Countries need to adopt new regulations and technologies to counter an estimated $66 million net welfare loss by 2040.
Samrat Kunwar is an assistant professor of Economics at Saint John’s University in Minnesota. His research focuses on the economic measurement of environmental goods and services using stated and revealed preference methods. His past work examined issues related to climate change mitigation and adaptations; water policy and ecosystem services; and global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of New Mexico.