T. N. Srinivasan

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T. N. Srinivasan, in full Thirukodikaval Nilakanta Srinivasan (born March 27, 1933),[1] is an Indian economist who since 1980 has taught and worked in the United States. He is the Emeritus Samuel C. Park, Jr. Professor of Economics at Yale University.[2] He was formerly chairman of the department of economics. He was a special adviser to the Development Research Center at the World Bank from 1977 to 1980, and has taught at numerous academic institutions over the past four decades, including MIT, Stanford University, and the Indian Statistical Institute. In 2007, he received a Padma Bhushan decoration from the President of India for his contributions to Literature and Education.

He earned his Ph.D. in Economics (1962) from Yale University, M.A. in Mathematics (1954) from University of Madras, India and B.A. (Honors) Mathematics 1953 from University of Madras, India. He did his Professional Training in Statistics (1953-1955) at Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta.

He is visiting fellow at the Center for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform, Stanford University; fellow at the Econometric Society, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and American Philosophical Society; and a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. He has authored a prolific collection of books and articles on econometrics, world trade, and developing country economics.[3][4][5][6]

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  • Srinivasan, T.N.; Chenery, Hollis (1988). Handbook of development economics 1. Amsterdam New York New York, N.Y., U.S.A: North-Holland Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. ISBN 9780444703378. 
  • Srinivasan, T.N.; Chenery, Hollis (1988). Handbook of development economics 2. Amsterdam New York New York, N.Y., U.S.A: North-Holland Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. ISBN 9780444703385. 
  • Srinivasan, T.N.; Chenery, Hollis (1988). Handbook of development economics 3A. Amsterdam New York New York, N.Y., U.S.A: North-Holland Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. ISBN 9780444823014. 
  • Srinivasan, T.N.; Behrman, Jere (1988). Handbook of development economics 3B. Amsterdam New York New York, N.Y., U.S.A: North-Holland Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. ISBN 9780444823021. 

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