Chair and Professor of Contemporary Indian Studies and Director of Development Studies Program at the University of Melbourne
Anthony P. D'Costa is Chair and Professor of Contemporary Indian Studies and Director of Development Studies Program at the University of Melbourne. Previously, he was the Research Director and A.P. Moller-Maersk Professor of Indian Studies at the Copenhagen Business School and Professor of Comparative International Development at the University of Washington. He has written extensively on the political economy of steel, auto, and IT industries covering themes of global capitalism, economic development, innovations, inequality, and international mobility of talent. His most recent books are: International Mobility, Global Capitalism, and Changing Structures of Accumulation: Transforming the Japan-India IT Relationship, (London: Routledge, 2016), and The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, coedited), and Changing Contexts and Shifting Roles of the Indian State: New Perspectives on Development Dynamics, Springer (co-edited, forthcoming).