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Department of Economics

Professor Mushtaq Khan

BA (Oxon), MPhil, PhD (Cantab)

Overview

Mushtaq Khan
Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Name:
Professor Mushtaq Khan
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4546
Fax:
020 7898 4759
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
284
Office Hours:
Mondays 2pm - 4pm
Curriculum Vitae:
Professor Mushtaq Khan CV (pdf; 248kb)

Biography

Institutional economics and political economy, the economics of rent seeking corruption and patron-client networks, late industrialisation and the state, governance reform and state formation, the economic development of South Asia in comparative perspective.

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Adeeba Khan, Democracy in the context of clientelism: the role of electoral laws in Bangladesh
  • Christine Ngoc Ngo, Technology Adoption in Rent-seeking Economies: The Case of Vietnam
  • Mohammed Ali Syed, The Fertility Transition in Bangladesh: Explaining Regional Variations in Fertility and the Effects on Family Welfare (working title)
  • Nina Kaysser, (working title): Economic growth and Hindu-Muslim violence
  • Rashed Al Mahnud Titumir, (Working Title) Land Transactions and Capitalist Transitions in Rural Bangladesh
  • Sandhya Balasubrahmanyam, Driving growth in post Liberalization India – the role of the state.
  • Tobias Franz, The Political Economy of Institutional Change and Economic Development in Urban Colombia - Analysing the Cases of Medellin and Cali (working title)
  • Usman Qadir, The Political Economy of Technology Acquisition in Pakistan: Policy and Constraints in the Automobile Industry
  • Woocheol Lee, Property Rights and Political Economy in Vietnam

Research

Institutional economics, the economics of rent-seeking, corruption and clientelism, industrial policy and state intervention in developing countries. South and South-East Asian economic development. Particular interests in the Indian subcontinent. Teaching interests include microeconomics, the political economy of institutions and South Asian economic development.

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • South Asia
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Edited Books

Khan, Mushtaq and Amundsen, I., eds. (2004) State Formation in Palestine: Viability and Governance during a Social Transformation. Routledge.

Khan, Mushtaq and Jomo, Kwame Sundaram, eds. (2000) Rents, Rent-Seeking and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence in Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Book Chapters

Khan, Mushtaq (2013) 'Bangladesh: Economic Growth in a Vulnerable Limited Access Order.' In: North, Douglass and Wallis, John and Webb, Steven and Weingast, Barry, (eds.), In the Shadow of Violence: Politics, Economics and the Problems of Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 24-69.

Khan, Mushtaq (2013) 'Technology Policies and Learning with Imperfect Governance.' In: Stiglitz, Joseph and Lin, Justin Yifu, (eds.), The Industrial Policy Revolution I. The Role of Government Beyond Ideology. London: Palgrave, pp. 79-115.

Khan, Mushtaq (2013) 'Political Settlements and the Design of Technology Policy.' In: Stiglitz, Joseph and Lin, Justin Yifu and Patel, Ebrahim, (eds.), The Industrial Policy Revolution II. Africa in the 21st Century. London: Palgrave, pp. 243-280.

Khan, Mushtaq (2012) 'Governance and Growth: History, Ideology and Methods of Proof.' In: Noman, Akbar and Botchwey, Kwesi and Stein, Howard and Stiglitz, Joseph, (eds.), Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 51-79.

Khan, Mushtaq (2012) 'Governance and Growth Challenges for Africa.' In: Noman, Akbar and Botchwey, Kwesi and Stein, Howard and Stiglitz, Joseph, (eds.), Good Growth and Governance in Africa: Rethinking Development Strategies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 114-139.

Khan, Mushtaq (2012) 'The Political Economy of Inclusive Growth.' In: de Mello, Luiz and Dutz, Mark A., (eds.), Promoting Inclusive Growth: Challenges and Policy. Paris: OECD Publishing, pp. 15-54.

Khan, Mushtaq (2012) 'Beyond Good Governance: An Agenda for Developmental Governance.' In: Sundaram, Jomo Kwame and Chowdhury, Anis, (eds.), Is Good Governance Good for Development? London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 151-182.

Blankenburg, Stephanie and Khan, Mushtaq (2012) 'Governance and Illicit Flows.' In: Reuter, Peter, (ed.), Draining Development? Controlling Flows of Illicit Funds from Developing Countries. Washington: The World Bank, pp. 21-68.

Khan, Mushtaq (2011) 'Governance, Growth and Poverty Reduction.' In: Sundaram, Jomo Kwame and Chowdhury, Anis, (eds.), Poor Poverty: The Impoverishment of Analysis, Measurement and Policies. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 61-86.

Khan, Mushtaq (2011) 'Economy of Bangladesh: Identifying Pragmatic Policy Responses.' In: Ullah, Mahfuz, (ed.), Bangladesh Tomorrow. Dhaka: Centre for Sustainable Development, pp. 11-68.

