Sultan Mehmood

Professor of Economics at the New Economic School, Moscow

Sultan Mehmood is a Professor of Economics (tenure-track) at the New Economic School in Moscow and a lead researcher at the World Bank’s DE JURE Program which funds a large part of his research.

Dr. Mehmood’s research interests are in behavioral, development, and political economy. Particularly, his research seeks to understand the conditions for the establishment of the Rule of Law in societies and its consequences for institutional design and development.

Dr. Mehmood received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Paris in December 2019. He was also a postdoctoral fellow at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) in Barcelona in 2020. Previously, he studied in the Netherlands and Lahore, Pakistan.