Dr. Y. Venugopal Reddy

GEGI Adviser

Doctorate, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

Former Reserve Bank of India Governor, Y V Reddy was the Chairman of the Fourteenth Finance Commission of India from 1st Feb. 2013 to 31st December 2014, a Constitutional body with the rank of Union Cabinet Minister.

During 2008-13, he has been active in academic arena, and was associated with University of Hyderabad, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and Columbia University, New York.

He served as a member of the United Nation’s Commission of Experts on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System. He was also on the Advisory Board of Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET).

Prior to being appointed as Governor, he had served as Executive Director, International Monetary Fund; as Secretary, Government of India; and Principal Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Currently, Dr. Reddy is Honorary Professor, Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad, India.

He has written extensively on economic issues – particularly relating to fiscal policy, central banking, and the global crisis.

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