Dr. Rathin Roy is one fo India’s leading economist and public finance expert. He is hugely admired for his insightful and objective analysis of economic matters.
He speaks at Manthan Samvaad on “The Economy: Looking Back, Looking Forward”. Dr Roy will look back at the recent history of India, from an economics perspective, analyse what went wrong and right, and tell us how the future is, and cn, unfold. In these challenging times for the country, his talk will be hugely important.
Dr Rathin Roy, Research & Policy on fiscal & macro economic issues
With postings in London, New York, Kathmandu, Brasilla and Bangkok, he has worked as an Economic Diplomat and Policy Advisor with UNDP, focusing on emerging economies. He has taught at the Universities of Manchester and London and served as Economic Adviser with the Thirteenth Finance Commission and as a Member, Seventh Central Pay Commission, Government of India; Member on FRBM Review Committee, Government of India and Member, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India.
Dr. Roy is Member, India Advisory Committee, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Inquiry into a Sustainable Financial System, Member on the Meta Council on Inclusive Growth, World Economic Forum, Geneva.
Dr. Roy’s policy interests and publications have mainly focused on fiscal and macroeconomic issues pertinent to human development in developing and emerging economies. Dr. Roy has written extensively on fiscal space for human development, inter-government fiscal issues, fiscal marksmanship, macro-economic conditionality and IMF Article-IV policy analyses.