KAUSTUBH CHAHANDEFall Intern, Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative
Kaustubh (KC) Chahande served as a Fellow at the Georgetown Center on Poverty & Inequality’s Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative from 2018-2019. Kaustubh provided research, writing, and data analysis for various projects on issues such as federal block grants, behavioral health, and work reporting requirements. He has a keen interest in income and wealth inequality in the U.S.
Previously, Kaustubh served the Embassy Dialogue Committee of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, where he helped facilitate communication between embassy representatives in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. higher education community.
Kaustubh earned a Master’s degree in Economics with a concentration in Financial Economic Policy from the American University in 2018. During his time at the American University, he conducted research on areas such as Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Policy, and U.S. Financial Markets. Kaustubh has a BSc. in Economics from Symbiosis School of Economics in Pune, India, where he served as the Economics Editor of the college magazine and newsletter.