I am an Associate Professor in Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at The Ohio State University. My research focuses on the complex relationships between migration, climate change, economic development, and the intra-household allocation of resources. I am active in efforts aimed at enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within academia in particular.

Cooperation and Efficiency within Households
Migration in Bangladesh


Short-Term Migration


Bangladesh Delta: Assessment of the Causes of Sea-Level Rise Hazards and Integrated Development of Predictive Modeling Towards Mitigation and Adaptation (BanD-AID)

Bay of Hope: A team of inter-disciplinary scientists and engineers working hand in hand with stake-holders, to achieve large-scale impact on a region. 

Land Acknowledgement 

The Ohio State University occupies the ancestral and contemporary lands of the Shawnee, Potawatomi, Delaware, Miami, Peoria, Seneca, Wyandotte, Ojibwe, and Cherokee peoples. The university resides on land ceded in the 1795 Treaty of Greeneville and the forced removal of tribal nations through the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

© 2016 by Joyce Chen