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Vikas Kumar

Email: vikas.kumar@azimpremjifoundation.org

Vikas was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He studied metallurgy at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (B. Tech., 2001) and economics at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai (Ph.D. 2010) and the University of Hamburg (Doctoral fellow, 2007-08). After completing his engineering degree, he worked with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, New Delhi and Trichy.

His research interests are in the areas of Applied Game Theory, Political Economy, Law and Economics, and the Economics of Religion.

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. (IGIDR, Mumbai)
B.Tech. (IIT, Kanpur)

Areas of Interest

Applied Game Theory
Political Economy
Law and Economics
The Economics of Religion
Indian History

Publications and Writings
http://works.bepress.com/vikas_kumar


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