- Born: 10 April, 1928
- Death: 1 May, 2018
- Age: 90
- Country: India
- Genres: Essay, Art Books, Biography
About this author
Ashok Mitra was an eminent Indian economist and Marxist born in 1928. He was known for his brilliant economic analysis and his advocacy for socialist policies. He was a professor of economics at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, and also served as the Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India.
Ashok Mitra was a vocal critic of the capitalist economic system and believed in the importance of government intervention to ensure the equitable distribution of wealth and resources. He authored numerous books and articles on economics and politics, including “The Shameful State” and “Terms of Trade and Class Relations”. Mitra’s contributions to Marxist economic theory have been widely recognized, and his ideas continue to shape economic discourse in India and beyond.
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