Sultan Mehmood is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the New Economic School, Moscow. A faculty research fellow at Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), Pakistan Institute of Development Studies (PIDE) and Paris Research University (PSL). He graduated from University of Paris in 2019 with a PhD in Economics. His research interests are in development economics and political economy. His research seeks to understand the conditions for establishment of rule of law in societies and its consequences for institutional design and development.