Aditya Balasubramanian Wins Dissertation Award

Aditya Balasubramanian, a 2017-18 HOPE Center fellow, has won the Ellen McArthur Prize in Economic History for his PhD dissertation from the University of Cambridge. Aditya's dissertation, titled "Free Economy and Opposition Politics in India, c. 1940-70," argues that the birth of opposition politics in India was tied to a major critique of economic planning and emanated from the distinct political economies of areas in southern and western India. Congratulations, Aditya!