Pranav Bhandarkar is a Yale College senior majoring in ethics, politics & economics. His academic interests lie in the fields of political economy and applied microeconomics, particularly development, labor, public, and environmental economics. Currently, Pranav works as a Tobin Research Assistant (and previously, as an Herb Scarf Summer Research Fellow) in Economics studying household economic adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh, and as a Research Assistant in Political Science studying geo-spatial political economy in historic South Asia. Interested in interfacing economics with public policy, he has also conducted quantitative and qualitative research on domestic economic issues while interning in the Office of Economic Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Heinz Government Service Fellow; and has researched trade adjustment policy as a Director’s Fellow with the Yale Institution of Social and Policy Studies. Additionally, on campus, Pranav has served as Co-President of the Yale Roosevelt Institute (an undergraduate public policy think tank), and has served on the editorial teams for numerous campus publications, including The Politic and the Yale Review of International Studies.