Anant Nyshadham is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the Boston College. He received his PhD in 2012 from Yale University.
His recent work focuses on enterprise and firm decision-making (e.g. entry and exit, labour contracting, worker training, product marketing, customer acquisition, and environmental and climatic mitigation) and the resulting performance dynamics, particularly in developing countries. On these topics, he has both on-going and recently completed field experiments in Mexico, Kenya, Tanzania, and India.
Other projects undertake empirical microeconomic analyses of individual and household decisions and behaviours regarding health, schooling, and occupational choice, namely entrepreneurship and agricultural labour supply. His broad research interests lie in development, health, and applied econometrics.