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Nikhar Gaikwad is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, and a Member of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. He specialises in international and comparative political economy, with a focus on the politics of economic policymaking, business-state relations, and identity. Substantively, he works on trade, migration, and environmental policymaking. He has a regional specialisation in India, which he studies in comparative perspective with other democratic emerging economies. Prior to joining Columbia University, he was a Fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. His work has been published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, and Perspectives on Politics.
Posts by Nikhar Gaikwad
स्थानीय राजनीति में महिलाओं के प्रतिनिधित्व हेतु आरक्षण ने हालांकि एक मार्ग प्रशस्त किया है, लेकिन इसने उन बुनियादी समस्याओं का समाधान नहीं किया जो महिलाओं को राजनीति में पूर्ण रूप से शामिल होने से रो...
While reservation for local political representation of women has made major headway, this has not addressed the structural problems that prevent the full incorporation of women into politics. Based ...
Do urban politicians discriminate against internal migrants? Evidence from a nationwide field experiment in India
In recent decades, the global south has witnessed an explosive increase in the number of people relocating from rural to urban areas. Yet many migrants struggle to integrate into destination cities, f...
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