Economist Current Affairs - 2020

Nobel Prize winner economist Lloyd Stowell Shapley passes away

Renowned American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning economist Lloyd Stowell Shapley passed away on 12 March 2016. He was 92. He had contributed to the fields of mathematical economics and especially game theory. He was considered one of the fathers of game theory. About Lloyd Stowell Shapley Born on June 2, 1923 in Cambridge, Massachusetts in Read More…

Noted labour economist T.S. Papola passes away

Noted labour economist Dr. T.S. Papola passed away in New Delhi. He was 74. He had served as an advisor with the erstwhile Planning Commission of Union Government for eight years from 1987 to 1995. About Dr. T.S. Papola Papola was specialised in labour and employment, industrial economics, development planning, regional development and enterprise development. Read More…

Subir Gokaran appointed as Executive Director of IMF

Renowned economist Subir Gokaran has been appointed as an Executive Director on the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Mr. Gokarn’s name was cleared by Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He will replace Rakesh Mohan whose 3 year tenure ends in November 2015. He will represent grouping of Read More…

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Eminent Economist Mrinal Datta Chaudhuri passes away

Eminent economist, policy advisor and noted academic Mrinal Datta Chaudhuri passed away in Pune, Maharashtra 19 May 2015. He had served as Director of Delhi School of Economics (DSE) and was a visiting professor of economics at the Universities of Harvard and Minnesota. He was popularly and affectionately called as ‘MDC’ among his circles. He Read More…