Graduation Speech On Economics And Finance Sparked Essay

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“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. –Ayn Rand”
This powerful statement is the motto of my life. I focus my thoughts, my energy and work very hard in achieving my goals and aspirations. I aspire to become a leader in Economics and with that desire in my heart, I seek admission in your prestigious university, where I know that my life will change and I will receive opportunities that I have dreamt for myself.
My interest in pursuing a career in Economics and Finance sparked at a very early age when in high school, I received honor from state governor for outstanding performance in Math and Economics on state level. So, I decided to opt for Honors degree in Economics from one of the top schools in India- Hans Raj College, University of Delhi. My alma mater shaped my views, my focus and my love for Economics grew with every research paper I read. Subjects like Indian Economic Development, Development Theory increased my interest in the area of economics related research and opened a new world for me where I could see myself bringing change in world economics. I started reading research papers of eminent economists like Amartya Sen, Rakesh Mohan, Paul Krugman, Stanley Fischer, and many more. Being always good at Mathematics since my early schooling, I took the paper of Linear Algebra and Calculus and scored 98% marks in it. I was attracted towards subjects like Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics and Econometrics which…

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