Anant Sudarshan is India Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago University (EPIC-India).
Amir Jina is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Economics Department of University of Chicago and a Senior Fellow at the Energy Policy Institute of Chicago (EPIC). An environmental and development economist, his research focuses on the role of the environment and environmental change in the shaping how societies develop. He uses applied economic techniques combined with methods from climate science and remote sensing to understand the impacts of climate in both rich and poor countries, and has conducted fieldwork related to climate change adaptation with communities in India, Bangladesh, Kenya, and Uganda. Amir received his Ph.D. in Sustainable Development and M.A. in Climate and Society both from Columbia University, B.A.s in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics from Trinity College, Dublin, and previously worked with the Red Cross/Red Crescent in South Asia.