Gray, Hazel and Khan, Mushtaq (2010) 'Good Governance and Growth in Africa: What can we learn from Tanzania?' In: Padayachee, Vishnu, (ed.), The Political Economy of Africa. London: Routledge, pp. 339-356.

Khan, Mushtaq and Blankenburg, Stephanie (2009) 'The Political Economy of Industrial Policy in Asia and Latin America.' In: Dosi, Giovanni and Cimoli, Mario and Stiglitz, Joseph E., (eds.), Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 336-377.

Khan, Mushtaq (2009) 'Is "Good Governance" an Appropriate Model for Governance Reforms? The Relevance of East Asia for Developing Muslim Countries.' In: Springborg, Robert, (ed.), Development Models in Muslim Contexts: Chinese, "Islamic" and Neo-Liberal Alternatives. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 195-230.

Khan, Mushtaq (2009) 'Corruption and Governance in South Asia 2009.' In: Europa South Asia Yearbook 2009. London: Europa. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2008) 'Investment and Technology Policies.' In: National Development Strategies: Policy Notes. New York: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, pp. 157-197.

Khan, Mushtaq (2008) 'Governance and Development: The Perspective of Growth-Enhancing Governance.' In: Diversity and Complementarity in Development Aid: East Asian Lessons for African Growth. Tokyo: GRIPS Development Forum/National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, pp. 107-152.

Khan, Mushtaq (2007) 'Governance, Economic Growth and Development since the 1960s.' In: Ocampo, José Antonio and Jomo, Kwame S. and Vos, Rob, (eds.), Growth Divergences: Explaining Differences in Economic Performance. Hyderabad, London and Penang: Orient Longman, Zed Books and Third World Network, pp. 285-323.

Khan, Mushtaq (2006) 'Corruption and Governance.' In: Jomo, S Kwame and Fine, Ben, (eds.), The New Development Economics: after the Washington Consensus. London and New Dehli: Zed Press and Tulika, pp. 200-221.

Khan, Mushtaq (2006) 'Determinants of Corruption in Developing Countries: the Limits of Conventional Economic Analysis.' In: Rose-Ackerman, Susan, (ed.), International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 216-244. (Elgar original reference)

Khan, Mushtaq (2006) 'Corruption and Governance in South Asia.' In: Daniel, Lynn, (ed.), South Asia 2006. London: Europa publications.

Khan, Mushtaq (2005) ''Security First' and its Implications for a Viable Palestinian State.' In: Keating, M and Le, A and Lowe, R, (eds.), Aid, Diplomacy and Facts on the Ground: The Case of Palestine. Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House (UK), pp. 59-73.

Khan, Mushtaq (2005) 'The Capitalist Transformation.' In: Jomo, KS and Reinert, ES, (eds.), The Origins of Development Economics: How Schools of Economic Thought Have Addressed Development. Zed Press (UK) and Tulika Press (India), pp. 69-80.

Khan, Mushtaq (2004) 'Strategies for State-Led Social Transformation: Rent-Management, Technology Acquisition and Long-Term Growth.' In: Which Institutions are Critical to Sustain Market Development, Industrialization and Long-Term Growth in Viet Nam? Vietnam: Asian Development Bank, pp. 60-73.

Khan, Mushtaq (2004) 'What is a “Good Investment Climate”?' In: Kochendörfer-Lucius, G and Pleskovic, B, (eds.), Investment Climate, Growth, and Poverty. World Bank (USA), pp. 77-83.

Khan, Mushtaq (2004) 'Evaluating the Emerging Palestinian State: 'Good Governance' versus 'Transformation Potential'.' In: Khan, M. H. and Giacaman, G. and Amundsen, I., (eds.), State Formation in Palestine. Viability and Governance During a Social Transformation. Routledge Curzon, pp. 13-63.

Khan, Mushtaq (2004) 'State Failure in Developing Countries and Institutional Reform Strategies.' In: Tungodden, B. and Stern, N. and Kolstad, I., (eds.), Toward Pro-Poor Policies. Aid, Institutions, and Globalization. Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, Europe (2003). Oxford University Press and World Bank, pp. 165-195.

Hilal, Jamil and Khan, Mushtaq (2004) 'State Formation under the PNA: Potential Outcomes and their Viability.' In: Khan, Mushtaq and Amundsen, Inge and Giacaman, George, (eds.), State Formation in Palestine: Viability and Governance during a Social Transformation. London: Routledge, pp. 64-119. (Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa)

Khan, Mushtaq (2004) 'Introduction: State Formation in Palestine.' In: Khan, Mushtaq and Amundsen, Inge and Giacaman, George, (eds.), State Formation in Palestine: Viability and Governance during a Social Transformation. London: Routledge, pp. 1-12. (Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa)

Khan, Mushtaq (2002) 'Corruption and Governance in Early Capitalism: World Bank Strategies and their Limitations.' In: Pincus, J and Winters, J, (eds.), Reinventing the World Bank. USA: Cornell University Press, pp. 164-184.

