Matthew LaPenta is an economist with 10 years of experience managing and conducting economic analyses for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. His technical expertise includes survey implementation, applied econometrics, statistical and uncertainty analyses, cost-benefit analysis, economic impact analyses, and health economics.
LaPenta has a bachelor’s in Economics from Bates College and a master’s in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Tulika A. Narayan
, a senior associate in Abt’s International Economic Growth (IEG) division, conducts economic analysis to support agricultural development, low-emissions development and sustainable development. She also provides technical support to monitoring and evaluation activities for IEG. Narayan previously conducted economic analysis to support environmental policy in Abt’s Environment and Resources division.
Narayan has a bachelor’s and master’s in Economics from the University of Delhi (India) and a master’s and doctorate in Agriculture and Resource Economics from the University of Maryland.