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Arvind Subramanian appointed as India's new chief economic adviser

Arvind Subramanian appointed as India's new chief economic adviser

| | 16 Oct 2014, 08:21 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IBNS) US-based economist Arvind Subramanian has been appointed as India's Chief Economic Adviser for a period of 3 years.

In a statement, the government on Thursday said: " The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr. Arvind Subramanian as Chief Economic Adviser for a period of 3 years on contract basis, in the pay scale of Rs. 80000/- (fixed) from the date of appointment or till superannuation, whichever is earlier."

Arvind Subramanian is the Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development.

His award-winning book Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China`s Economic Dominance was published in September 2011 and has printed 130,000 copies world-wide in four languages. Foreign Policy magazine named him as one of the world`s top 100 global thinkers in 2011. In 2011, India Today magazine named him one of the top 30 Masters of the Mind in India over the last thirty years.

He has worked in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund (1992-2013), the GATT (1988-1992) during the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations, and taught at Harvard University`s Kennedy School of Government (1999-2000) and the School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University (2008-2010, and 2014).

He has written on India, growth, trade, development, institutions, aid, climate change, oil, intellectual property, the WTO, China, and Africa.

He has published widely in academic and other journals, including the American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Development Economics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of African Economies, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, Foreign Affairs, World Economy, Journal of Globalization and Development, and Economic and Political Weekly. 

Subramanian told media: "It is a great honour."

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