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Name: Sudip Chaudhuri
Position: Professor
Academic Group: Economics
Phone No.: +91-33-24678300 to 04; Ext 185
Email: sudip@iimcal.ac.in
Academic Background:

Ph.D Jawaharlal Nehru University M.A. Calcutta University BA Presidency College, Kolkata

Courses Taught:

India and the World Economy, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Economics of Development


First Class First in M.A. examination (gold medallist)

Consulting Interests:

Did consultancy projects for UNDP, New York, World Health Organization, Geneva, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, Reserve Bank of India, Industrial Development Bank of India, Government of India.

Work Experience:
Current Projects:
Journal Publications:

• “Import Liberalisation and Premature Deindustrialisation in India”, in Economic and Political Weekly, October 24, 2015. • “Can local producers compete with low cost imports? A simulation study of pharmaceutical industry in low income Africa” (jointly with Alastair West), in Innovation and Development , June 2014. • "High Prices of Patented Medicines in India: Can we do anything about it?", in Yojana, February 2014. • “The Larger Implications of the Novartis-Glivec Judgment”, in Economic and Political Weekly, April 27, 2013. • “Manufacturing Trade Deficit and Industrial Policy in India” in Economic and Political Weekly, February 23, 2013. • “Multinationals and monopolies: pharmaceutical industry in India after TRIPS”, Economic and Political Weekly, March 24, 2012 • “Can NGOs regulate medicines markets? Social enterprise in wholesaling and access to essential medicines”, in Globalization and Health, 7:4, 2011 (jointly with M M Mackintosh and Phares Mujinja), • “Indian generic producers, access to essential medicines and local production in Africa: an argument with reference to Tanzania”, (jointly with M M Mackintosh and PharesMujinja), European Journal of Development Research, Vol 22, No 4, 2011. • “R&D for Development of new drugs for neglected diseases”, International Journal of Technology and Globalization, vol 5, Nos 1 and 2, 2010, special issue guest edited by Sunil Mani and Sudip Chaudhuri. • “The Gap between Successful Innovation and Access to its Benefits: Indian pharmaceuticals”, European Journal of Development Research March, 2007. • “Economic Reforms and Industrial Structure in India”, Economic and Political Weekly, January 12, 2002 • "Government and Economic Development in South Korea: 1961-79" Social Scientist, November-December, 1996. • "Government and Transnationals: New Economic Policies since 1991", Economic and Political Weekly, May 1995. • "Public Enterprises and Private Purposes", Economic and Political Weekly, May 1994. • "Dunkel Draft on Drug Patents: Background and Implications", Economic and Political Weekly, September, 1993. • "Manufacturing Drugs Without TNCs: Status of Indigenous Sector in India", Economic and Political Weekly, Special Issue, August, 1984. • "Financing of Growth of Transnational Corporations in India, 1956-75", Economic and Political Weekly, August 18, 1979. • "FERA : Appearance and Reality", Economic and Political Weekly, April 21, 1979


• Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, Atlanta, 17-19 September 2015 • African Regional Meeting Promoting Policy Coherence for Health Technologies: Access and Innovation, 21-23 April 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, UNDP • At Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris, 9 October 2014 • At Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo, May 21, 2014 • Africa Pharmaceutical Summit, 23 – 24, September 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia, (The African Development Bank Group and Africa Health). • African Local Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Medicines Supply, London, March 28, 2013, organized by The Open University, Milton Keynes • Africa IP Forum: Intellectual Property and Economic Growth and Development in Africa Midrand, South Africa 25-27 February 2013 • African Union Conference on Economic Diversification and Manufacturing in Africa African Union Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, 4-5 June 2012 • Ten Years after the Doha Declaration, Geneva, 23 November 2011, Graduate Institute Geneva, • Regional Consultation on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property, New Delhi, WHO, SEARO, 5-6 April 2011 • DNDi Intellectual Property Workshop, New Delhi 4 December 2010 • India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Academic Forum: A Policy Dialogue, 12-13 April 2010, Brasilia, Brazil. • Asian Dialogue for Technology Transfer for Local Manufacturing of Drugs and vaccines, Kuala Lumpur, 29-30 April 2010 • “Tracing Pharmaceuticals in South Asia: Dissemination Workshop”, Edinburgh, June 17-19, 2009 • Workshop on Alternate Patent Regime and Access to Health, RIS and CASTED, May 25-26, 2009, Beijing, China • Panel on Innovation and Patents in India” CESMEO, International Institute for Advanced Asian Studies, Turin, November 18, 2008 • Workshop on Are there common interests? Exploring Common and Conflicting Interests in Public Action between North and South, London, November 4, 2008 • Access to Medicines Workshop, Bagamoyo, Tanzania, June 7, 2008 • ICTSD/UNCTAD Roundtable Geneva, October 11, 2007 • Conference in memory of Jenny Lanjouw at the University of California, Berkeley, March 30-31, 2007. • UCLA School of Law Conference on the Development Agenda, Los Angeles, March 11-12, 2007 • BRICS Workshop, The Global Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems, Aalborg, Denmark, 12-15 February, 2006 • Bridging the Gulf between Policies for Innovation, Productivity & Industrial Growth & Policies to Reduce Poverty, The Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London, 18-20 November 2005 • Conference on New Approaches to Intellectual Property, Columbia University, New York, June 13-14, 2005.

Research Interests:

Patents, pharmaceutical industry, industrial policy, innovation policy, macroeconomics of developing countries