Assistant Professor of Economics, Yale School of Management
Kevin Donovan is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Yale School of Management and an affiliate of the Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE). His research focuses on both the macro and microeconomics of development, primarily studying constraints to firm growth in the developing world. Some of his recent work considers the aggregate impact of risk among farmers, and also the importance of inter-firm knowledge transfers among microenterprise owners.
Recent work by Kevin Donovan
New bridges generated a 19% internal rate of return by mitigating the loss of wage income due to floods and inducing spillovers on farm productivity
Entrepreneurs with mentors enjoy an increase in profits and manage supplier costs better. Mentorship is also more cost effective than business...