Maanik Nath is Assistant Professor in Economic History. His book Capital Shortage  is published with Cambridge University Press. Order here.



Maanik is currently working on three projects. The first is a comparative and longitudinal study of water access, economic vulnerability and development across South and South-east Asia. The second considers collective action responses to climate challenges in the past, constructing a novel framework to examine the history of cooperatives across colonial India. The third is an in-depth exploration into Indian financial history, analyzing securities markets in colonial India.


See Maanik's personal website for more information on his book and other ongoing work.


Maanik has previously taught courses in global business and economic history, and is currently involved in teaching within the MA History of Politics and Society, and BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics programmes.


Prior to joining Utrecht University, Maanik was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Economic History at the London School of Economics.