Krishnamurthy Subramanian

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Krishnamurthy Subramanian
17th Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India
Assumed office
7 December 2018
Appointed byAppointments Committee of the Cabinet
MinisterArun Jaitley
Preceded byArvind Subramanian
Personal details
CitizenshipIndia
NationalityIndian
Alma materUniversity of Chicago Booth School of Business (MBA, PhD)
IIM Calcutta (MBA)
IIT Kanpur (BTech)
Academic career
InstitutionsIndian School of Business
Goizueta Business School, Emory University
Doctoral
advisor
Luigi Zingales
Raghuram Rajan

Krishnamurthy Subramanian is an Indian economist and current Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India (CEA), officially being appointed to the position on 7 December 2018. The post of CEA was vacant for over five months since the 16th CEA, Arvind Subramanian, left due to personal reasons in June 2018, having occupied the position for a few months more than the usual term of three years.[1][2]

Subramanian is also an associate professor at Indian School of Business and executive director at the Centre For Analytical Finance.

Education[edit]

Subramanian is a Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in financial economics from Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. His PhD was done under Luigi Zingales and Raghuram Rajan. He is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in electrical engineering.[3] Also an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta,[4][5][6] he was awarded an Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in 2005.[7]

Career[edit]

Subramanian has worked in expert committees for Securities and Exchange Board of India and the Reserve Bank of India, being part of major economic and corporate reforms in India. He has worked with JPMorgan Chase, ICICI Bank and Tata Consultancy Services. He is a board member in Bandhan Bank, the National Institute of Bank Management and the Reserve Bank of India Academy,[8] and has academically been a part of the finance faculty at Goizueta Business School at Emory University in the United States of America.[9][4]

Subramanian is also currently a tenured associate professor and executive director at the Indian School of Business,[10] and has been an executive assistant to the chairperson of the Fixed Income Money Markets and Derivatives Association of India.[11]

In articles published in The Times of India and Livemint titled, "Will Black Be Back? Why demonetisation will be revolutionary in India’s fight against corruption", and "Demonetisation: Are the poor really suffering?", respectively, Subramanian supported the Government of India's banknote demonetisation policy in 2016.[12][13][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian resigns due to personal reasons, will move to US". The Economic Times. 2018-06-20. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  2. ^ "Govt appoints Krishnamurthy Subramanian as Chief Economic Advisor". Outlook India. Archived from the original on 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  3. ^ "Krishnamurthy Subramanian appointed as new CEA: ISB professor is an expert in banking, economic policy; all you need to know". Firstpost. Archived from the original on 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  4. ^ a b "Govt appoints Krishnamurthy Subramanian as Chief Economic Adviser for 3 years". Moneycontrol. Archived from the original on 2018-12-07. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  5. ^ Prasad, Gireesh Chandra (2018-12-07). "ISB Hyderabad's Krishnamurthy Subramanian appointed new chief economic adviser for 3 years". Livemint. Archived from the original on 2018-12-07. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  6. ^ Raghavan, T. c a Sharad (2018-12-07). "Krishnamurthy Subramanian appointed as Chief Economic Advisor". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  7. ^ "Kauffman Dissertation Fellows". www.kauffman.org. Archived from the original on 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  8. ^ "ISB professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian appointed as new Chief Economic Adviser". The Indian Express. 2018-12-07. Archived from the original on 2018-12-07. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  9. ^ a b "Krishnamurthy Subramanian Appointed As The Next Chief Economic Adviser". BloombergQuint. Archived from the original on 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  10. ^ "Subramanian, Krishnamurthy | Indian School of Business (ISB)". www.isb.edu. Archived from the original on 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  11. ^ "Who is Krishnamurthy Subramanian? Five things to know about the new Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India". Times Now. Archived from the original on 2018-12-07. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  12. ^ "Will Black Be Back? Why demonetisation will be revolutionary in India's fight against corruption". Times of India Blog. 2016-11-11. Archived from the original on 2018-12-10. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  13. ^ Subramanian, Krishnamurthy (2016-11-23). "Demonetisation: Are the poor really suffering?". Livemint. Archived from the original on 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2018-12-07.

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