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Anand Shrivastava is assistant professor at the School of Liberal Studies, Azim Premji University. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Cambridge. His research interests lie in the fields of political economics, development economics and applied microeconomics, more specifically in looking at the social, political and economic causes and effects of conflict in developing countries, the political economy of control and use of natural resources in developing countries and issues of identity in the context of politics and conflict.
Posts by Anand Shrivastava
The rise of extremist groups such as the Taliban and the Islamic State, and their destruction of religious relics, have led some to magnify the presence of religious bigotry in Islamic societies. Usi...
The Indian government’s two-pronged strategy to counter Maoist insurgency involves economic development and military repression. Analysing data for 2006-2011, this column finds that increasing wage...
- Anand Shrivastava
- 07 October, 2015