Robert  Cassen Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Robert Cassen

London School of Economics

Robert Cassen is Professor Emeritus at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics. He co-authored India: Population, Economy, Society; Does Aid Work?; 21st Century India: Population, Economy, Human Development and the Environment; and Tackling Low Educational Achievement: a Report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. In 2008 he received an OBE for services to education.

Subjects: Education


I held my first post at LSE in 1961, and subsequently was a Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies in Sussex, and Director of Queen Elizabeth House and Professor of Development Economics at Oxford. I also served on the staff of the UK Department for International Development, the British High Commission in New Delhi, the World Bank, and the Brandt Commission.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Education; economic development; demography

Personal Interests

    Music, reading, film, walking, travel, chess


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