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Anirudh Krishna, Professor of Public Policy and Political Science and Associate Dean for International Academic Programs and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute

Anirudh Krishna
Contact Info:
Office Location:  212 Sanford Inst Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 613-7337
Email Address:  
Web Page:   http://sanford.duke.edu/krishna

Teaching (Fall 2017):

  • PUBPOL 290.05, SELECTED TOPICS Synopsis
    Sanford 225, W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    Sanford 03, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Ph.D., Cornell University, 2000
M.P.S., Cornell University, 1995
M.A., Delhi School of Economics, 1980
B.A., University of Delhi (India), 1978

Comparative Politics
Political Institutions
Research Interests: Poverty and Democracy in Developing Countries

Current projects: Beyond Poverty: Prospects for Social Mobility, Connecting Democracy with the People: Institutions in the Middle, Internal Migration: How do People Move from Rural Areas to Cities, and What do they Experience?

Areas of Interest:

Poverty dynamics
Inter-generational mobility
Participation in Democracy
Social Capital

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Krishna, A, The Broken Ladder: The Paradox and the Potential of India‚Äôs One Billion (April, 2017), pp. 416 pages, Penguin Random House India  [abs].
  2. Krishna, A, Demonetization in India: One more rock in the river, Current History, vol. 116 no. 789 (April, 2017), pp. 154-156 .
  3. Krishna, A; Bajpai, D, Layers in globalising society and the new middle class in India: Trends, distribution and prospects, Economic and Political Weekly: a journal of current economic and political affairs, vol. 50 no. 5 (January, 2015), pp. 69-77  [abs].
  4. Krishna, A, The urban-rural gap and the dilemma of governance, Current History, vol. 114 no. 775 (January, 2015), pp. 291-297 .
  5. Krishna, A; Sriram, MS; Prakash, P, Slum types and adaptation strategies: identifying policy-relevant differences in Bangalore, Environment and Urbanization, vol. 26 no. 2 (October, 2014), pp. 568-585 [doi] .

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