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Atiyab Sultan


Atiyab Sultan is doing a PhD in Economic History under the supervision of Prof. Sir Christopher Alan Bayly. Previously, she completed an MPhil in Economics at the University of Cambridge (2010-11) and taught Economics at the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. Her doctoral research looks at institutional development in colonial Punjab during 1849-1900 with a particular focus on property rights and credit markets. More generally, her research tries to  investigate long-run causes of underdevelopment, especially in post-colonial economies.

Departments and Institutes

Lucy Cavendish College:

Research Interests

Economic history, Development economics, World History