Past Event

The Indian Economy Under Narendra Modi: Legacy, Progress, and an Unfinished Agenda

March 1, 2018
5:00 AM - 7:00 AM
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As part of the Khemka Distinguished Speaker Forum, the Chazen Institute for Global Business at Columbia Business School has organized a talk in New York with Arvind Panagariya, Jagdish N. Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. But you can watch his talk in its entirety on Facebook Live, starting at 5:00 am IST.

Professor Panagariya recently returned to academia after spending two years serving under Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog, the policy think tank of the Government of India.

The talk will also be available for replay starting at 7:00 am IST.

About the Speaker

Arvind Panagariya holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and is currently a Professor of Economics and the Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. From January 2015 until August 2017, Professor Panagariya served as the first Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog, Government of India, with the rank of Cabinet Minister. In 2001, he was the Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank.Professor Panagariya has authored more than fifteen books. His book India: The Emerging Giant (2008, OUP, New York) was described as the “definitive book on the Indian economy” by Fareed Zakaria of the CNN. The Economist magazine has called his book, Why Growth Matters, (with Jagdish Bhagwati) “a manifesto for policy makers and analysts.” In March 2012, the Government of India honored Professor Panagariya with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honors the country bestows in any field.