Daniel Goldstein is a PhD candidate in Political Science at Yale University with a focus on comparative political economy and formal theory. His primary research interest is in studying norms and their impact on the effectiveness of state capacity. He also studies democratic institutional change, with a special interest in the impact of political executives.
He holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MSc from the London School of Economics, both in political economy, and an MA in Economics as well as an MPhil in Political Science from Yale University. Outside of academia, he is an avid rock climber and mountaineer.