Department of Economics
Nino Abashidze is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at NC State University. Her current research focuses on evaluating environmental policies, specifically, using stated preference valuation technique to estimate individuals’ willingness to pay for watershed restoration in Town of Cary, NC and to classify respondents by their preferences for the public and private Best Management Practices (BMPs). She is also working on air pollutant exposure and its health effects on farm workers. Nino’s research interests include environmental economics, development economics and labor economics.