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Graduated (December, 2014) in Economics from the University of Virginia with majors in Public Economics.

Education

University of Virginia

Bachelor of Science (CGPA: 3.96)

April 2012 to December 2014
  • Public Economics Major

Yorktown High School

High School (GPA: 9.27/10)

2010 to 2010

Apprenticeship

International Center for Research on Women Washington, DC - United States

Research Assistant

July 2013 to September 2013
  • Performed data analysis and a statistical evaluation of the ICRW's Gender, Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods portfolio.
  • Analysed critical issues, understood program monitoring and impact evaluation, aided in technical assistance across a range of economic and gender issues under the supervision of an immediate mentor.
  • Acquired insight into using advanced quantitative research methods.
  • Helped identify business development opportunities and the scope for expansion of the Gender, Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods Portfolio.

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University

University Representative for the Cross-Research Program

June 2012 to August 2012
  • Focused on understanding pressing socio-economic and environmental problems.
  • Provided statistics-based measures for progressive economic development, effective governance, adaptation to the effects of climate change, and pressing issues of diversity and social inequality. 

Research Experience

  • Paper Presentation, Association for Public Economic Theory Annual Conference, 2014
  • Paper Presentation, 15th International Conference on Public Economics, 2014
  • Journal Publication, The National Bureau of Economic Research, 2013

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Editor-in-Chief, Economically Correct (University of Virginia's official economics newsletter) from 2013-2014.
  • Convenor for "Economatics, 2013", an annual forum for the interaction of the current UV students with the UV alumni established in this field.
  • Tutored middle school and high school students in mathematics and english as a part of the "Giving Back to The Community" program started by UV in 2010.

Relevant Courses

  • Statistics and Accounting Series
  • Econometrics (worked with SPSS, SASS and OxMetrics)
  • Labor Law and International Trade Policy
  • Public and Urban Economics