Arvind Subramanian is Senior Fellow jointly at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Center for Global Development. He was Assistant Director in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He is currently the Chief Economic Adviser to the Indian prime minister. During his career at the IMF, he worked on trade, development, Africa, India, and the Middle East. He served at the GATT (1988-92) during the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations and taught at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government (1999-2000) and at Johns Hopkins' School for Advanced International Studies (2008-10). Subramanian advises the Indian government in different capacities, including as a member of the Finance Minister's Expert Group on the G-20. His book, India's Turn: Understanding the Economic Transformation, was published in 2008 by Oxford University Press, while Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China's Economic Dominance was published September 2011. He is Co-Editor of Efficiency, Equity, and Legitimacy: The Multilateral Trading System at the Millennium with Roger Porter and Pierre Sauvé (Brookings/Harvard University Press, 2002). He obtained his undergraduate degree from St. Stephens College, Delhi; his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad, India; and his MPhil and DPhil from the University of Oxford, UK.
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