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verio16 2009:
Type of Undergrad: BA (Honours) Economics from University of Delhi, India
Undergrad GPA: The university does not have a GPA system. My aggregate over 3 years is 72.4% (60 0s 1st division, the highest grade), roughly in the top 5 percentile(out of around 1000 students) in the university and ranked 3rd in college
GRE: Q800, V610, AWA 4.5
Math Courses:
Linear Algebra,multi variate Calculus, Constrained optimization(covered in a single course titled Mathematical methods for economics)
Reference books -Knut Sydsaeter and Peter J. Hammond, Mathematics for Economic Analysis and Alpha C. Chiang, Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics
Distribution, probability, regression,hypothesis testing (covered under statistical methods for economics)
Reference books - P.H. Karmel and M. Polasek, Applied Statistics for Economists and M.R. Spiegel, Theory and Problems of Statistics
Also had an Econometrics paper
A.S. Goldberger (1998), Introductory Econometrics
Econ Courses: Principles of economics, Micro, Advanced Micro (game theory), macro, development theory, money, public economics, economy state and society, other courses specific to the Indian Economy
Other Courses: Formal Logic (Others of hardly any importance)
Letters of Recommendation: From my college professors, but i doubt any of them are internationally recognised (potentially a serious hurdle)
Research Experience: Worked as an intern with an NGO for 2 months, was RA for a paper that later got published. Worked for 6 months in the research wing of Watson Wyatt Worldwide(consultancy).
Teaching Experience: NIL
Research Interests: Macroeconomic modelling
Other: Good bunch of extracurricular s (I dont really know if it matters though)
Acceptances: Warwick (Msc), Bocconi (Msc, $$), Tilburg (Msc, $?)
Pending: Tinbergen, Paris school of economics, UCL
What would you have done differently? should have taken the GRE earlier. Missed a lot of deadlines and sent in hurriedly assembled application.
Would have been more careful about being on good terms with my professors during my unergrad.
    Acceptances: Warwick (Msc), Bocconi (Msc, $$), Tilburg (Msc, $?)
    Pending: Tinbergen, Paris school of economics, UCL


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There were 1 accepted out of 1 applicants.
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