Prasenjit K. Basu

Prasenjit K. Basu lives and works in Singapore, with his wife, Aarti, and three children. He has spent the past twenty-five years analysing Asia’s economies for the clients of Wharton Econometrics, UBS, Credit Suisse First Boston, Khazanah Nasional, Daiwa Securities, Macquarie and Maybank. Apart from publishing copious analytical commentaries for his employers and their clients, Prasenjit has been a regular commentator on the BBC, CNBC-Asia, Channel News Asia, NDTV Profit and Zee Business, and has written op-eds for the Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, Business Times (Singapore), The Statesman, India Today, The Edge, The Star (Malaysia) and BBC Online, and co-authored a little book India as a New Global Leader (published by London’s Foreign Policy Centre in 2005). Educated at St Paul’s School, Darjeeling, St Stephen’s College (Delhi) and the University of Pennsylvania, Prasenjit also taught International Relations and the Political Economy of Development to undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania, and is now an adjunct professor of Economics and Global Affairs at the SP Jain School of Global Management (in Singapore and Dubai).

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