SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Nina Kaysser

Diplom Kulturwirtschaft (PASSAU, Germany), MSc Development Economics (SOAS)
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Nina Kaysser
Ms Nina Kaysser
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Thesis title:
(working title): Economic growth and Hindu-Muslim violence
Year of Study:
2009 Entry
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PhD Research

The research is based on an original updated version (now 1950 to 2010) of the Varshney and Wilkinson dataset on Hindu-Muslim violence in India.


  • (2013) Economic growth and Hindu-Muslim violence in India: Coding, data sets and analysis, presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, San Francisco, April 3-6 2013
  • (2011) presented at the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) Second International Conference, Istanbul, May 20-22 2011


  • Political economy of violence
  • Structural inequality
  • Economic growth
  • Ethnic/communal violence
  • Methodological issues related to the study of violence (data, definitions, and methods)