Dr. Sudip Ranjan Basu is an economist with the International Trade Division at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) since 2004. Prior to UNCTAD, he worked at the ILO, World Bank, (Indian) National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, and the University of Geneva. He has contributed to various United Nations reports, published in international economics journals and edited books. Currently he is a member of UNCTAD Secretary-General’s Multi-Agency Support Team on Non-Tariff Barriers
The Creative Economy leading Trade and Innovation (with Edna dos Santos-Duisenberg), in Promoting Innovation in Services Sector, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN-ECE), Geneva, December, 2010 Institutional quality and development revisited: A Nonparametric approach, (with M. Das), Policy issues in international trade and commodities, UNCTAD/ITCD/TAB/43, United Nations, New York and Geneva, 2010. Economic Growth Story in India: Past, Present and Prospects for Future, in Lawrence R. Klein (ed.) The Making of National Economic Forecasts, Edward Elgar, London, 2009. A new way to link development to institutions, policies and geography, Policy issues in international trade and commodities, UNCTAD/ITCD/TAB/38, United Nations, New York and Geneva, 2008. “Weighting Socio-economic Indicators of Human Development: A Latent Variable Approach”, (with A.L.Nagar), in Ullah, A et al (eds) Handbook of Applied Econometrics and Statistical Inference, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2002.