Ecosystems For Futuristic Entrepreneurship
through Collaboration and Technology
EFFECT is sponsored by the UK's ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) and ICSSR ( Indian Council of Social Science Research) from 2021-24. The research team is a collaboration between the London School of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex and the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics.
London School of Economics
Dr Ruth Kattumuri is Co-Chairr of the India Observatory and is responsible for developing multi-disciplinary research and programmes. With over two decades of experience in higher education in UK and India, Dr Kattumuri has pioneered several innovative knowledge development programmes
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Wasim Ahmad is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His broad research areas are Financial Economics, Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics, and is currently pursuing research in the areas of emerging markets finance, finance and investments in clean energy and risk spillover analysis.
Institute of Development Studies
Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics
Dr. K.S. Hari is faculty at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, India and Subir Chowdhury Post-Doctoral Fellow at LSE (2018-19). His general area of research interest is Labour and Employment in India, Skilling India, Human Development & Economic Growth and Financing of Human Development.