Daphne A. Kenyon is an economist who works half-time as a visiting fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and half-time doing consulting through D.A. Kenyon & Associates, her public finance consulting firm in Windham, New Hampshire. Currently, she also serves on New Hampshire’s State Board of Education and on the Education Commission of the States. Prior to founding her own consulting firm, she served as president of the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy; professor and chair in the economics department at Simmons College; senior economist with the Office of Tax Analysis at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Urban Institute, and the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations; and assistant professor at Dartmouth College.
Daphne earned her bachelor's degree in economics from Michigan State University and her master's and doctorate degrees in economics from the University of Michigan. As a Carsey fellow, she directs a study of the availability of livable wage jobs in New Hampshire.