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Student Spotlight: Nivedita Vatsa '17
Recent Economics graduate, Nivedita Vatsa '17, says "a broad liberal arts education brought depth to my work. My economics thesis centered on child poverty and I found that so many other classes – a class on adolescent development, a class about policy evaluation, a class on sampling methods – enriched my work by helping me connect ideas and research methods across disciplines."
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