Debasish Roy Chowdhury is a Senior Research Fellow at SDN. He is a Jefferson Fellow and an award-winning journalist who has lived and worked in India, Brazil, Thailand, Beijing and Hong Kong, and has reported from Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Philippines and Qatar. He was most recently the Deputy China Editor at Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, where he spent a decade, also holding the positions of Business News Editor and Deputy Editor of This Week in Asia. Previously he has been Senior Editor at China Daily, Business Editor at Asia Times Online, Research Fellow at the Fernand Braudel Institute of World Economics, and has served the news desks of Hindustan Times, The Telegraph, and The Statesman in India. Roy Chowdhury is currently researching and writing (with John Keane) a forthcoming book, to be published by Oxford University Press, on Indian democracy and governance.