Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Lecture Details

What should be India’s Economic Response to Sanctions?
Prof. Jagdish Bhagwati, Arthur Lehman
Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science,
Columbia University

July 17, 1998

About Prof. Jagdish Bhagwati
PROF. JAGDISH BHAGWATI, is the Arthur Lehman Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. Since May 1991 he has been the Economic Policy Advisor to the Director-General of the GATT. Until 1980 he was Ford International Professor of Economics at MIT. His early work, especially India : Planning for Industrialization (written with his wife, Padma Desai), provided the intellectual underpinnings for the current economic reforms in India. He has published extensive, and writes frequently for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Financial Times. A founder-editor of the Journal of International Economics and Economics and Politics, Professor Bhagwati is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has received several prizes and honorary degrees.


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