ESP Biography

JEYSHRI SUNDARAM, Northeastern Senior studying Economics

Major: Economics

College/Employer: Northeastern University

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a Senior at Northeastern University. I grew up in Wales and have lived in various countries.

I enjoy mentoring and volunteering within Boston. In the future, I hope to pursue a PhD in Economics back home at LSE.

Past Classes

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L12198: Are you a SuperTaster? The Neuroscience of Taste in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
In this class we will learn about how your sense of taste works. Everything from the different types of taste buds on your tongue to the way your brain reacts to different types foods will be explored. There will also be an experiment to figure out if you're a "supertaster"!

H12199: NeuroEconomics: Why you do the things you do in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Why do you do the things you do? It's because you're a rational decision maker, right? Wrong! You probably make 'irrational' choices all the time. Come and learn about why this happens! This course looks at decision making using Economics and Neuroscience

H12200: Income Inequality: You're richer than you think in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Have you ever wondered about how rich you are? By the end of this class you'll know all about the GINI coefficient and how to objectively assess how 'rich' you are. This is basically a crash course in economics, society and development.

H10492: You might be richer than you think! Income inequality in the 21st Century in Spark 2016 (Mar. 12 - 13, 2016)
Do you think you're rich? No? In this class we will use economic tools to analyze just how wealthy we are compared to the rest of the world. We will be learning about other countries such as China and a little bit about developmental economics

Z10493: Introduction to Microeconomics in Spark 2016 (Mar. 12 - 13, 2016)
What is Supply and Demand? Why do we consume or produce a product? Curious as to why things are cheaper in Wall Mart than your local store? We will be learning about the laws of demand and supply and looking at simple graphs