Ranjit Lall 2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize RecipientPolitical Science

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher

Ranjit Lall is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University. His research interests are in the area of international political economy, with a focus on international institutions, global governance, financial regulation, and quantitative methods. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a first-class degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE), winning the Gibbs Prize for best undergraduate thesis in politics. Before coming to Harvard, he worked as an economist at the Bank of England and an editorial writer at the Financial Times.

His interest in open science was inspired by the difficulties he encountered in acquiring data to replicate past studies. He has since replicated 35 studies and published findings in Political Analysis and Comparative Political Studies. Mr. Lall’s research has been published in International Organization, Political Analysis, Comparative Political Studies, Regulation & Governance, and the Review of International Political Economy.