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India’s Economic Ambitions: Can the Financial Sector Deliver

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Topic: India's Economic Ambitions: Can the Financial Sector Deliver?

Speaker: Dr. Ratna Sahay, Deputy Director, IMF, Washington DC

About the speaker:

Ratna Sahay is Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She leads key policy papers and projects in the areas of monetary policy, exchange rate policy, capital account, financial development, financial inclusion, and gender and finance. She is also responsible for bilateral surveillance support to area departments. Her recent projects include analytical work on unconventional monetary policy and global spillovers, capital flows, financial deepening, financial inclusion, and gender and finance. She has served as Advisor to Stanley Fischer (First Deputy Managing Director) and Advisor to Michael Mussa and Kenneth Rogoff (both Economic Counselors of the IMF). She has published widely in leading journals on monetary policy and financial sector, including financial market spillovers and financial crises, inflation, economic growth, fiscal policy and debt sustainability, and transition economies. She has taught at Delhi University, Columbia University, and New York University and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University, New York.

About the talk:

The presentation will discuss the structure of India’s financial system and recent trends in the financial sector, as well as their implications for financial stability and growth. It will bring an international perspective to analyze developments and recent reforms and suggest a possible way forward to meet the challenges of India’s economic ambitions.

Time: 4:45 pm to 6:30 pm followed by High Tea
Venue: FICCI, Federation House, Mandi House, New Delhi


  • There is no registration fee.
  • Only pre-registered participants will be allowed entry.
  • Limited seats. First come basis.

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