Sanjam Chhabra joined CEEPR after completing her Master’s in International and Development Economics at Yale in 2020. She is passionate about using methods in applied microeconomics to answer policy-relevant questions and has undertaken empirical projects spanning the fields of development, health, and climate.

At CEEPR, Sanjam works with Director Christopher Knittel to study the economic impact of various climate policies on households in the United States. Her current project employs novel methods to estimate household carbon footprints and their distribution across geography, urbanity, and income groups. As a research associate, she will also assist in data analysis and oversee randomized controlled trials for projects across CEEPR.