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Sanjay Reddy

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Sanjay G. Reddy teaches economics at The New School for Social Research. His areas of work include development economics, international economics, and economics and philosophy. He has held fellowships from the Center for Ethics and the Professions, the Center for Population and Development Studies at Harvard University, and the Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He has conducted extensive research for development agencies and international institutions, including the G-24 (group of developing countries), ILO, Oxfam, UN-DESA (Department of Economic and Social Affairs, UN Secretariat), UNICEF, UNDP, UNU-WIDER (World Institute for Development Economics Research), UNRISD (UN Research Institute for Social Development), and the World Bank. He has been a member of the advisory panel of the UNDP’s Human Development Report, and of the UN Statistics Division’s Steering Committee on Poverty Statistics. He has been or is a member of the editorial advisory boards of Development, Ethics & International Affairs, the European Journal of Development Research, Humanity, the Review of Agrarian Studies, the Review of Income and Wealth, and the Journal of Globalization and Development. He was Associate Editor of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. He possesses a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, an M.Phil. in social anthropology from the University of Cambridge, and an A.B. in applied mathematics with physics from Harvard University.

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The Growing BRICS Economies: An INET Series

Article | Apr 12, 2018

The BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—play a crucial and growing role in the world economy. Sanjay Reddy kicks off our series exploring shifting social and economic dynamics within these countries, and what they mean for the global economy.    

Trumpism Has Dealt a Mortal Blow to Orthodox Economics and ‘Social Science’

Article | Nov 23, 2016

How orthodox economics paved the way for the political shocks of 2016

Advanced Microeconomics for the Critical Mind

Course | Oct 3–Dec 19, 2016

This course aims to introduce graduate students to the “standard” basic methods and topics of microeconomics as taught at the Ph.D. level, while providing a very different teaching approach than is prevalent in introductory doctoral-level microeconomics courses. Typically, much effort is focused on mastering a large technical apparatus consisting of axioms, theorems, propositions, and corresponding proofs, often leaving students longing for an informed and critical understanding of the deeper significance of the methods and results.

‘Advanced Microeconomics for the Critical Mind’ Returns in October

Article | Sep 20, 2016

We are happy to announce that we are offering a second run of the online course which aims to introduce graduate students and interested persons generally to the basic methods and topics of standard microeconomics as taught at the Ph.D. level — with a bit of ‘attitude’!

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Debating Development

A conference organized by the YSI Economic Development Working Group

YSI Event Conference YSI | Hosted by Economic Development | Apr 21–22, 2016

An interdisciplinary conference on regional challenges and competing theories organized by the YSI Economic Development Working Group

Seeing Microeconomics with New Eyes

Article | Oct 13, 2015

A new online course challenges typical teaching approaches.

Azim Premji Winter School 2013

Event Workshop | Jan 6–17, 2013

The Azim Premji University-Institute for Economic Thinking Advanced Graduate Workshop in Poverty, Development and Globalization is interested in identifying the complex global interactions that influence poverty and development as well as the development strategies that have proven successful in promoting equitable growth, promoting capabilities, and reducing poverty.

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