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Gautam Nair

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Gautam Nair is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at CASI as of April 2020, having previously been a Visiting Dissertation Fellow. His research is in comparative and international political economy, with a focus on the political economy of inequality, redistribution, and democracy. He has published in The Journal of Politics and International Organization, among other journals. While at CASI, Gautam is working on two related streams of research. The first studies the role of business in shaping distributive politics in developing democracies. The second examines the causes and consequences of the growth of the right in India. He earned his Ph.D. in political science at Yale University.