Author Profile: Kishore Jayabalan


Kishore Jayabalan is director of Istituto Acton, the Acton Institute's Rome office. Formerly, he worked for the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace as the lead policy analyst on sustainable development and arms control.Kishore Jayabalan earned a B.A. in political science and economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In college, he was executive editor of The Michigan Review and an economic policy intern for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He worked as an international economist for the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C. and then graduated with an M.A. in political science from the University of Toronto.While in Toronto, Kishore interned in the university's Newman Centre, which led to his appointment to the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York. Two years later, he returned to Rome to work for the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace as the Holy See's lead policy analyst on sustainable development and arms control. As director of Istituto Acton, Kishore organizes the institute's educational and outreach efforts in Rome and throughout Europe.

On the Web

Blog posts by Kishore Jayabalan:

Wealth and Poverty in Portugal

Friday, November 5, 2010

Distributism is not Free-Market

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Is Capitalism Really A Dangerous Idea?

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Family vs. the State in Indian and Chinese Entrepreneurship

Monday, August 9, 2010

Rome’s Graffiti and Bastiat’s Broken Windows

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Italy, competition and the problem of guilds

Monday, August 2, 2010

Acton in Krakow: Culture & the Transition to Wealth

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Pope Benedict: Justice is not enough

Monday, March 8, 2010

‘Freedom comes before equality’

Friday, February 5, 2010

Promises and perils of globalization

Wednesday, January 13, 2010