Arjun Solanki is a sophomore majoring in ORMS and Economics. He is interested in financial, behavioral economics, and economic development. Previously, he has worked with the Union I&B Ministry (GOI) in tracking and analyzing various government policies in the broadcasting sector. Outside of his academic pursuits, he loves playing cricket and is a part of the professional Cricket Team at UC Berkeley. On his path towards graduation, Arjun aspires to pursue Quant/Finance.
Aaliyah is a sophomore from Mauritius studying Environmental Economics and Policy and Business Administration. Her research interests include economic development and resource mobilization in Africa and its intersection with global energy policy. Being an international student, she has a unique perspective on the social and economic inequities faced by the global North and South. In her free time, Aaliyah enjoys road trips, hiking and exploring coffee shops around the city!
Tara Allegra is a senior majoring in Political Economy and Business Administration, with a minor in Global Poverty and Practice. Her research interest broadly includes human rights issues, democratization, and international development. Tara is fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and Malay, and is currently studying French. Over the summer, Tara worked as a finance intern at The World Bank in Washington, DC. Currently, she is an economic research intern for the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In her free time, she loves to paint, listen to music, and learn new languages!
Christina Ji is a senior from Sugar Land, Texas double majoring in Media Studies and Political Science, with a focus in International Relations. Her academic interests include international consumer behavior, the nexus of tech/entertainment, and virtual communities. She has previously interned at Paramount Pictures for international marketing, and her love for storytelling pushes her to investigate new mediums, stories, and cultures. In her free time, Christina reads and writes - but she is always on the lookout for the best strawberry matcha latte!
Cameron Danesh is a third year majoring in political economy. His academic interests include economic history and geography and using those disciplines to find solutions to social inequality and the world's most pressing issues. Currently, he is working with Professor Brad Delong on his upcoming book Slouching Towards Utopia: The Economic History of the Long Twentieth Century. In his free time, he enjoys reading and learning about the world and going our for walks around Berkeley.
Chelsea Cano is a senior from Los Banos, CA majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Global Management. Her research interests include the economic development of the 20th and 21st century, the Digital Revolution and Information Age, and international affairs. Chelsea is currently working with Professor Brad DeLong and assisting in writing the footnotes for his book, "Slouching Towards Utopia: The Economic History of the Long Twentieth Century." In her free time, Chelsea enjoys watching psychological horror films and gardening.
Vinod K. Aggarwal is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and holds the Alann P. Bedford Chair in Asian Studies in Political Science, University of California at Berkeley. He is also Affiliated Professor at the Haas School of Business and Founding Director of the Berkeley Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center (BASC). Prof. Aggarwal is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Business and Politics. His research focuses on international political economy, with an emphasis on business and politics, technology policy, and great power competition. His most recent book is Responding...
Solomon Hsiang is a Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, Co-Director of the Climate Impact Lab, and Director of Berkeley’s Global Policy Laboratory, where his team is integrating econometrics, spatial data science, and machine learning to answer questions central to managing planetary resources. He is currently the Lead Author of the Economics chapter for the Fifth National Climate Assessment.
Andrés Rodríguez-Clare is the Edward G. and Nancy S. Jordan Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the International Trade and Investment group and Research Fellow at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. Prof. Rodríguez-Clare studies how globalization affects welfare, inequality, employment and the environment.
Jurisprudence and Social Policy, Berkeley Law School
David Singh Grewal is Professor of Law at Berkeley Law School and a member of the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program. His first book, Network Power: The Social Dynamics of Globalization (Yale, 2008) offered an analysis of globalization. He teaches and writes on international law, including international economic law and international legal theory, among other topics.