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Vasundhara Tanwar


Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Economics



Biographical Summary

I am a fifth year Ph.D. Candidate in economics at the University of Houston. I am on the job market for the year 2021-22, and I will be available for virtual interviews at the AEA/ASSA meeting in 2022.


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Houston (May 2022, Expected) 
  • M.S., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison (May 2017)         
  • Major: Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • M.Sc., Economics, TERI University-New Delhi, India (June 2014)                                     
  • Major: Environment and Resource Economics
  • B.A. (Hons), Economics, Delhi University, India (June 2012)

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Migration
  • Applied Econometrics


  • Stata, MATLAB, Julia, Qualtrics, R, Microsoft Office, LaTeX


  • Principles of Microeconomics (Fall 2019)

Teaching Fellow (Ph.D. Core Courses)

  • Econometrics I (Spring 2019)
  • Probability and Statistics (Fall 2018)

Teaching Assistant

  • Policy Research Methods 1: Intro to Statistics (Fall 2021)
  • Policy Analysis II: Political Analysis (Spring 2021)
  • Energy Economics (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

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