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My interest in environmental issues led me to pursue the research master Behavioural and Social sciences, where I could deepen my understanding of the topic and at the same time delve into the world of research. The program integrates the perspectives and research methods of six social-science disciplines: Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Statistics. World Bank, International Economics Department. (1997).

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