NALSAR Lecture Series on Constitutionalism is hosting Dr Raghuram Rajan to deliver a lecture on Constitutionalism and India’s Economic Future.
About NALSAR Hyderabad
The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), is a National Law University located in Shamirpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is a public law school and one of the first universities in the nation to offer the five-year BA LLB (Hons.) course. It was established in 1998. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in law and postgraduate programs in business administration. It is one of the autonomous law schools in India.
About Dr Raghuram Rajan
Dr Raghuram Govinda Rajan (born 4 February 1963) is an Indian economist and the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Between 2003 and 2006 he was Chief Economist and Director of Research at the good work International Monetary Fund. From September 2013 through September 2016 he was the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India; in 2015, during his tenure at the RBI, he became the Vice-Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements.
At the Federal Reserve annual Jackson Hole conference in 2005, Rajan warned about the growing risks in the financial system and proposed policies that would reduce such risks. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers called the warnings “misguided” and Rajan himself a “Luddite”. However, following the financial crisis of 2007–2008, Rajan’s views came to be seen as prescient and he was extensively interviewed for the Academy Award-winning documentary Inside Job (2010).
In 2003, Rajan received the inaugural Fischer Black Prize, given every two years by the American Finance Association to the financial economist younger than 40 who has made the most significant contribution to the theory and practice of finance. His book, Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy, won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year award in 2010. In 2016, he was named by Time in its list of the ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’.
26th October (Tuesday)
6:30-7:30 PM (IST)
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