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:

Rome Reports: Caritas in Veritate

Monday, July 27, 2009

Should Europeans Work on Sundays?

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Why Caritas in Veritate Is Important For India and China

Friday, July 10, 2009

Caritas in Veritate: Benedict’s (non-partisan) Truth

Friday, July 10, 2009

NRO: The Truths in Caritas in Veritate

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Caritas in Veritate: Highlights from the Vatican Press Conference

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

PBR: A Healthy Appreciation

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Pope Benedict’s Human Ecology

Friday, July 25, 2008

More on the Vatican’s “New Sins”

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Sensationalist Reporting Muddles Catholic Social Teaching

Tuesday, March 11, 2008