Associate Professor of Economics and Law,
OP Jindal Global University
Yugank earned his LL.M. and Ph.D. in law and economics as Erasmus Mundus scholar from the University of Hamburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Bologna. He holds a Bachelor of Technology from NIT Surat, India. His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of institutional economics, ethics, regulation, law and development and mathematical thinking. He has published in several peer-reviewed journals as well as popular op-eds in leading dailies. He is a visiting faculty at IIMA, IIMK, Vedica Scholars Programme, Flame University and has been a docent at the IGLP, Harvard Law School.
Yugank is the founding faculty member of O. P. Jindal Global University, which he helped establish, heading a range of its infrastructural, recruitment, admissions, curriculum development, research and international collaboration initiatives. Prior to joining Jindal, he has worked as a consultant on rural development projects with ICICI Bank’s joint venture with the West Bengal State Government. He advises governmental and higher education organizations on aspiring institution building projects and sits on the boards of young technology start-ups. More recently he is helping build a rural school in western UP.