Cynthia Kinnan

Assistant Professor of Economics, Northwestern University

Cynthia Kinnan is an assistant professor of economics at Northwestern University. Her current projects include studying the effects of health insurance and long-term effects of microfinance (both in India), social networks in Thailand, and intra-household bargaining in China. She is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), an affiliate of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL) and the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), and a faculty fellow of the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern. She holds a PhD in economics from MIT.

Recent work by Cynthia Kinnan