Emily Pakhtigian

Cofunded Faculty Member
Titles and Affiliations
Assistant Professor in School of Public Policy, School of Public Policy

Research Summary

Pakhtigian’s research examines the causes and consequences of human interactions with the natural environment, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income country contexts. Her research interests include environmental health, water and sanitation, water resource planning and management, air pollution, and environmental policy.  

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Recent Publications

Does improved risk information increase the value of cholera prevention? An analysis of stated vaccine demand in slum areas of urban Bangladesh

Aziz, S., Pakhtigian, E. L., Akanda, A. S., Jutla, A., Huq, A., Alam, M., Ashan, G. U. & Colwell, R. R., Mar 2021, In: Social Science and Medicine. 272, 113716.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Emergency Department Visits for Asthma-Related Conditions Among 0- to 4-Year-Old Children in Chicago, 2009-2017

Komisarow, S. & Pakhtigian, E. L., May 1 2021, In: American journal of public health. 111, 5, p. 881-889 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The role of hydropower in visions of water resources development for rivers of Western Nepal

Pakhtigian, E. L., Jeuland, M., Bharati, L. & Pandey, V. P., 2021, In: International Journal of Water Resources Development. 37, 3, p. 531-558 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Balancing intersectoral demands in basin-scale planning: The case of Nepal's western river basins

Pakhtigian, E. L., Jeuland, M., Dhaubanjar, S. & Pandey, V. P., Apr 2020, In: Water Resources and Economics. 30, 100152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Valuing the Environmental Costs of Local Development: Evidence From Households in Western Nepal

Pakhtigian, E. L. & Jeuland, M., Apr 2019, In: Ecological Economics. 158, p. 158-167 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review