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SAI: Prabhat Patnaik and S. Akbar Zaidi

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Knox Hall, Room 217
A discussion with Prabhat Patnaik and S. Akbar Zaidi (MESAAS and SIPA)
Title to be announced
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location:Room 208, Knox Hall, 606 West 122nd Street, between Broadway and Claremont
Prabhat Patnaik held the Sukhamoy Chakravarty Chair of Planning and Development at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP) in the School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University at the time of his retirement in 2010. He earned his D. Phil. at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and taught at the University of Cambridge before joining CESP. He served as Vice-Chairman of the Planning Board of Kerala from 2006-2011. His research interests include the limits of neoliberal economic policies, Marxist economics, and theory of the value of money. His publications include Retreat to Unfreedom: Essays on the Emerging World Order (2003); The Value of Money (2008) and Re-Envisioning Socialism (2011). He is the editor of Social Scientist, the journal of the Indian School of Social Sciences, New Delhi.

S. Akbar Zaidi is Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies and the School of Public and International Affairs.

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