The Economics Department

Graduate Research Fellowship is awarded to Sangita Vyas

Tue, September 5, 2017
Graduate Research Fellowship is awarded to Sangita Vyas
Sangita Vyas

Sangita Vyas, a Ph.D. student in Economics, has been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her proposal to study the impact of an expansion in coal-fired power on population health in developing countries.

Before coming to The University of Texas, Sangita lived in India. Her research focused on the causes and consequences of poor sanitation in rural India. Sangita's TEDx talk describing the findings of her work with her colleagues can be found here. At UT, she is interested in studying applied microeconomics, econometrics, and development economics.  

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