Former Collaborating Researcher
Atul Kohli collaborated with UNRISD for the project Poverty Reduction and Policy Regimes (2007-2010) and the flagship report: Combating Poverty and Inequality (2006-2010), for which he wrote a paper on Developmental State Capacity and Institutional Reform in India. Kohli was a David K.E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs (2002) at Princeton University, USA and Editor-in-Chief, World Politics (2006).
Kohli holds a PhD in Political Science and has published numerous books and articles, including State-Directed Development: Political Power and Industrialization in the Global Periphery; Democracy and Discontent: India's Growing Crisis of Governability; and The State and Poverty in India: The Politics of Reform.