Anil Kumar Bera

Anil K. Bera
Anil K. Bera was born in a remote village Paschimchak, West Bengal, India. He attended his village schools, Narendrapur Ramkrishna Mission College, and the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta and Delhi. Anil received his Ph.D. in Econometrics from the Australian National University. Before joining the University of Illinois in 1983, he was a CORE Fellow at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

Anil is named to the List of Teachers Rated as Excellent almost every semester he teaches. He received the Economics Graduate Students. Organization (EGSO) Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching eight times since 1989, the College of Commerce Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching in 1991 and Honorable Mention of the Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching in 2005. Even after so many years of living outside, Anil is very nostalgic about his village. He visits there regularly, and is currently engaged in some development projects, such as building a Free Library and a Primary School building.


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