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Charan Singh

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Economics & Social Sciences

Reserve Bank of India Chair Professor

E-mail: charansingh@iimb.ernet.in

Professor Singh’s research areas include Monetary, Fiscal, Debt Management, International Reserves, Financial Markets, Banking, and Infrastructure. His research is published in journals like the Economic and Political Weekly, Prajnan, RBI Occasional Papers, Indian Journal of Economics and Business, Yojana, etc.

Significant Publications:

Articles

Chapters in Books

Working Papers

Popular Writings

He specializes in Monetary, Fiscal, Debt Management, International Reserves, Financial Markets, Banking, and Infrastructure. He was a Visiting Fellow at Stanford University and Harvard University.

He is a consultant for the International Monetary Fund where current projects are: Fiscal Policy, Debt Management, International Reserves and Sovereign Wealth Funds.

Recent Consulting:

International Monetary Fund, Washington DC

Professional Appointments:

  • Senior Economist, IMF, 2009-2012
  • Director (Departments: Research; Debt Management), RBI, 1997-2009
  • Assistant Adviser (Departments: Research; Debt Management), RBI, 1990-1997
  • Research Officer (Research Department), RBI, 1984-1990

 

  • Dewang Mehta National Education Award – Best Professor in Economics 2015
     
  • Rashtriya Gaurav Award – 2015 – India International Friendship Society
  • Academic Positions
    • IIM Bangalore, 2012-Present
       
  • Member of the Research and Advisory Committee of Centre for Microfinance Research, BIRD, NABARD – From March 2016
     
  • Member of the Informal Advisory Group on Housing Sector Issues, IMF, Washington DC   - Since September 2014
     
  • Member of CII Karnataka State Council since 2015
  • PhD, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • MPhil, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • Visiting Fellow, Stanford University, August 2004-December 2005
  • Visiting Fellow, Harvard University, August 2003-August 2004