People

Laura headshotLaura Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

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 Council of Economic Advisers and the New York Fed.


Daniel Crisostomo Wainstock, Production DirectorDaniel headshot

Daniel is a junior majoring in Economics with a minor in Mathematics. He works as research assistant on campus. This past summer, he went to Côte d’lvoire as part of the Summer Undergraduate Field Research Assistant Program. He joined the journal this year. He joined the journal this year. He joined the journal this year. 


Raymond HeadshotRaymond Gilmartin, Marketing Director

Raymond is a sophomore and a prospective Mathematical and Computational Science major, with a potential secondary major in Economics. He is interested in the use of data, quantitative methods, and economic theory in policy-making. a fdafdsafdsafda a a a a a                 fdafdsafdsafda a a a a a                 


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Toren Fronsdal, Marketing Director

Toren is a sophomore majoring in Economics and minoring in Data Science. He is interested in studying economic inequality and computational economics. Toren is currently a Research Fellow at the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, working on a paper on intergenerational transmission of economic advantage.


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Ruru is a junior majoring in Economics. She is interested in the intersection of law, economics, and computer science, and the application of economic tools to solving real-life problems. In the past, she has been a research assistant at SIEPR, and worked in finance and government. a fdsa afdsahi  ada  a a a a a


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Maya Ganesan, Associate Editor

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


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Matthew Galloway, Associate Editor

Matthew Galloway is a sophomore majoring in economics. He has a passion for research, public policy, and finance and currently works as an stock market analyst at Gatehouse Capital Partners. He has a passion for research, public policy, and finance as an stock market analyst at Gatehouse Capital


Mary Zhu, Associate Editormary_zhu_headshot-e1510012091224.jpg

Mary is a freshman intending to study economics and computer science. She is interested in applying computational, quantitative methods to investigating public policy-making questions.ParShe is interested in applying computational, quantitative methods to investigating public policy-making questions.Ptners.


Alex LamAlexander Lam, Associate Editor

Alexander is a freshman and prospective Economics major. His main interests include economic mobility, political economy, and development economics. In general, he is particularly passionate about employing economics as a tool to advance social good under the framework of policy. ework of policy.


Kyle photoKyle Duchynski, Associate Editor

Kyle is a freshman who is strongly considering an economics or public policy major. He is interested in using economics for social good and financial markets.He is interested in using economics for social good and financial markets.He is interested in using economics for social good and financial markets.


Nick_ShankarNick Shankar, Associate Editor

Nick is a sophomore majoring in Economics. He is interested in how economic research can inform law and policy to advance broad-based prosperity. Nick currently is a research assistant at SIEPR and previously served as a Stanford in Government Summer Fellow, helping conduct performance audits for the City of San Jose.


Matthew HamiltonMatthew Hamilton, Associate Editor

Matthew is a freshman and intends to major in Economics and possibly minor in Statistics. He is interested in macroeconomic policy, government regulation, public choice, and the evolution of economic thought.

 


JoyceJoyce Huang, Associate Editor

Joyce is a freshman considering a major in public policy and human biology. She is interested in applying economic theory to the analysis of law and policy, and exploring psychological insights into economics behavior.