Khan, Mushtaq (2001) 'The New Political Economy of Corruption.' In: Fine, B. and Lapavitsas, C. and Pincus, J., (eds.), Development policy in the 21st century: beyond the post-Washington consensus. London: Routledge, pp. 112-135.

Khan, Mushtaq (2000) 'Class, Clientelism and Communal Politics in Bangladesh.' In: Panikkar, K.N. and Byres, T.J. and Patnaik, U. , (eds.), The Making of History: Essays presented to Irfan Habib. Tulika (Delhi), pp. 572-606.

Jomo, Kwame Sundaram and Khan, Mushtaq (2000) 'Introduction.' In: Khan, Mushtaq and Jomo, Kwame Sundaram, (eds.), Rents, Rent-Seeking and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence in Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-20.

Khan, Mushtaq (2000) 'Rents, Efficiency and Growth.' In: Khan, Mushtaq and Jomo, Kwame Sundaram, (eds.), Rents, Rent-Seeking and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence in Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 21-69.

Khan, Mushtaq (2000) 'Rent-seeking as Process.' In: Khan, Mushtaq and Jomo, Kwame Sundaram, (eds.), Rents, Rent-Seeking and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence in Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 70-144.

Khan, Mushtaq (2000) 'The Political Economy of Secularism and Religion in Bangladesh.' In: Basu, Subho and Das, Suranjan, (eds.), Electoral Politics in South Asia. Calcutta: K. P. Bagchi, pp. 176-200.

Bhaskar, V. and Khan, Mushtaq (2000) 'Privatization and Employment: A Study of the Jute Industry in Bangladesh.' In: Cook, Paul and Kirkpatrick, Collin, (eds.), Privatisation in Developing Countries. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. (The International library of critical writings in economics, 120; An Elgar Reference collection)

Khan, Mushtaq (1998) 'The Role of Civil Society and Patron-Client Networks in the Analysis of Corruption.' In: Corruption and Integrity Improvement Initiatives in Developing Countries. New York: UNDP, Management Development and Governance Division, pp. 111-128.

Khan, Mushtaq (1995) 'State Failure in Weak States: A Critique of New Institutionalist Explanations.' In: Harriss, John and Hunter, Janet and Lewis, Colin, (eds.), New Institutional Economics and Third World Development. London: Routledge, pp. 71-86.

Articles

Khan, Mushtaq (2012) 'Governance During Social Transformations: Challenges for Africa.' New Political Economy, 17 (5). pp. 667-675.

Bhaskar, V. and Gupta, Bishnupriya and Khan, Mushtaq (2006) 'Partial Privatization and Yardstick Competition: Evidence from Employment Dynamics in Bangladesh.' Economics of Transition, 14 (3). pp. 459-477.

Khan, Mushtaq (2005) 'Markets, States and Democracy: Patron-Client Networks and the Case for Democracy in Developing Countries.' Democratization, 12 (5). pp. 704-724.

Khan, Mushtaq (2004) 'Power, Property Rights and the Issue of Land Reform: A General Case Illustrated with Reference to Bangladesh.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 4 (1-2). pp. 73-106.

Khan, Mushtaq (2002) 'Fundamental Tensions in the Democratic Compromise.' New Political Economy, 7 (2). pp. 275-277.

Khan, Mushtaq (1998) 'Patron-Client Networks and the Economic Effects of Corruption.' The European Journal of Development Research, 10 (1). pp. 15-39.

Khan, Mushtaq (1996) 'The Efficiency Implications of Corruption.' Journal of International Development, 8 (5). pp. 683-696.

Khan, Mushtaq (1996) 'A Typology of Corrupt Transactions in Developing Countries.' IDS Bulletin, 27 (2). pp. 12-21.

Bhaskar, V. and Khan, Mushtaq (1995) 'Privatization and Employment: A Study of the Jute Industry in Bangladesh.' American Economic Review, 85 (1). pp. 267-272.

Khan, Mushtaq and Toufique, K.A. (1995) 'Sand or Oil in the Machine? A Comment on Corruption and Entrepreneurship.' Bangladesh Development Studies, 23 (1-2). pp. 123-139.

Khan, Mushtaq (1986) 'Bangladesh Opposition in Disarray.' Inside Asia (7).

Conference or Workshop Items

Khan, Mushtaq (2012) Transparency, Accountability and Citizen's Engagement. In: Eleventh Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration, United Nations, 16-20 April 2011, New York.

