Jennifer Clifford, PhD

Lecturer in Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston and Partner, Turnstone Environmental Planning

Jennifer Janisch Clifford is a natural resource economist specializing in economic valuation and economic incentives. Her interests include food and water resources, wildlife conservation, and the public health costs of zoonotic diseases. She teaches in the Economics and Environmental Science Departments at the University of Massachusetts and is also on the faculty of the Sustainable Recovery from Disasters Department at the McCormack Graduate School. Clifford has worked on environmental projects throughout Central America, most recently in Chiapas, Mexico, and in Asia including Beijing and Surabaya.

Clifford received a PhD in economics, master's in economic policy and planning from Northeastern University, and a bachelor's in business administration from the University of Massachusetts.


  • PhD Northeastern University