Satabdi has academic training in Economics with specialization in Environmental and Resource Economics and Econometrics and Development Studies. She has been involved in multidisciplinary research with on-ground experience and has work experience in the science-policy interface. The sectoral focus of her research engagements have been agriculture and allied, fisheries and tourism. Her areas of research interests include green economic transition, circular economy, climate change adaptation and resilience, natural resource management. She is experienced in application of econometric models and tools along with qualitative methods.


Ph.d in Economics (2019), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Dissertation title: Coastal Ecosystem Services and Economic Activities: Understanding Interconnectedness through a Case Study
Supervisor: Professor Joyashree Roy

M.Phil in Development Studies (2012), Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK), Kolkata, India
Dissertation title: Exploring the Dynamics in Community Based Water Resource Management: A Study of Mathurapur I and II Blocks of West Bengal
Supervisors: Dr. Uttam Bhattacharya and Dr. Jenia Mukherjee

Master of Science in Economics (2010), University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Specialisation: Econometric Methods and Applications, Environmental and
Resource Economics

Current position:
Post- Doctoral Researcher
South and South East Asia Multidisciplinary Research Network on Transforming Societies of Global South (SMARTS), School of Environment, Resource and Development (SERD), Asian Institute of Technology

Nationality: Indian

Research Interests

Circular economy
Consumption choices for plastic and plastic waste management
Ecosystem service valuation
Natural resource management
Climate change resilience
Climate change adaptation
Livelihood and socio-economic vulnerability