Sharmin Khodaiji

Sharmin Khodaiji

Assistant Professor

B.A. (University of Delhi);

M.A. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi);

M.Phil.; Ph.D. candidate (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Sharmin Khodaiji is completing her PhD from the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her research looks at the emergence of ‘Indian Economics’ as a specific field of study during the colonial period, by tracing the development of the discipline of political economy in Indian universities and the establishment of formal platforms such as journals and associations of economists in India. This research was carried out by accessing documents from various archives and university libraries in India and England. Her area of interest is the history of political economy and the history of economic thought. She has previously taught political science courses to Journalism (Hons) students at Lady Shri Ram College and Kamala Nehru College, Delhi University

Book Review

  • Ajit Sinha and Alex M. Thomas (eds.), Pluralistic Economics and Its History, (London and New York: Routledge, 2019), Journal of the History of Economic Thought (2022).
  • Aseem Shrivastava and Ashish Kothari, Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India (New Delhi: Penguin Viking, 2012), Economic and Political Weekly (2013).
  • Inlaks Research and Travel Grant 2016-17