Jayati Ghosh Honored by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Jayati Ghosh a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Galbraith Award from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. The award commemorates outstanding agricultural economists who have made significant contributions to humanity through their leadership, research, and achievements. Professor Ghosh will receive the award in July at the association’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Professor Ghosh joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts in 2021. Earlier she was dean of the Scott L. Carmona College of Business at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan and dean of the School of Business Administration at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. She is the author or editor of several books including When Governments Fail: A Pandemic and Its Aftermath (Tulika Books, 2022).

Dr. Ghosh earned master’s degrees from the University of Calcutta in India and Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada. She completed her doctorate at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

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