Prof. Tamal Datta Chaudhuri

Principal and Professor, Economics

BA in Economics from Presidency College , MSc in Economics from Calcutta University

Dr. TamalDatta Chaudhuri did his BA in Economics from Presidency College, Calcutta and his MSc in Economics from Calcutta University. He joined Calcutta University as Lecturer. Subsequently he did MA and PhD in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University, USA. He was a visiting fellow in the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He has taught in Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, IISWBM Calcutta, IIFT Calcutta, IBS Hyderabad and Kolkata and Army Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is currently Principal of Calcutta Business School. Dr. Datta Chaudhuri has many publications in national and international journals. After completing 15 years in full time academics, Dr. Datta Chaudhuri joined the financial sector and has worked in Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India (IRBI), later named Industrial Investment Bank of India (IIBI), for 23 years. He became Chief General Manager in Charge of IIBI. He has worked in the whole gamut of activities of a financial institution like designing financial instruments for raising finance from the market, project appraisal, long term lending, short term fund deployment, investment etc. He gained expertise in stock market operations and technical analysis during his tenure. He sat on all major decision making committees of the institution including the Board and has actively interacted with the Ministry of Finance in various matters. He was also a member on Boards of various companies as a nominee director of IIBI. Dr. Datta Chaudhuri participates actively in the stock market and uses technical analysis extensively for his decisions. He teaches courses like Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Financial Management, Stock Market Simulation Game, Concepts of Management, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Derivatives Management, Project Appraisal & Finance and Risk Management in Banks. He actively worked with Dalmia Securities, Kolkata in their derivatives trading desk. He delivers lectures to students on Derivatives Trading in different forum and also PRIMIA, Kolkata Chapter. He has been an invitee to the Salzburg Seminar, Austria.

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