Pritish Behuria

Pritish Behuria’s research focuses on the political economy of late development. In particular, he is interested in how developing country governments have dealt with the challenges associated with contemporary capitalism. His previous research has largely focused on the literature on political settlements and developmental states, as well as the politics of industrial policy.

Pritish completed an MSc in International Politics and a PhD in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London. He also obtained a BSc in Journalism and International Relations from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Pritish also worked as a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS, teaching at the department and the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy for two years. He is currently also working as a Researcher in the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre at the Brooks World Poverty Institute in the University of Manchester.

Content by Pritish Behuria
  • Blog post

    The cautious return of import substitution in Africa

    As import substitution becomes fashionable again in some African countries, LSE’s Pritish Behuria analyses how successfully this policy can be implemented given the evolving aid and investment landscape. The international development industry is currently experiencing turbulence and uncertainty. Donald Trump’s victory in the United States elections and the rise of...

    14 Jun 2017 | Pritish Behuria