Cameo: Mr Manoj Panda is Director of Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi since November 2012. He is currently a member of the National Statistical Commission. He has earlier served as Director of the Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad (2008-2012), as Professor and Associate Professor at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai (1992-2012) and as Economist and Senior Economist at the National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi (1982-92). He has also spent a year at the Yale University, USA on a post-doctoral fellowship (1996-97).
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Indian Statistical Institute. His research areas span monitoring and analysis of macroeconomic trends and prospects, evaluation of alternative trade and fiscal policy options from the point of view of growth and distribution, development and application of computable general equilibrium (CGE) models, construction of Social Accounting Matrices (SAM), measurement and policy issues in poverty and human development and interaction of carbon emission with economic growth and its pattern. He has undertaken short term assignments for several international organizations including the World Bank, ADB, UNDP, FAO, UN-ESCAP, IFPRI, MacArthur Foundation and Carnegie Endowment. He has published extensively in journals and edited books.
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