Conor Walsh is currently a Princeton IES fellow and will join Columbia Business School as an assistant professor in July 2021. He graduated with a PhD in economics from Yale University in 2020. He was a Mercatus Oskar Morgenstern Fellow in the 2018-2019 academic year. His research interests include economic growth and entrepreneurship, and how this is shaped by both macroeconomic forces and local conditions. Conor earned an MA in economics from Yale University and a BEc in economics from The University of Sydney.