Nicholas Tyack was admitted to the Development Economics PhD programme at the Graduate Institute in September 2016. He currently serves as a Teaching Assistant for courses taught by Professors Julia Cajal, Joelle Noailly, Achim Wennmann, and Giacomo Luciani.
Before joining the PhD programme, Nicholas Tyack obtained a Master's degree in Economics from Charles University in Prague (2014-2016) and a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Pomona College in Claremont, California (2007-2011). He has conducted research on the economic value of crop wild relatives with the Global Crop Diversity Trust through a Fulbright research grant, and also worked as an environmental consultant with Industrial Economics, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Nicholas Tyack's doctoral research focuses on the economic value of genetic resources and crop diversity.