Ayam Shrestha

Research Aide

What I do

Ayam is a member of the Country Organization Leader Travel (COLT) Team in the Asia and Oceania cohort. By using online databases, government & IGO websites, and news agencies, Ayam codifies the purposes of their travels based on signed agreements, provided aid, events or summits attended, and investments. 


  • B.A Economics and Political Science
    • Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • M.A Global Economic Affairs, Specialization in Development Policy & Applied Statistical Methods
    • Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, Denver, CO


Ayam focuses on Development Economics - particularly the role of finance, socio-economic institutions, and innovation in development. He is also interested in climate finance and its relevance in the developing world.