Faculty

Kanta Murali

Office Location

SS 3043

Phone Number

416-978-8492

Fax Number

416-978-5566

Email Address

kanta.murali@utoronto.ca

Area Group(s)

  • Comparative Politics
  • Development Studies

Education

  • MESc, Smith College
  • M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Ph.D., Princeton University

Kanta Murali

Assistant Professor

Biography

Research interests include comparative political economy of development, Indian politics, politics of growth and economic policy, state-business relations, state capacity, ethnicity and economic development, inequality, and labor policy. Her current focus is on the political and social drivers of economic policy in developing countries. She recently completed a manuscript, Caste, Class and Capital: The Social and Political Origins of Economic Policy in India (forthcoming, Cambridge University Press). She received a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University.

Research Interests

  • Comparative Political Economy of Development
  • Indian Politics
  • Politics of Growth and Economic Policy
  • State-Business Relations
  • Labour policy
  • State Capacity
  • Inequality
  • Ethnicity and Economic Development

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