World Bank Group appoints Rakesh Mohan as member of Economic Advisory Panel

World Bank Group appoints Rakesh Mohan as member of Economic Advisory Panel

New Delhi: The Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP) has announced that the World Bank Group has appointed Rakesh Mohan, former Reserve Bank of India deputy governor, as a member of the Economic Advisory Panel.

 

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Currently, Mohan is serving as the president emeritus and distinguished fellow at CSEP and also a part-time member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council.Lord Nicholas Stern, the IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics, will chair the World Bank panel, and Indermit Gill, the World Bank Group Chief Economist, will co-chair the panel. The panel will focus on strategic issues related to the World Bank Group's objectives, research agenda, and actions.

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Mohan has held various significant positions in the past, including executive director on the board of the International Monetary Fund, economic affairs secretary, and chief economic adviser in the Finance Ministry, and economic adviser in the industry ministry. In addition, he has also served as a senior fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University, and a professor in the practice of international economics and finance at the School of Management from 2010 to 2012.

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