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Puneet Bhasin

Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow
pb1222@nyu.edu
(212) 992-6357
1 Wash Pl, Room 516

B.E., Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Univeristy of Mumbai, 1998
M.S., Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2001
M.Sc., Comparative Politics, London School of Economics, 2009
M.A., Political Science, Brown University, 2013
PhD, Political Science, Brown University, 2019

Puneet Bhasin is a political scientist specializing in the international and comparative political economy of industrially advanced nation states. Bhasin’s academic interests lie in analyzing the relationship between labor market institutions, financialization of economies, and inequality; the political economy of global finance; politics of macroeconomic phenomena such as secular stagnation and the middle-income trap; geopolitics of American monetary power and its prospects; and the history of capitalism. Prior to New York University, Puneet was a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany (2019-21), and previously, a concurrent postdoctoral fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University and the Rhodes Center for International Economics and Finance, Brown University (2018-19). Bhasin’s research has been supported by the Social Science Research Council and the Tobin Project. From 2000 to 2008, he worked in New York City for McKinsey & Company and Deloitte & Touche. Bhasin has also served as an independent consultant with the Economic Justice Program at Open Society Foundations in New York, the IFMR-Center for Microfinance in Ahmedabad, and the Institute of Development Studies in Jaipur.

Teaching and Research Interests

international and comparative political economy; financialized capitalism; labor politics; global finance; economic justice; politics of growth and stagnation; corporate governance; technological change; history of capitalism

Puneet Bhasin