Anthony P. D'Costa

Region of Interest

South Asia

Primary Country of Residence

United States of America


Professor of Comparative International Development


University of Washington


Mailing Address

Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program
University of Washington
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402 USA

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phones: 253-692-4462 (office)
253-761-9778 (residence)

Countries of Specialization




2006 D.Costa, A.P. (Editor) The New Economy in Development: ICT Challenges
and Opportunities, (Foreword by Matti Pohjola) (August, Basingtoke:
Palgrave Macmillan)

2005: The Long March to Capitalism: Embourgeoisment, Internationalization,
and Industrial Transformation in India (Basingtoke: Palgrave Macmillan)

2004: Co-Editor with E. Sridharan, India in the Global Software Industry:
Innovation, Firm Strategies and Development (Basingtoke, New Delhi:
Palgrave Macmillan).

1999: The Global Restructuring of the Steel Industry: Innovations,
Institutions, and Industrial Change (London: Routledge; Foreword by Amiya
Kumar Bagchi).

2003: Series Editor, Technology, Globalization, and Development
(Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), under which the following has been

2006 Parayil, G.(Editor) Political Economy & Information Capitalism in
India: Digital Divide, Development Divide and Equity (Basingtoke, Palgrave


2006: ICTs and Decoupled Development: Theories, Trajectories and
Transitions in Parayil, G.(Editor) Political Economy & Information
Capitalism in India: Digital Divide, Development Divide and Equity
(Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), 11-34.

2006: Globalisation of South Asia.s Economies in Thomas, J. (Editor)
Engaging South Asia: Challenges and Opportunities, Singapore: National
University of Singapore Press (forthcoming).


2006: Exports, University-Industry Linkages, and Innovation Challenges in
Bangalore, India, World Bank Policy Research Paper (WPS 3887), or

2004: Flexible Institutions for Mass Production Goals: Economic Governance
in the Indian Automotive Industry, Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol.
13, No. 2, (335-367).

2003: Uneven and Combined Development: Understanding India.s Software
Exports, World Development, Vol. 13, No. 1 (211-226).

2003: Institutions and Industrial Governance in India: Learning
Cooperation the Japanese Way, Asian Business and Management Journal, Vol.
2, No. 1 (63-89)

2005: .The International Mobility of Technical Talent: Trends and
Development Implications,. .International Mobility of Talent and
Development Impact,. UNU-World Institute of Development Economics
Research, Helsinki and UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the
Caribbean in Santiago, Chile, (May 26-27, 2005).

2004: .Globalization, Development, and the Mobility of Technical Talent:
India and Japan in Comparative Perspectives,. UN University, World
Institute of Development Economics Research, Helsinki, Research Paper
Series (WIDER RP2004/62).


political economy ; development ; capitalism ; internationalization ; globalization ; ...