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Rishabh Kumar is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from The New School for Social Research (New York) and has worked as an external economic advisor to the Koan Advisory Group (Delhi). He has previously taught at the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts and been part of the INET Sustainable Growth Program at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis. His research focusses on wealth, capital theory, and taxation from historical and international perspectives with a focus on hidden and undervalued assets. He received his Masters in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Posts by Rishabh Kumar
India has seen a four-fold increase in average incomes since 1990, which has reduced the share of the population living in absolute poverty from 45% to 20%. Yet, there are large and widening inequalit...
Academic attention on the metamorphosis and concentration of wealth has so far excluded poor countries. This column analyses wealth distribution in India, post-independence and pre-liberalisation. It...
- Rishabh Kumar
- 26 October, 2016