Ara Jo

Research student, LSE

Ara Jo

Ara’s research will be related to the issues of environmental migration and adaptation to climate change.


Ara did an MA in Economics at the University of British Columbia, Canada before returning to Korea where for a year she worked as a researcher at the Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Research Centre. Ara came to LSE in 2014 to work on her PhD.

Research interests

  • climate change and adaptation;
  • environmental migration;
  • development economics;
  • labour economics.