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Indian government appoints new Chief Economic Advisor

The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year.
Dec 7, 2018
NEW DELHI: The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year. 
 
Krishnamurthy Subramanian, who is currently teaching at the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad, has been appointed for a period of three years. 
 
He is at present Associate Professor of Finance and Executive Director for the Centre for Analytical Finance at the ISB. 
 
A PhD from Chicago-Booth and a IIT-IIM alumnus, Subramanian is an expert in banking, corporate governance and economic policy.
 
The CEA advises the government, particularly the finance minister, on macro-economic policy and fiscal strategies and plays a significant part in compiling the annual Economic Survey and in the annual Budget - making exercise.

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