Kaushik Basu

Professor of Economics and Carl Marks Professor, Cornell University

Kaushik Basu is Professor of Economics and Carl Marks Professor at Cornell University; and former chief economist of the World Bank and chief economic adviser to the Indian Government. Basu’s research interest spans development economics, welfare economics, game theory and industrial organization. As a policymaker, he was engaged in macro fiscal policymaking, multilateral policy coordination and development policy work in several continents.