A Development Banker from Bengal

19 Pages Posted: 25 May 2009

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Indrajit Mallick

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta

Date Written: May 25, 2009

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.

Keywords: Development Banking, Merger, Socialization

JEL Classification: G21, N85, O12

Suggested Citation

Mallick, Indrajit, A Development Banker from Bengal (May 25, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1409588 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1409588

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