Environmental Science Division (EVS)a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
Shruti Khadka Mishra
Computational Economist
Natural & Sociocultural Systems Department
  • Ph. D., Environmental Science and Applied Economics, Ohio State University, 2009
  • M.S., Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, Ohio State University, 2005
Current Role
Computational Economist
Develop and use integrated assessment framework to estimate the economic value of ecosystem services. Conducts economic analyses, benefit-cost analyses, and estimates changes in economic value of ecosystem service use multidisciplinary approach that couples econometric model with biophysical model and geospatial analyses. Distills and analyzes information under a variety of regulatory frameworks to provide a strong foundation for informing economic policy decisions in energy and land and water resource sectors.
Career Highlights
  • Principal Investigator:
    • Economic valuation of climate-induced change on river flow and associated economic output in High Mountain Asia (NASA).
    • Valuation of the ecosystem service of solar pollinator habitat in the United States (DOE).
    • Economic Valuation of Goods and Ecosystem Services of Bhagirathi River in India (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India).
    • Clean Ganga and Green Energy through Farm Waste Management in Uttarakhand (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India).
    • Estimation of damages to water resources associated with mining operations (DOE).
    • Estimation of damages to water resources associated with land use changes related to agriculture (USGS).
  • Contributor: Valuation of the ecosystem services in alternative bioenergy landscape scenarios (DOE).
  • Consultant: The World Bank.
  • Author: Dr. Mishra’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, technical reports, and policy briefs, and shared with governmental agencies and professional societies.