Education / Research Experience
|M.A. in Political Economy, Boston University, Jan. 2006|
|B.A. in Economics, Tohoku University, Mar. 2002|
|Researcher, Area Studies Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Apr. 2006-Dec. 2011|
|Research Fellow Sent Abroad (Delhi), Jan. 2012-Jan. 2014|
|Area Studies Center, South Asian Studies Group, Feb. 2014-|
|Summer Research Award, Boston University, 2005|
|Teaching Fellowship, Boston University, 2005|
|Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship, The Rotary Foundation, 2003-2004|
- “Historical Origins of Underdevelopment and a Captured Democracy: An Analytical Narrative of Bihar,” in Shigemochi Hirashima, Hisaya Oda, and Yuko Tsujita eds., Inclusive Growth in India: A Challenging Strategy for Growth and Equity, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.
- Book Review of Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, Developing Economies, 2008, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp.453-56.
- Book Review of Understanding Poverty edited by Abhijit V. Banerjee, Roland Bénabou and Dilip Mookherjee, Developing Economies, 2007, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 122-26.