ISHAN ANAND

ISHAN ANAND
Assistant Professor
Economics

Contact Information

Email: ianand@iitd.ac.in

Office: MS602 A (5th floor), MS Building, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016

Phone: 01126548767 (O)

Research Areas

Inequality, agriculture, political economy; ecology; development

Academic Background

PhD (Economics), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2019

MPhil (Economics), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2014

MA (Economics), University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2011

BA (Hons.) Economics, Ramjas College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, 2009

Employment History

Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi, July 2022 - present

Assistant Professor of Economics, Jindal Global Law School, O P Jindal Global University, 2020-2022

Assistant Professor (Visiting), Ambedkar University Delhi, New Delhi, 2018-2019

Publications

Anand, Ishan (2021). Agricultural growth and distress in India’s post-liberalization era,
in The Handbook of Post-Reform Indian Economy, Rajesh Raj S. N. and Komol Singha
(eds.), Routledge, pp. 35-53

Anand, Ishan and Anjana Thampi (2021). The crisis of extreme inequality in India. Indian
Journal of Labour Economics, DOI: 10.1007/s41027-021-00335-9

Anand, Ishan and Rohit Azad (2019). India’s slowdown. Economic and Political Weekly,
54(41), pp. 11–16.

Banerjee, Arindam and Ishan Anand (2019). The NDA-II regime and the worsening
agrarian crisis. In A Quantum Leap in the Wrong Direction?, by Rohit Azad, Shouvik
Chakraborty, Srinivasan Ramani and Dipa Sinha (eds.). Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan,
pp. 66-88

Anand, Ishan (2019). Book review: Neo-liberalism, development and deprivation in India.
Economic and Political Weekly, 54(35), pp. 26–27.

Anand, Ishan (2019). Book review: International labour organisation, India wage report: Wage policies for decent work and inclusive growth. Indian Journal of Human
Development, 13(1), pp. 117–119.

Anand, Ishan (2016). Dalit emancipation and the land question. Economic and Political
Weekly, 51(47), pp. 12–14.

Anand, Ishan and Anjana Thampi (2016). Recent trends in wealth inequality in India.
Economic and Political Weekly, 51(50), pp. 59-67

Working paper: The sky and the stratosphere: concentrated wealth in India during the ‘lost decade’

Popular Articles

Projects

Collaborative research project on ‘Wealth Inequality and Elites in India’ led by Southern Centre for Inequality Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Honours

Ruddar Datt Memorial best paper award at the 61st Annual Conference, Indian Society
of Labour Economics, Patiala 2019

World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowship, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
October 2016 – March 2017

Junior Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission 2013

Teaching Areas

Development, political economy, stratification economics

Courses