Prof. Pallab Mozumder, an environmental economist with expertise in socioeconomic aspects of natural hazards, has concluded his year-long appointment as a Sabbatical Scholar at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Prof. Mozumder is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment with a joint appointment in the Department of Economics at Florida International University (FIU).
While in residence at the Pardee Center, Prof. Mozumder continued his research on migration and other climate adaptation strategies in Bangladesh, contrasting the policy approaches for resilience in developing countries to those undertaken in places like the Florida Keys and Miami Beach.
In August 2017, he met with the Graduate Summer Fellows to discuss his career path and his ongoing research. He also participated in a Pardee Center seminar in February 2018 exploring the impacts of climate change on livelihoods in Bangladesh. Specifically, he discussed some of the economic, political, and social implications of sea level rise in the region. Click here to watch a video of the seminar.