Cynthia Kinnan

Cynthia Kinnan

Assistant Professor of Economics at Northwestern University.
Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research
Affiliate of the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis and Development (BREAD)
Cynthia Kinnan

Cynthia Kinnan is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on how households in developing countries use financial products and informal insurance networks to finance investments, save, and cope with risk. She is particularly interested in the causes of missing markets; in the interaction between insurance, credit, and investment; and in microfinance. She is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and and affiliate of the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis and Development (BREAD). She received her PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010.

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