Research Interests

I am an applied macroeconomist. My research focuses on the theoretical and empirical aspects of macroeconomic policy, with intersections between monetary and fiscal policy, economic growth, and business cycle research. I am a strong proponent of the field of "Indian Macro", or research on Indian macroeconomic issues using modern quantitative structural models. Some of my recent research looks at how monetary policy should respond to government intervention in agriculture markets, DSGE models with a banking sector, the economic consequences of government intervention in labor markets, how monetary policy should respond to terms of trade shocks, and public debt managment in EMEs such as India. I am a Professor at the Indian Statistical Institute - Delhi Centre - where I joined in 2003. I was a member of the Reserve Bank of India's first Monetary Policy Committee between October 2016 - October 2020.

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