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Professor Munshi awarded the Infosys Prize

The Faculty of Economics and Cambridge-INET are delighted to announce the news that Professor Kaivan Munshi has been awarded the 2016 Infosys Prize in the Social Sciences

The Infosys Prize is the most prestigious academic prize in India and it was awarded to Professor Munshi in recognition of his analysis of the multifaceted role of communities, such as ethnic groups and castes, in the process of economic development.

Previous winners of this prize include:
Abhijit Banerjee, MIT (2009), Raghuram Rajan, University of Chicago (2011), and Esther Duflo, MIT (2014).

Link to the official prize announcement:
http://www.infosys-science-foundation.com/prize/laureates/2016/kaivan-munshi.asp

Published on: Monday 21st November 2016

Theme: networks