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1Name:  Dr. T. N. Srinivasan
 Institution:  Yale University
 Year Elected:  1999
 Class:  3. Social Sciences
 Subdivision:  302. Economics
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Deceased
 Birth Date:  1933
 Death Date:  November 11, 2018
T. N. Srinivasan was a scholar of world renown in the fields of international trade and economic development. He made innovative contributions to the analysis of poverty, income distribution, and the world trading system. The founder and co-editor of the Journal of Development Economics (1972-76), Dr. Srinivasan was the Samuel C. Park, Jr. Professor of Economics at Yale University from 1980 until his retirement. He received his Ph.D. from Yale in 1962 and was elected to the membership of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 1982. In addition to his impressive theoretical work, he has a genuine impact on Indian economic policy. He worked for the Perspective Planning Division from 1961-76 and was tapped in by Manmohan Singh to do a review of economic reforms in 1993. T.N. Srinivasan died in Chennai, India on November 11, 2018 at the age of 85.
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