PhD candidate in Economics

Clark University


Hello! I am a 4th year doctoral candidate in economics at Clark University. My research focuses on the effect of public policies on maternal and child health and labor outcomes.


  • Development economics
  • Health & Labor economics
  • Public Policy


  • PhD in Economics, 2023 (Expected)

    Clark University

  • MA in Economics, 2020

    Clark University

Works in Progress


Average instructor rating: 6.67/7

Econ 160: Introduction to Statistical Analysis

TA: Fall 2021

Econ 010: Economics & the World Economy

TA: Spring 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019

Econ 277: Urban Economics

TA: Fall 2018

Selected student feedback from Spring 2021 (Econ 10)

“Nayantara was SO helpful!!! She was always available, replied to my emails and questions very quickly, and overall was the best TA I’ve had so far. I really appreciate how much time she put in to make sure we understood the work we had to do !!!”

“She had always listened to our questions and clarified the topics, ensuring we fully understood them. She used good examples and clearly explained all necessary aspects of each lesson thoroughly and effectively.”

“Super helpful when working on projects. Always responded to my emails with detailed explanations to my questions. I really appreciated that she looked at my assignments before they were due so I could improve them! Also so approachable! Nayantara was really great.”