Daniel Björkegren

Assistant Professor of Economics

Background

Daniel Björkegren joined the PSTC and Brown University in 2014. He studies the process of economic development using new sources of data, including records generated by mobile phones.

Björkegren's current work in Rwanda uses operator records to reveal the network of value generated by mobile phones, and to simulate how the market would have evolved under different policies.

Interests

Africa, Development, Industrial organization, Information technology, Mobile phones, Rwanda