Sanjeev Goyal is Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge. He has made pioneering contributions to our understanding of social and economic networks, with publications in leading international journals such as Econometrica, American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy and Review of Economic Studies. In 2007, Princeton University Press published his book Connections: an introduction to the economics of networks. A Chinese translation was published by Beijing University Press in 2010.
Goyal received a B.A. (Honours) in Economics from Delhi University in 1983, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, an an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics fom Cornell University in 1989 and 1990 respectively.