Pierre Biscaye

University of California, Berkeley

Pierre is a PhD candidate in Agricultural & Resource Economics at UC Berkeley. He studies microeconomics in the context of gender, environment, agriculture, and energy in developing countries, primarily exploiting natural experiments and publicly available data to conduct empirical research.

Pierres holds a Master's of Public Administration with a concentration on International Development from the University of Washington Evans School, and a BA in International Studies from Whitworth University. He was a Research & Strategic Initiatives Manager at the Evans School Policy Analysis & Research Group (EPAR), and before that worked in a variety of development interventions for non-profit organizations in East and West Africa. He has worked in Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Tanzania on a variety of development projects, and growing up lived for 10 years in Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, and Cambodia.