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2023: Kaushik Basu

The next Graz Schumpeter Lectures will take place from Monday, November 20 to Thursday, November 23, 2023. The renowned economist Prof. Kaushik Basu could be won as a lecturer.

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About the lecturer:
Kaushik Basu is an Indian economist who was the Chief Economist of the World Bank from 2012 to 2016. He is a professor of international studies and of economics at Cornell University. He has been president of the International Economic Association since June 2017. From 2009 to 2012, during the second term of the United Progressive Alliance, Basu served as chief economic adviser to the Indian government.
In 1992, he founded the Centre for Development Economics at the Delhi School of Economics, where he served as its first director until 1996. Basu was president of the Human Development and Capabilities Association founded by Amartya Sen. He is editor of Social Choice and Welfare.
His numerous books include "Beyond the Invisible Hand. Groundwork for a New Economics" (Princeton University Press 2010) and "Choice, welfare, and development: a festschrift in honor of Amartya K. Sen" (co-authored with Suzumura, Kotaro; Pattanaik, Prasanta (1995), Clarendon Press Oxford University Press), as well as "The Republic of Beliefs" (Princeton University Press, 2018). More info on his website: kaushikbasu.org



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