The post of Chief Economic Advisor that was vacant after the exit of Arvind Subramanian has now been filled. According to media reports, the government has announced that Krishnamurthy Subramanian will be the government’s new chief economic adviser .
Subramanian teaches at Indian School of Business. He has a PhD from Chicago-Booth and is an expert in banking, corporate governance and economic policy, said his profile page on Indian School of Business’s website.
Subramanian will have a tenure of three years with the government.
The government on June 30 invited applications for the appointment of CEA on deputation basis after Arvind Subramanian quit the office ahead of completion of his term.
Finance Ministry has a Principal Economic Adviser, Sanjeev Sanyal, and the Prime Minister has an Economic Advisory Council, comprising noted economists such as Bibek Debroy, Rathin Roy, and Surjit Bhalla.