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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 (Spring 2018):

  • PUBPOL 290.06, SELECTED TOPICS Synopsis
    Sanford 09, Tu 03:05 PM-06:35 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; Agarwal, S, Promoting Social Mobility in India: Modes of Action and Types of Support Organizations, Journal of South Asian Development, vol. 12 no. 3 (December, 2017), pp. 236-258 [doi]  [abs].
  2. Iversen, V; Krishna, A; Sen, K, Rags to riches? Intergenerational occupational mobility in India, Economic and Political Weekly: a journal of current economic and political affairs, vol. 52 no. 44 (November, 2017), pp. 107-114  [abs].
  3. Krishna, A, Rural-urban inequality and poverty, in Inequality in Economics and Sociology: New Perspectives (July, 2017), pp. 162-173 [doi] .
  4. 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].
  5. Krishna, A, Demonetization in India: One more rock in the river, Current History, vol. 116 no. 789 (April, 2017), pp. 154-156 .

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