Krishna Muniyoor is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, in Pilani, Rajasthan, India. He was a visiting doctoral fellow at the London School of Economics. His main areas of research include human capital, job search, knowledge, and social networks. He is also a member of the Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing. His areas of research include energy economics, economic growth and development, and public policy.