Speaker: Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to Govt. of India
Theme: The Indian Economy: Key Issues and Challenges
Date and Time: April 6th, 2017 @ 11 am.
Venue : Assembly Hall, University Polytechnic.
About the Lecture:
Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to Government of India, will be delivering a public lecture on “The Indian Economy: Key issues and challenges” on April 6th (Thursday), at 11 a.m. in Assembly Hall, University Polytechnic.
Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah, Vice-Chancellor of AMU, will preside over the lecture session. The lecture is being organized by the Department of Economics and Club for Short Evening Courses (CSEC), Cultural Education Centre (CEC), AMU.
All are invited to attend the lecture.
About Dr. Arvind Subramanian
Arvind Subramanian is an Indian economist and the current Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) to the Government of India, having taken charge of the position on 16 October 2014 succeeding Raghuram Rajan. The post of CEA was lying vacant for over a year since Raghuram Rajan left the finance ministry to join the RBI as governor in September 2013.
He served as the Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development, both located in Washington DC. Formerly an economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), he is a widely cited expert on the economics of India, China, and the changing balance of global economic power.
Arvind Subramanian is the author of two books, India’s Turn: Understanding the Economic Transformation published in 2008, Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China’s Economic Dominance published in September 2011, and co-author of ‘Who Needs to Open the Capital Account?’ which was published in 2012.
In 2011, Foreign Policy magazine named him one of the world’s top 100 global thinkers.