Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge

Sir Partha Dasgupta is the Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Cambridge, Fellow of St John's College, Visiting Professor at the New College of the Humanities, London, and a member of ICRE8’s Strategic Management Board. He served as President of EAERE, 2010-11.

Sir Partha has received countless honors and honorary doctorates for academic excellence and contributions to the field, including: named Knight Bachelor by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 for services to economics; co-recipient (with Karl-Göran Mäler) of the 2002 Volvo Environment Prize; co-recipient (with Geoffrey Heal) of AERE’s “Publication of Enduring Quality Award 2003” for their book, Economic Theory and Exhaustible Resources; recipient of the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award, 2007; co-recipient (with Erik Maskin) of the Erik Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics, 2007; recipient of the Zayed International Environment Prize, 2010; recipient of the European Lifetime Achievement Award from EAERE, 2014; recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize for Environmental Research and the 2016 Tyler Prize.

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