International Political Economy
Ranjit Lall is a doctoral student in the Department of Government at Harvard University. His primary research interests are in the areas of global governance, international financial regulation, international institutional theory and comparative political economy. His publications include 'From Failure to Failure: The Politics of International Banking Regulation' (Review of International Political Economy, 2012) and 'Reforming Global Banking Standards: Back to the Future?' (in Governing Through Standards: Origins, Drivers and Limitations, eds. S. Ponte, P. Gibbon and J. Vestergaard, 2011). He is also the author of 'Why Basel II Failed and Why Any Basel III is Doomed' (Oxford University Global Economic Governance Working Paper, 2009).
Lall holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from Merton College, Oxford University. He was awarded the Oxford University Gibbs Prize for best undergraduate thesis in politics. Before coming to Harvard, he was an economist in the Bank of England's Financial Stability Directorate and a Peter Martin Fellow at the Financial Times.