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Prof. Sudip Chaudhuri joins as Visiting Professor

Prof. Sudip Chaudhuri, has joined the Centre as a Visiting Professor for a period of two years from 1 October, 2018 under the newly created Visiting Professorship scheme sponsored under the Director’s Research Fund.

Sudip Chaudhuri retired as a Professor of Economics from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in July, 2018 after serving there for the last several decades. His research interests includeintellectual property rights regime and pharmaceutical industry, industrialization and economic development in developing countries and role of state in economic change. He has taught several courses at IIMC including India and the World Economy, Management of the Economy, Industrial Policy, International Economics. His publications include a book on WTO and India’s Pharmaceuticals Industry: Patent Protection, TRIPS and Developing Countries(Oxford University Press, 2005).He has contributed papers in various journals. He has done commissioned studies for various organizations including the World Health Organization, Geneva (WHO), the United Nation Development Programme, New York (UNDP), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna, the Reserve Bank of India, and the Government of India. He has been involved in several international collaborative research projects. As a consultant to UNIDO and UNDP, he has been involved in the initiative to develop the pharmaceutical industry in small African countries.