Ajit Singh

Development Economics, Economic History, Evolutionary Economics
PhD in Microeconomics, University of Berkeley


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  • May 2011
    Awarded honorary Doctorate, "Honoris Causa", and given an Honorary Professorship by the Faculty of Economics of the National University of Piura, Peru
  • Sep 2010
    Glory of India Award, Indo-British Friendship Banquet, London
  • Apr 2008
    Inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Department of Economics, Howard University


Ajit Singh has been teaching economics in Cambridge for nearly 50 years. He officially retired in October 2007 from the Faculty of Economics and was made Professor Emeritus by Cambridge University and a Life Fellow of Queens’ College Cambridge. He has continued to work since retirement. He held the prestigious Central Bank sponsored Tun Ismail Ali Chair at the University of Malaya(2011-12). In 2012, he was appointed as the Dr. Manmohan Singh Chair at Punjab University, Chandigarh in India.

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