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Madhu Khanna is the ACES Distinguished Professor of Environmental Economics in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics and Interim Director of the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. Her research examines the economic incentives for and effectiveness of voluntary approaches to environmental sustainability and clean technology adoption, and the design of policy instruments for environmental protection. She is the Theme Leader for the Sustainability Theme in the Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, a University of Illinois Scholar, and a Leopold Leadership Fellow of the Woods Institute at Stanford University. She is also the President-Elect of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
Posts by Madhu Khanna
This article looks at deviations in the impact of short-term weather events and long-term climate change on yields of rice, maize and wheat, and finds that the negative impact of temperature is higher...
By enacting the Companies Act in 2013, India became the first country in the world to mandate spending by large corporations on socially responsible initiatives. Using firm data from 2010 and 2016, th...