis "Drinking Water Supply in the Russian Capital of Moscow ") both from Moscow State University in Russia. She has worked on the Environmental Economics and Policy Project Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID) while in Russia and she has taught courses in environmental and natural resource economics at the University of Connecticut and at Tufts University. She has published articles in the Connecticut Economy, the Environment and Development Economics journal, and the Harvard University's Institute for International Development Discussion Papers series, as well as a number of foreign journals in the Russian and Ukranian languages. Katya's primary research interests are in the areas of environmental, urban, and public economics, with the focus on optimal land use, open space preservation, and non-market valuation methods. She has also studied the economics of drinking water quality issues in the cities of Moscow, Chudovo, and Samara in Russia.


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