Dr. Anthony D'Costa

Eminent Scholar in Global Studies & Professor of Economics, College of Business


301 Sparkman Drive
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Room 126G
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. International Development Studies; Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Master of Arts, Economics (Honors); Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India


  • Ecole Normal Superiore, Cachan, Paris
  • Visiting Scholar, Tata-Cornell Institute of Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI), Cornell University, Ithaca
  • Visiting Scholar, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington East West Center, Honolulu
  • Visiting Scholar, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
  • Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, India
  • Visiting Senior Researcher, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, under the Government of India‚Äôs Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi
  • Visiting Researcher, College of Business, Rikkyo University, Tokyo
  • Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute, Singapore
  • Senior Visiting Scholar, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway


  • New Space Economy
  • Political Economy of India/East Asia
  • Business and Economic Development

Recent Publications

  • 2019 D’Costa, A.P. and Chakraborty, A. (Editors) Changing Contexts and Shifting Roles of the Indian State: New Perspectives on Development Dynamics, Springer.

  • 2017 D’Costa, A.P. and Chakraborty, A. (Editors) The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

  • 2017 Globalisasi Dan Nasionalisme Ekonomi Di Asia (2017, a Malay translation of my 2012 edited volume Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia (Oxford: Oxford University Press) translated by Azman Ayub, Kuala Lumpur)

  • 2015 D’Costa, A.P. (Editor) After Development Dynamics: South Korea’s Engagement with Contemporary Asia (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

  • 2012 D’Costa, A.P. (Editor) Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia (Foreword by Ajit Singh) (Oxford: Oxford University Press) (also in Malay, above).

  • 2012 Bagchi, A.K. and D’Costa, A.P. (Editors) Transformation and Development: The Political Economy of Transition in India and China, (New Delhi: Oxford University Press).

  • 2010 D’Costa, A.P. (Editor) A New India? Critical Reflections in the Long Twentieth Century, (Foreword by Deepak Nayyar) (London: Anthem Press).

  • 2016: International Mobility, Global Capitalism, and Changing Structures of Accumulation: Transforming the Japan-India IT Relationship, (London: Routledge).

  • 2005: The Long March to Capitalism: Embourgeoisement, Internationalization, and Industrial Transformation in India (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan)

  • 1999: The Global Restructuring of the Steel Industry: Innovations, Institutions, and Industrial Change (London: Routledge; Foreword by Amiya Kumar Bagchi).