Sachintha Fernando is a doctoral student and a teaching and research assistant at the Chair of Econometrics and Empirical Economic Research at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Previously she worked as an Economic Analyst and Team Leader at an interdisciplinary think tank in Sri Lanka. She received her Bachelor of Business Economics from the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka and her Master of Economics from Uppsala University in Sweden. Her research focuses on measuring the efficacy of climate policies, both in terms of environmental effectiveness and well-being. Her areas of research interest include Environmental Economics, Climate policy, Causal inference, Socio-Economic Research, and Empirical Econometrics.