Anant Sudarshan is the South Asia Director of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC). Before coming to UChicago he was a Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, as well as a Research Scientist at the MIT Energy Initiative. He received his PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and holds undergraduate and masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) and Stanford University respectively. His research spans several aspects of energy and environment policy, including the design of environmental regulation, reducing air-pollution, climate change, energy efficiency, electricity access, and renewable energy policy. For more information on his work, click here.
Recent work by Anant Sudarshan
A social norm in which people deserve access to electricity regardless of payment may actually be undermining efforts for universal access
Rationing electricity supply limits farmers’ water use to a nearly efficient level on average, but also lowers agricultural productivity