Daniel Keniston

Daniel Keniston is an assistant professor of Economics at Yale University. His research focuses largely on the role and structure of markets in developing countries, with other interests in governance, technology adoption, and economic history. He has worked in the Caribbean, Africa, and South Asia, with particular emphasis on India. He finished his BA at Yale in 2004 and his PhD at MIT in 2011.

Content by Daniel Keniston
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    Productivity and Competition in India’s Brick Industry

    Low and variable firm productivity has long been considered a key driver of low GDP, yet there is little understanding of why the competition and innovation that fuels productivity growth in the developed world seems lower in low and middle income countries. A fundamental role for policy is to facilitate the operation of markets, and a robust, productive private sector is a...

    30 Sep 2014 | Daniel Keniston, Parul Agarwal