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About Lyuba Zarsky

Lyuba Zarsky is Associate Professor in the International Environmental Policy Program of the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. Her research focuses on policy-relevant studies of globalisation, sustainable development, and market governance, with a particular focus on the role of foreign investment in promoting sustainability, including climate change mitigation and adaptation. In the 1990s, she co-founded and co-directed the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability, based in Berkeley, California. She has also worked for the Government of Australia in designing a national sustainable development strategy and has consulted with a wide range of international organizations, including the OECD, Asian Development Bank, and UN Development Program. She is a Senior Research Fellow with the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University in Boston; and an International Research Fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development in London. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and her MA in Political Economy from the New School for Social Research in New York.


Present Associate Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies
Present Senior Research Fellow, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University


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