Kunal Sen

Director at UNU-WIDER


Kunal Sen is the Director of the United Nations University Institute World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and a Professor of Development Economics in the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester. He is a leading international expert on the political economy of growth and development. He has performed extensive research on international finance, the political economy determinants of inclusive growth, the dynamics of poverty, social exclusion, female labour force participation, and the informal sector in developing economies. His research has focused on India, East Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. Kunal earned his PhD in Economics from Rutgers University,

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