Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa 榮譽社會科學博士

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Prof Jagdish N Bhagwati is one of the world’s foremost scholars and most influential economists. He has been described as the most creative international trade theorist of his generation. While his scientific writings have influenced all aspects of international trade, Prof Bhagwati has also reached out to shape public policy, championing the cause of freer trade in particular. A native of India and a Cambridge University graduate in 1956 with a first in Economics Tripos, he has also studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Oxford University. Prof Bhagwati returned to India in 1961, where he taught at the Indian Statistical Institute and then the Delhi School of Economics. He went back to MIT in 1968, leaving it 12 years later as the Ford International Professor of Economics to join Columbia University. Prof Bhagwati was conferred the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences honoris causa.



Prof Jagdish N Bhagwati 巴格沃蒂教授