Spring 2024

Splash Biography

CLAIRE PATANKAR, Second year studying Environmental Econ

Major: Environmental Economics

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: 2026

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a current sophomore at UC Berkeley studying Environmental Economics and Policy with a minor in Data Science. I am currently doing research using data analytics to asses the psychological and economic impacts of recent flooding in an area of Nigeria. I am super passionate about student involvement in the environment and government policy surrounding environmental issues.

Past Classes

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O1128: Economics for Beginners in Splash Fall 2023 (Nov. 18, 2023)
An introductory class to basic economic theory (supply and demand curves, basic jargon such as opportunity costs elasticity and resource scarcity).

O1129: Finance for Beginners in Splash Fall 2023 (Nov. 18, 2023)
Basic introductory class to personal finance (investments, stocks, banking, etc).