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Professor Indrajit Ray leads the Economic Theory group in the Department of Economics, University of Birmingham. He received his PhD under the European Doctoral Programme in 1996 and has become a chaired Professor in 2007. His area of academic research is Game Theory, Mathematical Economics and Experimental Economics. He is an ex-student of premier institutions such as Indian Statistical Institute, India and CORE, Belgium. He has previously taught at University of York, UK and Brown University, USA.
Professor Ray has published numerous research articles in international journals, has visited different universities in several countries to present his research in workshops and seminars. He is an active educationist and the chairman of a Trust called Vidyapith that supports education in India. Professor Ray is also a promoter of Bengali language and culture. He regularly contributes to the most widely-circulated Bengali daily, Anandabazar Patrika, and other Bengali magazines such as Desh, published from Kolkata, India.
In this exclusive interview with VOA Bangla, Professor Ray speaks about the recently held election in the United Kingdom and its political, economic and social implications in the UK.