The IGEL Student Research Brief Series seeks to make excellent student research available to the wider public. The opinions expressed to do not necessarily reflect the opinions of IGEL, Penn or Wharton. If you are interested in having your research published here, please send it to cdangelo (at) wharton.upenn.edu for consideration. Papers may be subject to review and editing.
Co-sponsored by IGEL, the journal published its first issue in April 2012. wH2O: The Journal of Gender & Water at Penn is an initiative at the University of Pennsylvania that publishes an annual online, open-access academic journal and blog focused on gender and water/sanitation issues worldwide.
- Boosting Household Investments in Energy Efficiency by Matej Hodek, Hyojoo Kim, Douglas Miller (C’12) & Antonia Weitzer
- Transforming the Relationship Between Humans and the Environment by Doug Miller
- Investing in Water Scarcity by Michael McCullough
- Peak Phosphorus by Jaivime Evaristo
- An Ecological and Economic Perspective on the Canadian Oil Sands by Aishwarya Nair
- Transparency in the Marketplace: Opportunities for Business by Doug Miller
- Agriculture and Aquaculture in a Changing World by Jaivime Evaristo
- Catching Rainfall in Marina Bay: Water Necessity, Policy, and Innovation in Singapore by Silvia Schmid
- Hydroelectric Dams as an Energy Source by Jaivime Evaristo
- Neighborhood Rooftop Ventures: Incentivizing Urban Rooftop Farming, Green Roofs and Solar/Wind Power for Philadelphia Neighborhoods by Caroline D’Angelo
Reports, Business Plans, and Travel Awards
- Douglas Miller, undergraduate. “A Study on Sustainable Behavior Inducement: The Role of Information and Feedback.” IGEL sponsored his research at Oxford University.
- Caroline D’Angelo and Dakota Dobyns, Master of Environmental Studies students, complete the IGEL report “Forest Product Eco-Labeling and Certification: Efficacy and Market Drivers”.
- Banyan Water Field Application Project class at Wharton presents its findings: “Banyan Water: Water Trading Platform Analysis” . This project made possible through IGEL funding.
- Kathleen Atkins, MES Graduate 2010, Recipient of IGEL Travel Award for Wharton Leadership Ventures in Antartica. Read her capstone here on preparing MBAs for the future through greening the Wharton Ventures program.
- A team of Wharton MBA Student Volunteers wrote a business plan for a small non-profit that produces honey as an alternative to cutting down the forest. IGEL sponsored a student trip, read the blog post here.