Ashmit joined the team in late 2023 after earning his master’s degree from the London School of Economics. Prior to that, he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and earned membership to the Phi Beta Kappa honour society. His honours thesis employed a model of spatial competition to explore the effects of corporate sociopolitical activism in a duopoly.
Ashmit is passionate about applying economics to real-world challenges, having presented original research at Harvard University and published in the Stanford Economic Review. His previous work experience includes consulting on a major urban renewal project and leveraging statistical methods to build price prediction models. Ashmit’s quantitative aptitude and communication skills allow him to tackle complex challenges in the world of economics.
Research Assistant, Wharton School
Research Assistant, UNSW
Economics Intern, KPMG
BA Economics (summa cum laude), University of Pennsylvania
MSc Finance and Economics, London School of Economics