A. Vasudevan Indian economist and former Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
is an economist who has occupied various senior advisory positions in central banks both in India and abroad. He had a long stint in the RBI and retired as an Executive Director of the RBI in 2000. He was also Adviser to the Executive Director for India at the IMF, Washington DC, during 1984–1989. During 2012–2016, he was Special Adviser to the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria; prior to it, during 2006–2009, he was Monetary Operations Adviser on IMF assignment in Nigeria. He was also Visiting Professor (UGC) at Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune, in 2004. He has published extensively on Development Economics and Monetary Policy. His recent publications include Central Banking for Emerging Market Economies (2nd edition 2013) and Monetary Governance (2010).