The Center for Emerging Markets’ India Lecture Series continued with a talk by Dr. Arvind Subramanian, who was Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India from 2014-2018. In this lecture, Dr. Subramanian took stock of where the Indian economy stands post-Covid and assessed whether the recent inward turn can help realize India’s long-term potential. Explore a recent policy paper by Dr. Subramanian discussing the inward turn.
About Dr. Arvind Subramanian
Dr. Subramanian researches and writes on the Indian economy, as well as on economic development and the international systems of trade, aid, and finance. He is presently professor of economics at Ashoka University and founding director of the Ashoka Center for Economic Policy (ACEP). He is also a non-resident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE). Previously, he was a visiting lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School. Foreign Policy magazine named Professor Subramanian one of the world’s top 100 global thinkers in 2011. He is currently in the top 1 percent of the world’s most cited academic economists.
About the India Lecture Series
Launched in 2017, the Center for Emerging Markets‘ India Lecture Series is free and open to the public thanks to a generous gift by an anonymous donor. The inaugural event examined the role of Indians in America, with subsequent lectures exploring economic and democratic issues in the world’s second-most populous country.