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Ph.D Candidate, Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia, May 2018 (Expected)
M.A, Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013
B.Sc, Economics and Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Superior, 2011

Areas of Specialization
Applied Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Economic Development and Inequality

Conference Presentations
Midwest Economics Association’s Annual Meeting, Evanston, IL, 2018 
“Decentralization and Regional Convergence: Evidence From Night-time Lights Data”
Wisconsin Economics Association’s Annual Conference, Madison, WI, 2010
“Forecasting Coal Consumption in the United States”
University of Wisconsin – System Undergraduate Research Symposium, Stevens Point, WI, 2011
“Forecasting Coal Consumption in the United States”

Grants, Fellowships and Scholarships
University of Missouri – Columbia
Summer Research Grant, 2017, 2018

Washington University in St. Louis
John Stewart Mills Fellowship, 2011

University of Wisconsin – Superior
Thea M. Anderson Scholarship, 2010
Hanson-Hulbert Mathematics Scholarship, 2010
Raymond E. Russell Scholarship, 2009
David Turska Scholarship, 2009
Minnesota Powers Scholarship, 2008
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Buckley Scholarship, 2007
Tuition Award program, 2006-11
Spooner Scholarship, 2007-11

Honors and Awards
University of Missouri – Columbia
Harry Gunnison Brown Graduate Student Teaching Award, 2015

University of Wisconsin – Superior
Student Commencement Speaker, 2011
Chancellor’s Leadership Award, 2011
Department of Business and Economics Most valuable Graduate, 2011
Outstanding Tutor of the Year, Student Support Services, 2010
Outstanding Senior of the Year Award, Department of Business and Economics, 2010
Inspiring Leader Award, 2010
Superior Achievement Award, 2010
Department of Business and Economics Scholar, 2010
Highest Achievement Award, Department of Business and Economics, 2007-2009

Leadership Positions
Washington University in St. Louis
Graduate Student Association Executive Member, 2011-13
Clinton Global Initiative University Commitment-Maker, 2013

University of Wisconsin – Superior
Executive Member, Student Government Association, 2009-11
Director, Segregated University Fee Allocation Committee, 2010-11
President of Omicron Delta Epsilon, Nu Chapter, 2010-11
President of World Student Association, 2009-10
Student Senator for Department of Business and Economics, 2008-09

Language Proficiency
Fluent in English, Nepali and Hindi

Programming Skills
STATA, Matlab, LaTex

Professor Joseph Haslag (Advisor)
Email: haslagj@missouri.edu                                           Department of Economics
Phone: (573) 882-3483                                                       University of Missouri

Professor Chao Gu
Email: GuC@missouri.edu                                                 Department of Economics
Phone: (573) 882-8884                                                        University of Missouri

Professor Chris Otrok
Email: otrokc@missouri.edu                                              Department of Economics
Phone: (573) 882-1587                                                         University of Missouri