Mr. Jakurti received his Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, from R.I.T Kosovo in 2015. He double majored in Economics & Statistics and Management, and minored in International Relations. Besides numerous academic achievements such as continuously being selected for the Dean’s list, becoming a member of the Honors Society, and receiving the R.I.T Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar Award, Edison was highly engaged in extracurricular activities. He co-founded and later became President of the Critical Thinking Club. During his last year of studies, he served as the President of the Student Government 2014/2015.
He received a Master of International Development Policy degree at Duke University, where he concentrated in Applied Economics. While studying, at different periods, he also worked as Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant at Duke, and Consultant at the World Bank in Washington DC.