Amit Bhaduri


Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University

School of Social Sciences
New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi 110067

Amit Bhaduri is Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He has been appointed Professor of Political Economy at the University of Pavia. Previously he was Reader at the Delhi School of Economics and Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

He was Visiting Professor at various academic institutions (Colegio de Mexico, Universities of Stanford, Vienna, Linz, Bologna, Bremen, and Trondheim). He was also Research Officer at the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Vienna), and a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, India; Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin; and part of the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences.

Dr. Bhaduri obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge (UK) and taught at Pembroke College, Cambridge.

His research work initially dealt with the economic structure of backward agriculture. He subsequently analysed theoretical issues in growth and capital theory, and became increasingly interested in the treatment of macroeconomic themes in a multisectoral framework. In recent years, he has devoted attention to theoretical and policy issues associated with processes of economic transition and globalisation.

Focus: Agriculture, Economy, Jobs, Asia


Related Resources:

Selected Publications:

The Economic Structure of Backward Agriculture (London and New York, Academic Press, 1983);

Macroeconomics: The Dynamics of Commodity Production (London, Macmillan, 1986);

Unconventional Economic Essays (Delhi, Oxford University Press, 1993);

The Intelligent Person?s Guide to Liberalization, co-authored with Deepak Nayyar (Delhi, Penguin Books, 1996);

On the Border of Economic Theory and History (Delhi, Oxford University Press, 1999).

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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