Curriculum Vitae

After an engineering degree in 1978, I shifted to my greater interest in economic development and started working on and writing about matters related to economic policy.

Brief Biography:

  • B.Tech. (Electronics), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1978
  • M.Phil. (Applied Economics), Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, 1979
  • Ph.D (Economics), Boston University, 1986
  • Research Associate, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandum, 1979-1986
  • Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1986-1987
  • World Bank, 1987-2003
  • Visiting Professor of Public Policy, The Wharton School, 1997-1998
  • International Monetary Fund, 2001-present