Professor Mushtaq Husain Khan is Senior Lecturer in Economics and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London and a member of the Centre of South and South East Asian Studies. His main areas of interest are institutional economics, the economics of rent-seeking, corruption and clientelism, industrial policy and state intervention in developing countries. His work focuses on the South and South East Asian economic development and in particular the development of India. Among his published work, Professor Mushtaq Khan is the author of Rents, Rent-Seeking and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence in Asia. (ed with Jomo, K.S., Cambridge University Press 2000), and State Formation in Palestine: Viability and Governance during a Social Transformation (with George Giacaman and Inge Amundsen, Routledge, 2004), as well as several academic articles and chapter contributions in books: ‘Good Governance and Growth in Africa: What can we learn from Tanzania?’ (with Hazel Gray), in Vishnu Padayachee (ed.) The Political Economy of Africa, (Routledge 2010), ‘The Political Economy of Industrial Policy in Asia and Latin America’ (with Stephanie Blankenburg), in Giovanni Dosi and Mario Cimoli eds. Industrial Policy and Development. (Oxford University Press, 2009).