Prof. Indira Rajaraman
Former Professor, IIM Bangalore, Member of the 13th Finance Commission, New Delhi
Prof. Indira Rajaraman holds a PhD in Economics from Cornell University. She has taught at Delhi University; the Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore); University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); and the Indian Statistical Institute (Delhi). Her research papers span a wide range of development economics issues in fiscal policy, formal and informal financial institutions, and exchange rates and trade. She was a Member of the Thirteenth Finance Commission and of several committees that have shaped the process of financial and fiscal reform over the last two decades. She has been a regular columnist in the Indian financial press since 2001. She was a Member of the Board of Directors of the General Insurance Corporation (1997-2001), and is presently Member, Central Board of Directors, Reserve Bank of India (2011-2015) and Member, Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy.