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Agrawal, Pradeep


Pradeep Agrawal is the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Chair Professor of Economics and Head of the RBI Endowment Unit at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, where he has been the Officiating Director.

He has also been the Director of the Research Center and Associate Dean of Research at the Kazakhstan Institute of Economics, Management and Strategic Research, Kazakhstan.

Prof Agrawal’s interests span economic growth and development; Economic Reforms,macroeconomics; international economics, industrial economics and applied econometrics. He has published extensively in international and national journals. He has co-authored two books (with Dr Subir Gokarn, former Deputy Governor, RBI and Dr Kirit Parikh, former member, Planning Commission) entitled ‘Economic Restructuring in East Asia and India: Perspectives on Policy Reform’ and Policy Regi

Email ID : pradeep@iegindia.org
Fax No : (+91-11) 27667410

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  • Impact of Bio-fuels Production on Food and Suga r Prices in India’, funded by the Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs, Government of India,, 2009, --, --
  • ‘Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Indi a’, a research project in co-operation with Professor Rolf Kappel and Juan Pedro Sc hmid of the ETH Zentrum (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), CH-8092, Zurich, jointly funded by the Swiss National , 2004, --, --
  • ‘Economic Reforms in India and their Impact on Exports, Employ ment and Poverty’, a SHARP (Shastri Applied Research Project) research project in cooperation with Dr Eckhard Siggel of Corcordia University, Mo ntreal, Canada. Funded by CIDA (Canadian I, 2002, --, --
  • ‘Falling Interest Rate: Impact on Saving, Inve stment and Growth in India’, a project for the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Project involves econom etric analysis of the determinants of savings and investment behaviou r in India, and an a, 2002, --, --
  • Economic Impact of Foreign Direct Investment in South Asia , 1999, --, --
  • Savings, Investment and Growth in South Asia, 1999, --, --

Work in Progress

  • Policies for Sustaining High Growth in India by Pradeep Agrawal (editor) ,-- ,--

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