Shouro Dasgupta

Visiting Fellow, LSE

Shouro Dasgupta

Shouro Dasgupta is currently a Researcher at Fondazione CMCC and a Lecturer at Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia. His research contributes to advancing knowledge on socioeconomic impacts of climate change, identifying hotspots and vulnerable populations, and supporting the design of tailored policies to mitigate and adapt to climate impacts. Shouro teaches courses on Statistics, Economics, and Econometrics courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels at Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia. Shouro is a co-author of the Lancet Countdown, which addresses climate change impacts, exposures, and vulnerability. Shouro leads the labour impacts sub-sector of Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Inter-comparison Project (ISIMIP) and a taskgroup on adaptation in labour impacts for PRCLIAS COST Action.

Background

Originally from Bangladesh, Shouro holds a PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change from Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and an MA in Economics from the University of New Hampshire.

Research interests

  • Climate change impacts on labour, food security, health, and inequality
  • Applied econometrics
  • Adaptation in labour impact
  • Socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic