Avraham Ebenstein is an Associate Professor at the Departmental of Environmental Economics and Management. He received his Ph.D. in economics from University of California, Berkeley in 2007. His fields of interest include environmental economics, health economics, and economic demography. Dr. Ebenstein's past research examined the impact of fertility control policy in China on the sex ratio, and investigated policies that might address the "missing girls" phenomenon in Asia. His current research focuses on the health impacts of environmental deterioration and the design of effective environmental policy, with a focus on developing countries. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics.