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Arvind Panagariya is a Professor of Economics &
Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy at Columbia University
and a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.
In the past, he has been the Chief Economist of the Asian Development
Bank and a Professor of Economics and Co-director, Center for International
Economics, University of Maryland at College Park.
He has also worked for the World Bank, IMF, WTO, and UNCTAD in various
capacities. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Princeton
has written or edited ten books. His
latest book, India: The Emerging Giant—was published in March 2008 by
the Oxford University Press, New York and has been described as the
‘definitive book on the Indian economy’ by Fareed Zakaria and ‘a tour de
horizon and a tour de force’ by Jagdish Bhagwati.
previous books include The Economics of
Preferential Trade Agreements, 1996, AEI Press (with Jagdish Bhagwati) and Lectures on International Trade, 1998, MIT Press (with J.
Bhagwati and T.N. Srinivasan).
is currently an editor of the India
Policy Forum, a journal modeled on the Brookings Papers on Economic
Activity and jointly published by the Brookings Institution, Washington DC
and the National Council on Applied Economic Research, New Delhi.
His technical papers have appeared in the American
Economic Review, Quarterly journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies,
Journal of International Economics, and International
Economic Review while his policy papers have appeared in the Foreign
Affairs, Foreign Policy, World Economy, Journal of International Affairs and Finance and
Panagariya writes a monthly column in the Economic
India’s top financial daily. He
has also written guest columns in the Financial
Times, Wall Street Journal, Hindu, India Today and Outlook.
has appeared on numerous national and
foreign television channels.