India's 10 Most Powerful Economists

Raghuram Rajan:

Heading the Reserve Bank of India as the 23rd Governor, Raghuram Rajan needs little introduction. An alumnus of IIT Delhi and PhD holder for the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has kept a hawk eye on inflation since his inception into the office.

Raghuram Rajan & Arvind SubramanianLesser known fact is the, Rajan was one among the few global economists who anticipated the clouds of 2008-Economic Depression in early 2005.  He rightly cautioned the government on the fiscal policy. His support in a smooth functioning of Indian economy is highly crucial.

Arvind Subramanian:

The Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India was personally hand-picked by Narendra Modi for this crucial position, primarily because of his intelligence and vast experience in the field. Subramanian had served the IMF along with Raghuram Rajan.

The Foreign Policy Magazine named him one among the world’s top global thinkers of 2011. Subramanian was the first to sight that public spending may be the only way to boost growth. He advises Indian government in different capacities, being the member of FM’s Expert’s Group for G20.

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