Joshua Castigliego is a Researcher at the Applied Economics Clinic. He has more than three years of professional experience in research and analysis, with a focus on decarbonization and pollution mitigation. His strong quantitative background has enabled him to investigate a wide array of pressing environmental issues from a scientific perspective. He has conducted research on microplastic pollution in the ocean and presented his research at national scientific conferences in 2016 and 2017.
Prior to joining the Applied Economics Clinic, Mr. Castigliego worked as a Research Fellow at Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy, where he was a member of the Carbon Free Boston team. In this role, he led the analysis on the emissions impacts associated with Boston’s waste management system to inform the City’s decarbonization efforts as it works to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. He has also held positions as a teaching fellow and tutor, where he was able to utilize his understanding of complex topics and effectively communicate them to diverse audiences.
Mr. Castigliego holds a Master of Arts in Energy & Environment from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in both Mathematics and Physics from Roger Williams University.