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Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Assistant: Stacy Hannell

Charles Taylor is an economist researching the environment, agriculture, and climate change. His work often uses satellite data to answer policy questions. He received the Wallace E. Oates Outstanding Dissertation Award in environmental economics. He previously held positions at The Earth Partners, a sustainable land investment company, McKinsey & Company, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is the co-founder of Drylands Natural Resource Centre, a farmer-owned cooperative. He earned a BA from the University of Virginia and a PhD in sustainable development from Columbia University, and was previously a Ciriacy-Wantrup fellow at UC Berkeley.

His research website can be found here.



Cities & Communities
Environment & Energy
Business & Regulation
Democracy & Governance
Science, Technology & Data
Education, Training & Labor
Decision Making & Negotiation
Development & Economic Growth

Mailing Address

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138