Parth J. Shah

Director, ISPP

Founder & President,
Centre for Civil Society

Parth J. Shah is the Founder and President of Centre for Civil Society. Dr. Shah’s research and advocacy work focuses on the themes of economic freedom (law, liberty and livelihood campaign), choice and competition in education (fund students, not schools), property rights approach for the environment (terracotta vision of stewardship), and good governance (new public management and the duty to publish).

He has edited and published extensively in international and Indian journals, on various issues ranging from currency regulation to education policy. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University, and has taught at the University of Michigan.