Mudit Kapoor is an associate professor in the Economics and Planning unit, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Delhi. Prior to ISI, he was an Assistant Professor and a Research Fellow at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India. He also worked at the World Bank as a consultant. His academic papers have been published in the Journal of Econometrics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Economic and Political Weekly and BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy. His research interests are in Development and Institutional Economics. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.