Assistant Professor of Economics
Professor Archibong's research areas include development economics, political economy and environmental economics with an African regional focus. Her research investigates the origins, drivers and effects of inequality of access to public services (particularly infrastructure, education and measures of public health). Some current work includes studying the persistent effects of historical institutions and geography on access to public services in Nigeria. Other research studies the impact of health shocks on the gender gap in education, and the effects of environmental regulation on pollution levels and associated health. She is a faculty affiliate at Columbia University's Center for Development Economics and Policy (CDEP) and The Earth Institute at Columbia University.
She joined the Economics faculty in 2015 and received a B.A. in Economics/Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Sustainable Development from Columbia University. Her CV and further information can also be found on her personal website.
Research and Teaching Fields
Development Economics, Political Economy, Environmental Economics
Econ BC2075 Logic and Limits of Economic Justice
Econ BC3041 Theoretical Foundations of Political Economy
Econ BC3039 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
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