About Us

Mission Statement

The Economics Review At NYU is an undergraduate organization that publishes student articles, essays and research papers in an online and print publication. Our content focuses on economic theory, policy and associated fields such as law, business, and politics. Our goal is to provide all interested NYU students with the opportunities to conduct research, get published and advance future career prospects. The student-led editorial staff works with in-house and freelance writers to improve research and writing skills and to produce content that will encourage debate and awareness among undergraduates. We encourage not only the ambitious students of Economics to contribute to the Review, but also all students, regardless of their school, field or degree level.

Executive Board

Editor-In-Chief: Yasmine Deswandhy

Yasmine Deswandhy is a Senior studying Economics with a double minor in Mathematics and Business Studies. She is passionate about game theory where you can combine the complexities of human thought with economic issues. She joined the Economics Review her freshman fall in 2016 as an Editor for two years before serving as the Managing Editor for the Online Publication. She loves how the Economics Review provides an outlet outside of an academic setting to discuss and express current economic affairs. Outside of school, she loves to surf, read murder mystery novels and is an avid Marvel comics fan.

Co-Online Managing Editor: Andrea Ferrell

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Andrea Ferrell is currently a senior majoring in Economics with minors in Business Studies and Math. She joined the Economics Review last year as a staff writer, where she enjoyed writing about macroeconomic issues and the Fixed Income market. Outside of the Economics Review, she loves to scuba dive, travel and watch the Premier League.

Co-Online Managing Editor: Isa Alomran

Isa is a senior double majoring in Economics and Politics. He’s an avid fan of kayaking, fantasy series, and tv. He is interested in the political economy of growth in developing countries, particularly studying the role of historical institutions on contemporary economic development. Isa joined the Economics Review in the fall of 2018 as a staff Editor, and later as a co-Editor of the print publication before serving as the Managing Editor for the online publication. He loves how the Economics Review brings students from different backgrounds together in their passion for economics and current economic affairs, and appreciates the hard work and passion of staff writers and editors.

Managing Editor of The Print Publication: Rio Liu

Rio Liu is a junior at the College of Arts and Sciences, studying Mathematics and Economics. He joined the Economics Review at 2017 as a staff editor and has contributed his editing skills as well as articles to the post. He is especially interested in exploring trade war issues, international economics, and mathematical models in business applications. He loves hiking, traveling, doing martial arts, and enjoys cooking. He hopes to help the Economics Review improve the quality and diversity of articles.

Treasurer: Mathias Kling

Mathias is a senior studying Economics and Politics and minoring in Mathematics. He is passionate about Latin American politics and how economic understanding can shape the discussion and development of political issues. Mathias joined the Economics Review his sophomore year as a writer before becoming the treasurer for the organization. He greatly enjoys how the organization provides an academic setting for the discussion of current economic issues. Outside of school Mathias likes to play tennis, read, and is an ardent basketball fan.

Web Master: Abby Diette

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Abby is a senior studying Mathematics and Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences. She has been the Web Master of the Economics Review since her freshman year. Her interest in joining the Executive board of The Economics Review developed when she came to NYU and started getting involved in Computer Science. She enjoys being the Web Master because it allows her to express her love for web design and Mathematics.

Secretary: Malvika Sriniwasan

Malvika Sriniwasan is a sophomore studying Economics and Mathematics. She joined the Economics Review in her freshman year as a Staff Writer before becoming the Club Secretary. She is very interested in exploring the integration of tech and healthcare in finance, and understanding the subsequent application of economic policy and theory in these industries. She uses the Economics Review as an outlet for her perspectives and passion for writing. She also loves dance, traveling, and playing soccer. Malvika is excited to be part of the Econ Review’s growth for another 3 years!

Director of Marketing: Alex Benedict

Alex Benedict is a senior Politics major with minors in Business Studies and Spanish. She joined the Economics Review in the spring of her freshman year, beginning as a writer before serving as the Review’s Director of Marketing. She has interned in Congress, political campaign finance, and public affairs, and is passionate about progressive health and environmental policy. She’s a forward on the NYU Women’s Soccer team and in her spare time she enjoys reading, running, and ramen. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in public policy, politics, or law.


Hazel Choi

Tim Makhauri

Daniel Wang

Yasmine Deswandhy

Dhanya Madugalle

Nikita Mokhov

Arjun Goyal

Naman Patel

Aditya Khosla

Shivaditya Sinha

Meghna Chadha

Tim Makhauri

Ahmed El Wakeel

Anan Balaji

Aggee Loblack

Rio Liu

Anoushka Bhat

Janet Lee

Mehul Dangayach

Luke Areekul

Gorm Osborg

Staff Writers

David Behrens

Andrés Rodríguez Brauer

Tristan Baylor

Oleg Biletsky

Zoe Hall

Taber Brown

David Riccione

Damon Aitken

Adrian Pietrzak

Kumayl Alikhan

Alex Benedict

Qinglin Zhao

Milah Mohammadi

Audrey Youn

Diego Fernando Lorenzo Casabuena

Goktug Saatcioglu

Hemant Sharma

Thomas Zhang

Deanna Park

Sean (Sae Hun)

Jacinta Sherris

Alper Karaks

Raphael Potter

Utkarsh Shalla

Roberto Ventura

Buyi Wang

Ke (Luka) Liu

Ines Ajimi

John Brake

Vishrut Khatri

Madhav Ramesh

Huang Yifeng

Stephen Malkowicz

Tsahi Halyo


This publication is published by New York University students and NYU is not responsible for its contents.