Ravi Kanbur Cornell University, USA
Ravi Kanbur is currently President of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality and teaches at the Cornell University. He was educated at Cambridge and Oxford. He has served on the senior staff of the World Bank, including as Principal Adviser to the Chief Economist of the World Bank and Director of the World Bank’s World Development Report. His vita lists over 200 publications and he has published in leading economics journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory and Economic Journal. The honours he has received include the Quality of Research Discovery Award of the American Agricultural Economics Association and an Honorary Professorship at the University of Warwick.