Ritwick is an interdisciplinary social scientist studying how public and private institutions are transforming in the face of global environmental change. He is particularly interested in the application of digital technologies to transform accountability relationships. Prior to his PhD, Ritwick worked with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs in New York, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (UNEP - TEEB) Initiative in New Delhi, and as an Economist in a private advisory firm in Singapore. Ritwick’s doctoral research at Cornell University focused on the mobilization of environmental algorithms to rationalize US agricultural conservation programs. His work has been published in top tier journals, such as Cultural Economy and Land Use Policy. Ritwick is currently developing projects to study digital agricultural technologies.
PhD, Natural Resources, Minor - Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University (Expected Dec 2018)
Society for the Social Studies of Science, American Association of Geographers, International Sociological Society, Social & Water Conservation Society; Workgroup member - Climate Action Reserve (NMPP)
Wolf, S.A. and Ghosh, R. A practice-centered analysis of environmental accounting standards: Integrating agriculture into carbon governance. (Accepted and Forthcoming at Land Use Policy)
Ghosh, R., 2017. Supplying the supply curve: an ethnography of environmental reverse auctions. Journal of Cultural Economy, pp.1-16.