Dr Ali Chalak

Research Associate

Dr. Chalak is an Associate Professor in Applied Economics at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. His academic research focuses on alcohol control and harm reduction policy in Lebanon; commuters’ and motorists’ behaviour, modes of transport, and greenhouse gas emissions; adoption of conservation agriculture among farmers in Lebanon and the MENA and consumer demand for food products with safety or environmental labels and certificates. He is also actively engaged in independent consulting for the UK water industry, whereby he has been involved in a large number of willingness-to-pay studies in the context of PR14 and, currently, PR19.

Other Team Members


Daniele Bortolotti

Research Associate

Ioanna Gkolemi

Research Associate

Dr Antara Sen


Dr Paulo Anciães

Research Associate