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Nikhil Kalathil

Research Analyst, Center for Innovation Strategy and Policy

Nikhil Kalathil has experience researching the economics and evolution of innovation and technological change. He has worked with a number of startups and foundations, applying theory to help organizations innovate more intelligently. His research has focused on lags between the origination and adoption of new ideas, examining disruptive innovations and the emergence of technological competition.

Kalathil worked as a research assistant to Dr. Edward Lazear and Dr. Kathryn Shaw at Stanford University, and graduated with a B.A. from Oberlin College with high honors as a triple major in economics, mathematics and politics.