KRISHNAMURTHY SUBRAMANIAN NAMED NEW CEA
The government on Friday appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian, associate professor and executive director (Centre for Analytical Finance) of Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, as the new chief economic adviser to the finance minister for a period of three years.
He replaces Arvind Subramanian, who resigned from the post on June 20 this year. His term was supposed to end in May 2019 but he wanted to return to academic research in the US.
A PhD from Chicago-Booth and a top-ranking IIT-IIM alumnus, Subramanian is a leading expert on banking, corporate governance and economic policy.
He obtained his MBA and PhD in financial economics under the advice of professor Luigi Zingales and former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan.