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Prof. Vishal Choudhury

Prof. Vishal Choudhury

Prof. Vishal Choudhury - Ph.D. candidate in Economics from University of Missouri-Kansas City, expected summer 2022; Chinese Language Program, School of Liberal Arts, Renmin University of China (Beijing) ,2017; MA (Public Administration and Policy), Renmin University of China (Beijing),2016; M. A. (Development Economics), South Asian University (New Delhi), 2014; B. Sc. (Honors), Economics, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), 2010;


BIO

Prof. vishal Choudhury is Assistant Professor –  Economics and he is pursuing his Doctorate Degree in Economics from University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC), USA and has a MA in Development Economics from South Asian University, New Delhi and a MA in Public Administration and Policy from the Renmin University of China, Beijing. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata.


Prof. Vishal has a total work experience of over six years and was associated with Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi as a research assistant and finally progressed to becoming a research assistant at Renmin University of China. He was then offered a Graduate Teaching Assistantship to pursue his PhD in Economics from the University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC). He has taught courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, history of economic thought and political economy.


His research interests are in the field of political economy, microeconomics, history of economic thought and emerging economies with focus on India and China. His PhD work investigates the interaction of the individual and society in the works of classical political economists and its implications for understanding the contemporary socio-economic and political experience/conditions of the emerging economies of China and India.


RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed



  • Choudhury V. (2021), Adam Smith in Beijing: the Market, the Political Authority and Society,” in Aravind Yelery and Mrudul Nile (Eds.) Tailspin: The Politics of India-China Economic Relations, 1st Edition, Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003231660

  • Jacob, J. T. and Choudhury, V. (2022), China in Madagascar: Building Capacity at a Steady Clip, Policy Brief, National Maritime Foundation. [Forthcoming]


Non- Peer Reviewed



  • Choudhury, V., & Deka A., (2019) Assam First, Op-Ed in the Assam Tribune, December.