Patrick Behrer is a PhD Candidate in Public Policy at Harvard University and a Pre-Doctoral Fellow of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program. His fields of study are environmental economics and labor/public economics in developing countries. In particular, he is working on the causes of crop burning and its consequences for air pollution in India. He is also examining the impact of heat exposure among students on long-term human capital formation and the implications for economic growth. In other work he is examining the implications of climate change for workers and government revenue. Before starting his PhD, Patrick did a Masters in Resource Economics at Colorado State University and was a Fulbright Fellow in New Zealand. He holds a BA in Economics from Harvard.