Ratna Sahay is an Honorary Professor at NCAER.
Dr Sahay was a Special Advisor to the Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) until recently. She was responsible for mainstreaming gender in the Fund’s core activities-surveillance, programs, and capacity development. Before that she was a Deputy Director in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, where she led several policy papers and projects in the areas of monetary policy, exchange rate policy, capital account, financial development, financial inclusion, and gender. She has worked in several regional departments in the IMF, leading missions to its member countries. She is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington DC (USA), and is currently serving on working groups of the G-20 and the World Economic Forum.
She has published widely in leading journals. She has taught at Delhi University and New York University and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University, New York.