Priya Sankar is a Research Economist at the Office of Financial Research at the US Department of Treasury. She was formerly a Research Associate at the Yale Program on Financial Stability and is also a Dartmouth alumna with a double major in Economics and Government, and a thesis on Fourth Amendment theory. She has a passion for finance, economic policy, political theory, and law.
ABOUT PRIYA SANKAR
Priya's professional pursuits involve financial stability and economic policy, and finance. She is currently employed as a Research Economist at the Office of Financial Research at the US Department of Treasury. In this role she coordinates key financial stability reports, leads Treasury-wide financial stability discussions, and collaborates with FSOC on such projects as the digital asset financial stability report. She also performs data analysis and research support using a variety of software, with specific interests in climate and digital asset economics. She was previously a Research Associate writing cases for the Yale Program on Financial Stability's New Bagehot Project. At YPFS, she established a comprehensive tracker of governmental policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis and managed a team of 36 interns, while writing cases and blog posts about specific government interventions to respond to financial crises. She also has experience doing financial modelling and event marketing as an investment banking analyst at Hypatia Capital. She performed economic policy research and governance policy research for the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. At Brookings, she focused on financial regulation under the guidance of Aaron Klein and Czech Jewish history research for former Ambassador Norman Eisen to help him write his book, The Last Palace. During her junior year, she was the Apple Campus Representative to Dartmouth College.
At Dartmouth, Priya was also an executive of the parliamentary debate team and the Tabard fraternity, as well as a foilist on the collegiate national champion fencing team. Her volunteer experience was concentrated at Dartmouth College Hillel in which she participated in Project Preservation twice, once as an organizer. Currently, she volunteers as a Dartmouth Admissions Ambassador and is a social media manager for the Dartmouth Club of New York City. In her free time, Priya enjoys cooking, traveling, running, and squash.
BA, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
Double Major in Honors Government and Economics; Minor in Jewish Studies
LOWELL HIGH SCHOOL
High School Diploma - GPA 4.6
National AP Scholar, Spanish Honors Society, Varsity Fencing Captain, Dean's List
TUCK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Completed the Tuck Undergraduate Business Bridge Program in December 2017