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Jagdish Bhagwati

University Professor, Economics and Law, at Columbia University and Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations, he has combined seminal scientific contributions to the postwar theory of commercial policy, strengthening greatly the case for Free Trade, with several bestselling books and op-ed essays in leading newspapers and magazines on current trade policy issues. Bhagwati was Economic Policy Adviser to the Director General, GATT (1991-93) and Special Adviser to the UN on Globalization. He has been celebrated with six festschrifts (volumes of writings in his honor) an has received several honorary degrees. His many awards include the Freedom Prize (Switzerland), the Bernhard Harms Prize (Germany) and the Thomas Schelling Award (Harvard's Kennedy School). Bhagwati has also been honored with the highest civilian awards from the Governments of India (Padma Vibhushan) and Japan (Order of the Rising Sun: Gold and Silver).

University Professor, Economics and Law, at Columbia University and Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations

University Professor, Economics and Law, at Columbia University and Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations, he has combined seminal scientific contributions to the postwar theory of commercial policy, strengthening greatly the case for Free Trade, with several bestselling books and op-ed essays in leading newspapers and magazines on current trade policy issues. Bhagwati was Economic Policy Adviser to the Director General, GATT (1991-93) and Special Adviser to the UN on Globalization. He has been celebrated with six festschrifts (volumes of writings in his honor) an has received several honorary degrees. His many awards include the Freedom Prize (Switzerland), the Bernhard Harms Prize (Germany) and the Thomas Schelling Award (Harvard's Kennedy School). Bhagwati has also been honored with the highest civilian awards from the Governments of India (Padma Vibhushan) and Japan (Order of the Rising Sun: Gold and Silver).

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