Danial Lashkari’s research studies different long-run drivers of economic change, including technological breakthroughs such as IT and AI, the innovation activity of firms, transformations in the consumption patterns of households, and globalization. Since 2023, he has been with the Research and Statistics Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. From 2018 to 2023, he was an assistant professor of economics and international studies at Boston College, holding the White Family assistant professorship chair between 2020 and 2023. He has been a Shoven/SIEPR Young Scholar at Stanford University (2021-2022), and a Cowles Foundation postdoctoral associate at Yale University (2017-2018). Danial received a PhD degree from the Harvard economics department (completed in 2017), as well a PhD degree from MIT, where he worked at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) on a number of applications of machine learning techniques in cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging (completed in 2011). He holds MSc and BSc degrees from the University of Tehran, Iran.