Faculty Profile

Dr. Sanval Nasim

Assistant Professor


Dr. Sanval Nasim is an Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Economics - (MGSHSS).

Dr. Nasim obtained his PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of California, Riverside, USA in 2015. His PhD research explored the effects of institutional constraints on the efficient allocation and optimal management of groundwater in Pakistan’s Indus Basin. Dr. Nasim is interested in discovering how human behavior contributes to the long term degradation of natural resource systems and how local institutions shape and inform economic policies for a sustainable environment and a healthy resource base. He first became fascinated by the field of environmental economics as an Undergraduate student at Colby College, USA, where he double majored in Economics and History. Prior to that, he completed the International Baccalaureate at the United World College, USA.

His research interests include:

  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  •  Water Management, Sustainability and Conservation
  • Climate Change

In his spare time, Dr. Nasim enjoys hiking and exploring the outdoors, playing racquet sports and solving crossword puzzles.

Introduction to Environmental EconomicsFall Semester 2016-171601
Mathematical Applications in EconomicsSpring Semester 2016-171602
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
Master's ThesisSummer Semester 2016-171603
Introduction to Environmental EconomicsFall Semester 2017-181701
Advanced Environmental and Natural Resource EconomicsFall Semester 2017-181701