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A Development Banker from Bengal

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  • Mallick, Indrajit

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Abstract This paper discusses the concept of development banking from the perspective of entrepreneurial history. The life and times of a development banker from Bengal in the early 20th century is brought to attention to show how the entrepreneurial spirit created a bank and sustained a significant development path of the bank through financial innovations during financial crisis. The ideas of the banker is discussed in light of question on theory of economic institutions and particularly, banking theory.

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  • Mallick, Indrajit, 2000. "A Development Banker from Bengal," MPRA Paper 27729, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 10 Jul 2000.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:27729
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    1. Abhijit Banerjee & Andrew F. Newman, 1989. "Risk-Bearing and the Theory of Income Distribution," Discussion Papers 877, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
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    Keywords

    KEY WORDS – Development Banking; Merger; Socialization;

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    • B52 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches - - - Historical; Institutional; Evolutionary
    • G00 - Financial Economics - - General - - - General

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