Kevin Donovan is an 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 economic growth, with emphasis on constraints to firm growth in low- and middle-income countries. His recent work considers risk management among smallholder farmers and the importance of inter-firm knowledge transfers for microenterprise owners, among other topics. Prior to joining Yale, Kevin was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Arizona State University.