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Faculty profiles
Prateek Raj


Assistant Professor

Prateek studies how businesses and markets evolve(d) in history, and in developing countries, and the technological, cultural and institutional causes that drive such evolution. Prateek is an Assistant Professor in Strategy at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). He earned his B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) in 2010 and his Ph.D. from University College London (UCL) in 2018. During his PhD, he was a Research Associate at the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (2016-2018). Additionally, he was affiliated to the Kellogg School of Management and the Center for Economic History at Northwestern University as a Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (2015-2018). Prior to his PhD, he worked as an operations consultant for clients in metals and mining industry (2010-2012). Prateek has also taught operational research methods at the London School of Economics (LSE) (2012-2015), and continues to be an Honorary Research Associate at the UCL School of Management.

Research Interests: Economic History, Political Economy, Cultural Economics, Social Capital, Economic Sociology, Organizational Theory

Working Papers

Origins of Impersonal Markets in Commercial and Communication revolutions of Europe Evolution of Honesty and Trust in Impersonal Exchange

Ph.D Management, University College London (2018)

M.Res Management Science and Innovation, University College London (2013)

B.Tech Production and Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (2010)