Dr Sahil Dutta

Staff details

Position Lecturer in International Political Economy
Email s.dutta (@gold.ac.uk)
Dr Sahil Dutta

Sahil Jai Dutta is a lecturer in political economy, with particular interests in finance, money, management, and the political economy of Britain.  

His work explores how contemporary neoliberal society has come to be managed. His published research has addressed this in three areas: monetary governance, corporate governance and neoliberal public sector reform. 

Prior to joining Goldsmiths, Sahil worked at Warwick University and did his doctoral research at the University of Sussex. His PhD examined the question of state power in the age of debt, looking specifically at how the British state used public debt securities in the construction of a modern form of monetary governance.


Sahil currently teaches three undergraduate modules: 

Introduction to Economic Policy (1st year)

The Making of Global Capitalism (2nd year) 

Finance and the Global Political Economy (3rd year). 


He is also Senior Tutor for 2nd year undergraduates in Politics.


He will convene a new MA Global Political Economy programme to start in 2019.


Advice and Feedback hours: Wednesday 1130-1230. 

Areas of supervision

Sahil is interested in supervising doctoral researchers working in political economy, financialisation, or neoliberal governance. Specifically, he is interested in supervising projects related to: monetary governance; public sector reform, managerialism, historicist political economy.



Managers, not markets
Dutta, Sahil Jai; Knafo, Samuel; Lane, Richard and Wyn-Jones, Steffan. 2018. Managers, not markets. IPPR Progressive Review, 25(2), pp. 166-176. ISSN 2573-2323

Patient capital in the age of financialized managerialism
Knafo, Samuel and Dutta, Sahil Jai. 2016. Patient capital in the age of financialized managerialism. Socio-Economic Review, 14(4), pp. 771-788. ISSN 1475-1461