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Abhinav

Abhinav Tyagi is working as a Research Associate.  His primary research interests include monetary policy, central banking, and fiscal policy analysis at national and sub-national level. He completed his Masters in Economics from Ashoka University and graduated in Economics from Hansraj College, Delhi University.

 
Saurabh Bandyopadhyay

Dr Saurabh Bandyopadhyay is a Senior Fellow at NCAER.  

He has undertaken a wide variety of studies, including; Railways Passenger and Freight, Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals, Cement, etc. in the Infrastructure Sector; Agriculture Outlook, Convergence of Agricultural Intervention in Maharashtra, National Cooperative Development Council, National Dairy Development Board, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Ministry of Fishery, Animal Husbandry & Dairying in the Rural Economy Sector and, also in the area of Skill Economy, Direct Benefit Transfer, setting up of a separate office for the Central Registrar of Cooperative Society, amongst others. Dr Bandyopadhyay  started his career at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi and has more than 25 years of research experience. He has a Ph. D in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

 
 
Bornali Bhandari

Bornali Bhandari is a Senior Fellow at NCAER with a background in international economics and macroeconomics, specifically focusing on the impact of globalisation on development. Currently she is engaged in a number of industry & labour studies including automobiles, farm mechanisation and the gig economy. Her wider research interests include analysis of skilling from a 3-E perspective (education, employability and employment), e-Governance, infrastructure, particularly the roads and ICT sectors, G-20 issues like climate change financing and reserve currency, FDI and trade-related issues. She also oversees the production of the NCAER Quarterly Business Expectations Survey.

 
Shashanka Bhide

Dr Shashanka Bhide is a Honorary Senior Advisor at NCAER. He was associated with NCAER from 1982 to 2014 in different capacities. After leaving NCAER in July 2014, he took up the position of Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai until his retirement in December 2018. His research has covered a number of areas in agriculture, macroeconomic modelling, infrastructure and poverty analysis. He has published extensively, including co-authoring and editing books and journal articles in these fields. Shashanka currently also serves as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of RBI and Board of Governors of the Institute for Social and Economic Change in Bangalore.

 
Mythili Bhusnurmath

Ms. Mythili Bhusnurmath is a Senior Advisor at NCAER. Previously, worked at NCAER as a Senior Consultant from July 2013 to July 2017.  She  is an economist-turned-banker-turned journalist. After working for almost 16 years with the State Bank of India and the Reserve Bank of India, Ms Bhusnurmath moved to journalism in 1993. She edited the editorial page of The Economic Times for a number of years before joining The Financial Express in 2004 to become the first woman editor of a business daily in India. In 2006 she moved to The Economic Times (ET) as Consulting Editor and  subsequently (in 2013) to ET Now. She writes a regular monthly column for the editorial page of The Economic Times and anchors television shows on the economy on ET Now. She also served as consultant to the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council under the UPA government. She holds a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, a degree in law from Delhi University and is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers.