Anish Sugathan

Anish Sugathan is an Associate working at the Evidence for Policy Design Program at the Center for International Development at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and is appointed through Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Business Policy Area of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. His research interests are in the area of institutional and governance infrastructure of emerging economies that foster sustainable development of private and public stakeholders. His work includes evaluation of regulations to optimally minimize emissions from Indian coal-fired power plants, and a study of electrification in rapidly growing urban agglomerates in India. Anish is contributing to collaborative work with the Initiative on Public-Private Partnerships to Promote Sustainable Development in India led by Professor Rohini Pande. He holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the University of Kerala, and is a Fellow (Ph.D.) of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. He is the recipient of SAP Labs India scholarship supporting doctoral studies, and is a recipient of the Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Sustainability Science (2014, 2015) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. His host at Harvard is Rohini Pande.