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Nathan Shekita


Nathan Shekita

Statistician/Research Associate
Institution for Social and Policy Studies/ Center for ISPS Health

Nathan works as a statistician/research associate with Professor Zack Cooper to examine healthcare spending and the underlying causes of market growth.

Nathan is a recent graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California. He holds a BA in economics and a minor in mathematical statistics. At Pomona, Nathan conducted research into bank lending patterns and the resulting effect on financial markets. His senior thesis examined the effect of the prison population on crime rates in the United States. Nathan’s research interests include healthcare/insurance market dynamics, environmental economics, and applied econometrics.

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