Jasmine Guraya is a research assistant with the Just Public Finance program where she focuses on debt restructuring and its impact on communities and the role of corporations in the process of restructuring cities during austerity. This work focuses on events in Puerto Rico. Her research experience further develops her professional ambitions in the field of international development. Jasmine is currently double majoring in Psychology and International Economics & Migration at UC Berkeley and anticipates graduating in Fall 2017. She has a diverse interests and studies individual cognition, the role of brain science in forming opinions, and international events and economic labor theories in migration. Coming from a family of refugees and immigrants, her coursework and economic research focuses on South Asian groups.