Nasar was born in Rosenheim, Germany, to a Bavarian mother and an Uzbek father, Rusi Nasar, who later joined the CIA as an intelligence officer. Her family immigrated to the United States in 1951, then moved to Ankara, Turkey, in 1960. She graduated with a BA in Literature from Antioch College in 1970 and earned a Master's degree in Economics at New York University in 1976. For 4 years, she did research with Nobel Laureate Wassily Leontief. Wikipedia*
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Sylvia Nasar has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Ceremony as a Correspondent for the Economics of the New York Times. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 881 views per program. Most common tags: Economic Policy, Arts & Literature.