Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh is Professor of Economics at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.  She was born in 1955 and educated at Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the University of Cambridge, England where she obtained her Ph.D. in 1983.

She has a wide range of research interests, including globalisation, international trade and finance, employment patterns in developing countries, macroeconomic policy, issues related to gender and development, and the implications of recent growth in China and India. She has authored and/or edited a dozen books and more than 160 scholarly articles. Recent books include Demonetisation Decoded: A critique of India’s monetary experiment (with CP Chandrasekhar and Prabhat Patnaik, Routledge 2017), the Elgar Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development (co-edited with Erik Reinert and Rainer Kattel, Edward Elgar 2016) and the edited volumes India and the International Economy, (Oxford University Press 2015), Industrialization of China and India: The impacts on the world economy, (co-edited with Nobuharu Yokokawa and Robert E. Rowthorn, Routledge 2013), After Crisis: Adjustment, recovery and fragility in East Asia (co-edited with C. P. Chandrasekhar, Tulika Books, New Delhi 2009), Never done and poorly paid: Women’s work in globalising India (Women Unlimited, New Delhi 2008),  Work and well being in the age of finance (Tulika Books, New Delhi), The market that failed: Neoliberal economic reforms in India (Leftword Books, New Delhi). 

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