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W&L’s Silwal Presents at Virginia Tech The “Virginia Tech Coffee with the Chair” series features experts sharing their experiences and successes in economics.

silwalshikha_091813__014-copy W&L’s Silwal Presents at Virginia TechShikha Silwal

Shikha Silwal, associate professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, recently gave a talk as part of the “Virginia Tech Coffee with the Chair” series.

The series consists of virtual interactive events for anyone interested in chatting about economics. A new topic is discussed each week, and special guests present their experiences and successes in economics. Silwal’s talk was titled “Twice Victimized: An Exploration of Some Under-Studied Topics in Development and Conflict Economics.”

Silwal received her doctorate in economics from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests are in development and conflict and peace studies, with a particular focus on South Asian countries.

Learn more about the series here.