Yifan (Flora) He is an environmental social scientist and doctoral student at the Bren School, University of California - Santa Barbara. She studies rural land governance in the Global South using a combination of political science theory, causal inference methods, and geospatial tools.
Previously, she was a social scientist at Conservation International, where she studied the diversity and dynamics of global area-based conservation governance systems.
Telecoupling of land use systems, Land governance, Land management systems, Urban-rural interactions, Land use and conflict
A new paper in World Development by members of the GLP Working Group on Remittance Dynamics and Land Change seeks to understand the specific roles remittances play in land system changes to help clarify the multiple processes associated with migration and their independent and interactive effects.