Sukhamoy Chakravarty (26 July 1934 – 22 August 1990) was an Indian economist who, along with Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, was a key architect of the Five-Year plans of India. He attended Ballygunge Government High School, Calcutta and Presidency University, Kolkata as an Economics major, where he was a batchmate of Amartya Sen. He later attended the Delhi School of Economics and obtained a doctorate from Erasmus University Rotterdam under Jan Tinbergen. He assumed a teaching post at Massachusetts Institute of Technology but returned to India to join the Planning Commission. He was a professor of economics at the Delhi School of Economics.
|Born||26 July 1934|
|Died||22 August 1990(aged 56)|
|Alma mater||Presidency University, Kolkata|
|Known for||Chakravarty Committee|
|Institutions||Delhi School of Economics|
|Doctoral advisor||Jan Tinbergen|
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- Harcourt, G. C. (2012). On Skidelsky's Keynes and Other Essays: Selected Essays of G. C. Harcourt. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 305–307. ISBN 0230348645.