Professor Keil received his Ph. D. in Economics from the London School of Economics and has been working at Claremont McKenna College since 1995. He is a Professor of Economics and former Chair of the Faculty in the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, and typically lectures in Macroeconomics, Statistics, and Econometrics. Prof. Keil also is the Associate Director of the Lowe Institute for Political Economy and leads a relatively large research staff of student RAs to provide forecasting analysis for the Inland Empire.
He has previously taught in the Silicon Valley program and spends his summers typically in Seoul, South Korea, lecturing at the CMC-Yonsei University summer program. His research interest lie in comparative economic performance and economic forecasting.