MDAE’s speaker series aim to explain Economic History.
As a part of the ongoing, “Speaker Series”, Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics is organizing a talk on Economic History conducted by Prof. Tirthankar Roy, from London School of Economics.
The talk will introduce Economic History as a subject of study, and discuss some of the different ways field experts do economic history. The ’00-’10 decade and the economic upheaval that we witnessed saw a revival in debates and discussions on finding explanation for the origins of modern economic growth and of international economic inequality.
Prof. Roy will delve deeper into this question, while talking about a few influential books written on the subject in the last decade and comment on his experience trying to fit India into the current worldwide agenda.
A small profile of Prof. Roy: