Srinivasan, T.N. 1933–

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Srinivasan, T.N. 1933–

PERSONAL: Born March 27, 1933, in Tirupati, India; son of S. Nilakanta Sastri Srinivasan; married Nalini Rao; children: Sridhar (son). Ethnicity: "Indian." Education: University of Madras, B.A. (with honors), 1953; attended Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, 1953–55; Yale University, M.A., 1958, Ph.D., 1962.

ADDRESSES: Home—45 Rolling Ridge Rd., Orange, CT 06477. Office—Department of Economics, P.O. Box 208269, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520-8269; fax: 203-432-3635. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, statistical quality control officer, 1955–57; Yale University, New Haven, CT, instructor, 1960–61, assistant professor of economics, 1961–64, member of research staff at Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, 1960–64; Indian Statistical Institute, professor, 1964–74, research professor, 1974–79; Yale University, Samuel C. Park, Jr. Professor of Economics, 1980–. Institute of Economic Growth, India, visitor, 1962–63; Stanford University, visiting professor and Ford faculty research fellow, 1967–68; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, research associate, 1972, 1975, 1976, visiting professor, 1972–73, 1977–78; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, research associate, 1974, 1982, 1983; Johns Hopkins University, visiting lecturer, 1979; University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, visiting professor, 1983; consultant to World Bank. Member of editorial board, Pakistan Development Review, 1980, and World Economic Review.

MEMBER: American Economic Association (fellow), American Academy of Arts and Sciences (fellow), American Philosophical Society (fellow), National Academy of Sciences (foreign associate), Econometric Society (fellow).

AWARDS, HONORS: Shared Mahalanobis Memorial Medal, Indian Econometric Society, 1975; Honor Award, Association of Indians in America, 1989.


(With B.S. Minhas, K.S. Parikh, and others) Scheduling the Operations of the Bhakra System, Statistical Publishing Society (Calcutta, India), 1972.

(With K.S. Parikh) Optimal Requirements of Fertilizers for the Fifth Plan Period, Fertilizer Association of India (Delhi, India), 1974.

(With Jagdish N. Bhagwati) Foreign Trade Regimes and Economic Development: India, Columbia University Press (New York, NY), 1975.

(With Jagdish N. Bhagwati) Lectures on International Trade, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 1983, 2nd edition (with Jagdish N. Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya), 1998.

Food Aid: A Cause, or Symptom, of Development Failure, or an Instrument for Success?, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (New Haven, CT), 1988.

(With K.S. Parikh and N.S.S. Narayana) Agriculture, Growth, and Redistribution of Income: Policy Analysis with a General Equilibrium Model of India, North-Holland (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 1991.

(With Jagdish N. Bhagwati) India's Economic Reforms, Ministry of Finance (New Delhi, India), 1993.

(With Justin Y. Lin and Yun-Wing-Sung) Agriculture and Trade in China and India: Policies and Performance since 1950, ICS Press (San Francisco, CA), 1994.

Developing Countries and the Multilateral Trading System: From the GATT (1947) to the Uruguay Round and the Future Beyond, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1998.

Global Trading System, the WTO, and the Developing Countries, National Council of Applied Economic Research (New Delhi, India), 1999.

Eight Lectures on India's Economic Reforms, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2000.

Economic Policy and State Intervention: Selected Papers of T.N. Srinivasan, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2001.

(With Suresh D. Tendulkar) Reintegrating India with the World Economy, Institute for International Economics (Washington, DC), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Chinese Economic Reform: How Far, How Fast?, edited by Bruce Reynolds, Academic Press (San Diego, CA), 1988; Rural Poverty in Asia: Priority Issues and Policy Options, edited by M.G. Quibria, Oxford University Press (Oxford, England), 1993; Trade, Aid, and Development: Essays in Honour of Hans Linnemann, edited by Jan Willem Gunning, H. Kox, and others, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1994; Constituent Interests and U.S. Trade Policies, edited by Alan V. Deardorff and Robert M. Stern, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 1998; and The World Trade Organization as an International Institution, edited by Anne O. Krueger, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), 1998. Contributor of several dozen articles and reviews to economic journals and newspapers, including Japan and the World Economy, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Review of Development and Change, and Journal of Social and Economic Development.


(And author of introduction, with Jagdish N. Bhagwati and Harry G. Johnson) Trade and Development: Essays in Economics, Allen & Unwin (London, England), 1971.

(With P.K. Bardhan) Poverty and Income Distribution in India, Statistical Publishing Society (Calcutta, India), 1974.

(With John Whalley, and contributor) General Equilibrium Trade Policy Modeling, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 1986.

(With P.K. Bardhan, and contributor) Rural Poverty in South Asia, Columbia University Press (New York, NY), 1988.

(With R.D. Lee, W.B. Arthur, and others, and contributor) Population, Food, and Rural Development, Clarendon Press (Oxford, England), 1988.

(And contributor) Handbook of Development Economics, North-Holland (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Volume 1 (with H.B. Chenery), 1988, Volume 2 with H.B. Chenery), 1989, Volume 3 (with Jere Behrman), 1995.

(With Jean Mercenier, and contributor) Applied General Equilibrium Analysis and Economic Development, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 1994.

(With G.S. Maddala and Peter Phillips) Advances in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics: Essays in Honor of Professor C.R. Rao, Basil Blackwell (Cambridge, England), 1995.

(With Gary Saxonhouse, and contributor) Development, Duality, and the International Economic Regime: Essays in Honor of Gustav Ranis, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 1999.

Trade, Finance, and Investment in South Asia, Social Science Press (New Delhi, India), 2002.

(With Timothy J. Kehoe and John Whalley) Frontiers in Applied General Equilibrium Modeling, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2005.

(With Jessica S. Wallack) Federalism and Economic Reform: International Perspectives, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2006.

Founding coeditor, Journal of Development Economics, 1972–76; coeditor, Econometrica, 1974–78, and Economics and Politics, 1988–; associate editor, Journal of International Economics, 1972–76, and International Economic Review.