RESEARCH

YALE PROGRAM ON FINANCIAL STABILITY COVID-19 TRACKER

March 2020 - present

In March 2020, Priya helped establish the COVID-19 Financial Response Tracker (CFRT), which follows economic interventions by central banks, fiscal authorities, and international organizations aimed at combating the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic and restoring financial stability. She currently is project manager of the 36 interns assisting with this work.

YALE PROGRAM ON FINANCIAL STABILITY BLOG POSTS

March 2020 - present

REDEFINING THE FOURTH AMENDMENT: SEARCHES AND SEIZURES IN THE AGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Under the guidance of Professor Sonu Bedi and Professor John Carey, Priya wrote a senior Honors Government thesis examining the changing protections, or lack thereof, provided by the Fourth Amendment in an era where technology is the dominant medium of communication and data storage.

May 2018 - May 2019

ECONOMIC HEALTH AND POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY

March 2018 - June 2018

Under the guidance of Professor Eric Zitzewitz, Priya conducted independent research into the variations of presidential approval rating with various metrics of market performance including stock indexes with differing amounts of media coverage and the Fama-French factors.

POLITICAL NEWS VERIFICATION

November 2016 - December 2016

Under the guidance of Professor Brendan Nyhan in Dartmouth College's Department of Government, Priya analyzed current political news articles for their level of accuracy and bias, coding them to determine the reliability of news sources, especially those concerning the election and presidency of Trump. Much of this involves far-right alternative news sources.

KENYAN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS

June 2016 - August 2016

Under the guidance of Professor Jeremy Horowitz of Dartmouth College's Department of Government, Priya collected information about the campaigning habits of the Kenyan president and deputy president from 2013-2016 through the articles in the Kenyan periodical, The Daily Nation. This information was analyzed to determine how campaigning varies amongst key demographics in Kenya and its impact on electoral outcomes.

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