Professor of Economics
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA University of Delhi; MBA IIM Ahmedabad; MA, PhD Cornell University
Research Areas: Economic theory. Networks. Conflict. Identity.
Sanjeev Goyal is a Professor of Economics at NYUAD.
He was born and received his early education in India (BA, Delhi; MBA, IIM Ahmedabad). He did his doctoral work in the United States (PhD, Cornell). He has previously held appointments at Erasmus, London, and Essex.
Sanjeev Goyal pioneered and remains a leading international scholar in the study of networks. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He was the founding Director of the Cambridge-INET Institute (renamed the Janeway Institute, for the period 2012-2014) and Chair of the Faculty of Economics at Cambridge (2014-2018).
In 2007 Princeton University Press Published his book 'Connections: an introduction to the economics of networks'. His new book 'Networks: an economics approach' is being published by MIT Press in April 2023.