Khan, Mushtaq (2010) Post-Oslo State-Building Strategies and their Limitations. Transcript of the Yusuf A Sayigh Development Lecture 2010, Ramallah, Palestine. In: Yusuf A Sayigh Memorial Development Lecture, December 2010, Ramallah, Palestine. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2006) Governance and Development. In: Workshop on Governance and Development’ organized by the World Bank and DFID, 11-12 November, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2005) Social Justice and Sustainable Development in Muslim Countries. In: Workshop on Economic and Social Policies and Wealth Redistribution in Muslim Countries, 9-10 August, Trinity College, Cambridge. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2005) Social Transformation and the State (A Response to Vivek Chibber). In: SOAS Research Seminar Series on State and Development, 2005. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2004) The Public Sector and Privatization. In: Industrial Policy Task Force of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, 4-5 June 2004, New York. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2003) Memorandum submitted as Evidence to the House of Commons International Development Committee on Development Assistance and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Second Report of Session 2003-04 Volume II. In: Parliamentary Hearing, London.

Monographs

Khan, Mushtaq (2013) The Political Settlement, Growth and Technical Progress in Bangladesh. Copenhagen: Danish Institute for International Studies, DIIS.

Khan, Mushtaq (2013) Aid and Governance in Vulnerable States: Bangladesh and Pakistan since 1971. Helsinki: UNU-WIDER.

Khan, Mushtaq (2011) India's Evolving Political Settlement and the Challenge of Sustaining Development. London: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2011) The Political Settlement and its Evolution in Bangladesh. London: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2010) Political Settlements and the Governance of Growth-Enhancing Institutions. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2010) Bangladesh: Partitions, Nationalisms and Legacies for State-Building. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2009) Pro-Growth Anti-corruption and Governance Reforms for Viet Nam: Lessons from East Asia. Vietnam: UNDP.

Khan, Mushtaq (2009) Palestinian State Formation since the Signing of the Olso Accords. UNDP Palestine. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2009) Governance Capabilities and the Property Rights Transition in Developing Countries. DFID. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2009) Learning, Technology Acquisition and Governance Challenges in Developing Countries. DFID. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2008) Building Growth-Promoting Governance Capabilities. The Least Developed Countries Report 2009: The state and development governance. Background Paper.

Khan, Mushtaq (2008) Technological Upgrading in Bangladeshi Manufacturing: Governance Constraints and Policy Responses in the Ready-made Garments Industry. UNDP Bangladesh. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2008) Vulnerabilities in Market-led Growth Strategies and Challenges for Governance. DFID. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2007) Governance, Economic Growth and Development Since the 1960s. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

Khan, Mushtaq (2007) Governance and Growth: A Preliminary Report. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2006) Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms in Developing Countries: Policies, Evidence and Ways Forward. New York; Geneva: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Gray, Hazel and Khan, Mushtaq (2006) State Weakness in Developing Countries and Strategies of Institutional Reform: Operational Implications for Anti-Corruption Policy and a Case Study of Tanzania. London: Department for International Development (DFID). (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2006) Investment and Technology [Policy Guidance Notes for National Development Strategies]. New York; Geneva: UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and DESA (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs).

Khan, Mushtaq (2005) Review of DFID's Target Strategy Paper on Governance. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2005) Bangladesh Human Security Assessment 2005. DFID Bangladesh. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2003) Corruption and the Capitalist Transformation: Analysis, Policy and the Real World. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (2001) Bureaucratic and Political Corruption in Pakistan. (Unpublished)

Khan, Mushtaq (1999) The Political Economy of Industrial Policy in Pakistan 1947-1971. London: SOAS, University of London.

Khan, Mushtaq (1997) The Non-Separability Problem in Transaction Cost Analysis. (Unpublished)

Book Reviews

Khan, Mushtaq (2000) 'A Review of Stewart, G. T., "Jute and Empire: The Calcutta Jute Wallahs and the Landscapes of Empire".' Enterprise and Society, 1 (2).

Khan, Mushtaq (1999) 'A Review of Fry, Maxwell J., "Emancipating the Banking System and Developing Markets for Government Debt: Foreword by Eddie George".' The Economic Journal, 109 (Februa). F211-F272.

Audios

Khan, Mushtaq (2009) Corruption: Debate with Danny Kaufmann. developmentdrums.org. [Audio]

Khan, Mushtaq (2006) State and Economic Development: What Role? What Risks? ODI. [Audio]

Videos

Khan, Mushtaq (2011) Interview on Al Jazeera on the stock market crash in Bangladesh 2010-11. Al Jazeera English. Available from http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/countingth....

Khan, Mushtaq (2008) Governance Reform and Economic Growth. SOAS and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. Available from http://governanceinafrica.wordpress.com/.

Other

Khan, Mushtaq (2009) 'The Pervasive Nature of Corruption.'

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