Anthony D’Costa

Anthony D’Costa is the Chair and Professor of Contemporary Indian Studies, Australia India Institute and teaches in the Development Studies Program at the University of Melbourne.

Prior to joining Melbourne, he was Research Director and A.P. Møller-Maersk Chair and Professor of Indian Studies, Copenhagen Business School.

He was also with the University of Washington for 18 years.

He has written extensively on the political economy of steel, auto, and IT industries covering themes of capitalism and globalization, development, innovations, industrial restructuring, and labour market shifts.

Most recently he edited After Development Dynamics: South Korea’s Engagement with Contemporary Asia (Oxford, 2015). His International Mobility, Global Capitalism, and Changing Structures of Accumulation: Transforming the Japan-India IT Relationship will be published in 2015.

He has received many fellowships, most recently from the East West Center. He has also taught at the National University of Singapore, Bordeaux Ecole de Management, and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.