Mihir Rakshit Information and Crediting Agency (ICRA), Kolkata
Mihir Rakshit is the Director of Monetary Research Project at ICRA Ltd., Kolkata. He is the President of Annual Econometric Society. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Money and Finance. Dr Rakshit received his Doctorate from London School of Economics and went on to serve as Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at Presidency College, Kolkata. He chaired the Economics Research Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He also served as faculty in the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, India and the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands. He has been an advisor to the Indian Government as well as on the Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Dr Rakshit’s field of expertise includes money and finance, transnational macroeconomics, and crises and recovery in developing economies.
Some of his publications include Trade, Mercantile Capital, and Economic Development (1993); The East Asian Currency Crisis (2001); Macroeconomics of Post-reform India (2008); Money and Finance in the Indian Economy (2008); Studies in the Macroeconomics of Developing Countries (1989); Issues in Economic Theory and Public Policy (co-edited with A. Bose and A. Sinha, 1997); Planning and Economic Policy in India: Evaluation and Lessons for the Future (co-edited with M. Chattopadhyay and Pradip Maiti, 1996); and Essays on Public Intervention, Institutional Arrangements and Economic Efficiency (co-edited with M. Chattopadhyay and Pradip Maiti, 1999).