Center Fellow, by Courtesy - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Assistant Professor of Earth System Science
Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences
Marshall Burke is assistant professor in the Department of Earth System Science and Center Fellow at the Center on Food Security and the Environment at Stanford. His research focuses on social and economic impacts of environmental change, and on the economics of rural development in Africa. His work has appeared in both economics and scientific journals, including recent publications in Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from U.C. Berkeley, and a BA in International Relations from Stanford.
Selected Publications by this Author
UN Paris Accord Targets: Extreme Events and Economic Effects (PDF/707.15 KB) »
News & Press Releases
Satellite measurements of air quality across sub-Saharan Africa revealed small improvements in air quality could be one of the most effective interventions to curb infant mortality rates.
By Michelle Horton,
Marshall Burke is quoted discussing research similar to his on the contributing factors that climate change may have in suicide rates in India
By Alexa Liautaud,
Marshall Burke is quoted on research done to improve agricultural in the places needed most
By Joseph Bennington-Castro,