People

laura-headshot-caLaura Zhang, Editor-in-Chief, Class of 2018.

Laura is a senior majoring in Economics and Mathematical and Computational Science. Having been a part of Comparative Advantage for the last three years, she is excited to continue leading the journal’s expansion as Editor in Chief. In the past, she has been a research assistant on campus and has worked at the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers and the New York Fed.


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Aakash Pattabi, Marketing Director, Class of 2019.

Aakash is a sophomore majoring in Economics and Computer Science. He joined the staff of Comparative Advantage this year, where he serves as the Marketing Director, overseeing the journal’s outreach to universities across the nation, as well as the journal’s website. This past summer, he worked at the Partnership for Public Service on their project to oversee the presidential transition.


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Genevieve Selden, Marketing Director, Class of 2019.

Genevieve Selden is a sophomore majoring in Economics with a minor in Management Science & Engineering. She is interested in financial economics, investing, and portfolio management. Genevieve is currently a Research Assistant at the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research working on a project that analyzes the performance of U.S. national, state, and local governments.


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Raymond Gilmartin, Associate Editor, Class of 2020.

Raymond is a freshman, and is a prospective major in both Economics and Physics. He is interested in the use of data science, quantitative methods, and economic theory in policy-making. Raymond joined the staff of Comparative Advantage this year. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.


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Toren Fronsdal, Associate Editor, Class of 2020.

Toren is a freshman intending to major in Economics and minor in Management Science and Engineering. He is especially interested in behavioral economics and studying economic inequality. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur.


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Udai Baisiwala, Associate Editor, Class of 2018.

Udai Baisiwala is a junior studying Economics and Computer Science. He is interested in the use of big data techniques to analyze economic data and in financial economics. He has worked at Salesforce and several startups and will be spending the coming summer at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an investment banking analyst.


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Maya Ganesan, Associate Editor, Class of 2019.

Maya Ganesan is a sophomore majoring in Economics with minors in English and Political Science. She joined the staff of Comparative Advantage as an associate editor this year. Previously, she has worked as a researcher at Harvard University and at the University of Washington. This past summer, she interned at Microsoft in a software engineering position.


Matthew Galloway, Associate Editor, Class of 2020.matt-headshot-ca

Matthew Galloway is a freshman interested in studying Economics. He has a passion for investing and is excited to continue taking Stanford’s economics courses. Matthew joined the staff of Comparative Advantage this year. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur.


Spencer Guo, Associate Editor, Class of 2020.raymond-headshot-ca

Spencer is an undeclared freshman interested in Chemistry, Medicine, and Economics.