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Chief Economist, NASSCOM - Dr. Anupam Khanna

Chief Economist, NASSCOM - Dr. Anupam Khanna

Private event for Asia Society invitees
Asia Society India Centre
(Asia Society India Centre)

During this interactive and off-the-record discussion, Dr. Anupam Khanna will draw on his extensive experience and discuss "The Global Economic Outlook: Separating the Signals from the Noise" with Asia Society's special invitees.

Dr. Anupam Khanna has had a long and distinguished career in economic policy. He spent 30 years with the World Bank in Washington DC, the last five as Senior Manager (Director), Policy Support. Between 2000-2003 Dr. Khanna was Chief Economist for the Royal Dutch/Shell Group based in London, United Kingdom and set up the World Bank's Resident Mission in Beijing, China. He was also the Senior Advisor to the Chief Economist (Joseph Stiglitz) of the World Bank and also served as the Special Assistant to the President during 1989-91.

Dr. Khanna's rich professional experience spans all continents and several sectors including technology, industry, energy, telecommunications, urban development especially in major emerging markets, notably Brazil, China, Kenya, Nigeria, Philippines and India. He has led several studies in India on technological innovation in manufacturing that contributed to significant policy reforms. Dr. Khanna is currently Principal Adviser to the high-level National Transport Development Policy Committee charged by the Prime Minister to develop a long-term strategy covering for transport in India through 2030. Dr. Khanna graduated with distinction from IIT Kanpur, holds a Ph.D. and two Masters degrees from Stanford University. He has also been a visiting fellow at Oxford University researching global governance and international business regulation.

R.S.V.P. for this event is by invite-only.

This programme is part of our BASIC (Breakfast at Asia Society India Centre) Series, which brings eminent speakers from the fields of Asian business, arts, culture and policy to Asia Society Members and Patrons, and provides a senior-level platform for discussion on issues of current interest affecting Asia and the world.

Event Details

18 October 2013
9:00am - 11:00am