Prof. R. Radhakrishna
Agriculture, Poverty, Employment
Post-graduation in Economics and Statistics from Andhra University,
and Ph.D in Economics
Prof. Radhakrishna did his post-graduation in Economics and Statistics from Andhra University, and Ph.D in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (Poona University). At present he is the Chairman, Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad;Chairman, Centre for Development Alternatives, Ahmadabad; and Chairman, Institute for Development Studies, Andhra Pradesh. He held several advisory positions: Chairman of Madras Institute of Development Studies and Member of Governing Council of ICSSR and Governing Councils of several national research institutes.
Institutions. He was President elect of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics (2019). He served on editorial boards of several peer reviewed academic journals including Journal of Quantitative Economics, Asia Pacific Journal of Rural Development, Journal of Asian Economics and IASSI quarterly.
Prof. Radhakrishna is an eminent development economist, well known academician and highly respected teacher. He successfully guided 25 doctoral students. He worked on several socially relevant areas, and made research contributions to Complete Demand Systems quantitative economics; and pioneering contributions to problems relating to poverty and well-being, agriculture and food security and rural development.