Dr. Jayati Ghosh is a Professor of Economics and Chairperson at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning School of Social Sciences, at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. She received her Ph.M in Economics from the University of Cambridge in 1979, and her Ph.D from the University of Cambridge in 1983.
Dr. Jayati Ghosh has worked with leaders from all over the world. She worked for the government of India as a consultant of Commision Planning from 1985 to 1986. She was the Chairperson of the Commission of Farmers’ Welfare for the South Indian government of Andhra Pradesh in 2004. She was also a member of the National Knowledge Commission, a high-level advisory body to the prime minister of India, from 2005 to 2009. She was an Adrian Research Fellow at Darwin College Cambridge in England from 1984 to 1995. She also taught at Tufts University, USA, in 1995 and at the University of Tallinn, Estonia in 2010.
Dr. Jayati Ghosh is currently an Honorary Executive Secretary at the International Development Economics Associates and a Trustee at the Economic Research Foundation. She also writes countless articles for triplecrisis.com, a resource for global perspectives on Finance, Development, and Environment.