Aiysha VarraichThe Quality of Government Institute, Sweden (QOG)
Aiysha Varraich is the research assistant for Professor Bo Rothstein at the Quality of Government Institute. Aiysha has a background in law (LLB Law degree from London Metropolitan University) and in pursuit of her interest in policy making pursued the MSc in International Administration and Global Governance in order to gain a footing within the field. After graduating Aiysha pursued the policy path at the International Legal Resource Centre, a collaboration between the United Nations Development Programme and the American Bar Association in Washington DC. Her main research interests are corruption- decentralisation and clientelism - within the region of the Subcontinent, which she pursued in her master's thesis. She is currently involved in Work Package 1 of the ANTICORRP project, wherein she is currently mapping the evolution of corruption through time, while simultaneously identifying gaps in the current research.