Born 1879; died 1964. Indian economist and public figure. Graduated from college in Calcutta and from the London School of Economics; awarded the degree of doctor of sciences.
Starting in 1905, Banerjea served as a professor in a number of schools in Calcutta. In 1920 he became professor of economics at the University of Calcutta. He served for a long time as president of the Indian Economics Society. From 1937 to 1943 he was in the Bengali civil service. He wrote a number of works on questions of the independent development of the Indian economy and works of historical research of the country’s financial system.
WORKSA Study of Indian Economics. London, 1911. Eighth edition: Calcutta, 1957.
Public Administration in Ancient India. London, 1916.
Fiscal Policy in India. London, 1922.
Indian Finance in the Days of the Company. London, 1928.
A History of Indian Taxation. London, 1930.
V. G. SARYCHEV