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World Thinkers 2014: Partha Dasgupta

By Prospect Team  

Partha Dasgupta is the Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics at Cambridge University. His research interests include the economics of poverty and nutrition and environmental economics. He is the author of Discounting Climate ChangeEconomics: A Very Short Introduction and Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment (OUP).

Further reading

Getting India wrong: Critics and supporters of the country’s economic liberalisation make the same error–they forget about pollution and population, says Partha Dasgupta

Lab report: The dwindling brigade of climate change sceptics, up against an overwhelming scientific consensus, are now turning to economics.…

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