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Anil Shah is a Research Assistant (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the University of Kassel, in the Political Science Department, Subdivision 'Globalisation & Politics'. He studied social sciences and economics and holds an M.A. in Global Political Economy. In 2017 he received the Kurt Rothschild Award for Economic Journalism and Research as contributing author of the online learning platform “Exploring Economics”.

Shah is a PhD candidate and part of the Graduate Program ‘BangaDyn: Rural-urban Dynamics in Bangalore’, investigating financial flows in the rural-urban interface. He teaches courses in M.A. Global Political Economy and Development and M.A. Labour Policies and Globalisation.

Research focus:

  • Theories and History of (International) Political Economy
  • Global Political Ecology (socio-ecological crises, struggles, transformations)
  • Financialization and Development (esp. Financial Inclusion)
  • Critical Urban Studies