The Outlook for India's Economy: A Conversation with Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Leaders Forum

May 16, 2015, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

The Dean’s Office is proud to host a Conversation with Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India on “The Outlook for India's Economy.”

Dr. Rajan’s work spans a broad range of areas in financial economics, most important to the development of economies worldwide, ranging from the central role of banks in creating liquidity and the role of finance in economic growth to the nature of corporations and their financing. He co-authored, “Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists” with Luigi Zingales in 2003. He then wrote “Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy,” for which he was awarded the Financial Times-Goldman Sachs prize for best business book in 2010. 

Dr. Rajan is a member of the Group of Thirty. He was the President of the American Finance Association in 2011 and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In January 2003, the American Finance Association awarded Dr. Rajan the inaugural Fischer Black Prize for the best finance researcher under the age of 40. The other awards he has received include the global Indian of the year award from NASSCOM in 2011, the Infosys prize for the Economic Sciences in 2012, the Center for Financial Studies-Deutsche Bank Prize for Financial Economics in 2013, and the ‘Central Bank Governor of the Year’ Award by EuroMoney Magazine in 2014. In January 2015, he was named ‘Governor of the Year’ by the Central Banking Publications.

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