Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran is a writer, author, teacher and consultant. He writes a weekly column for Mint on Tuesdays. He has taught graduate-level courses on macroeconomics and exchange rates at several academic institutions in Singapore and in India, including at the Indian Institute of Management in Bengaluru and Indore. He is an Honorary Senior Advisor to the International Financial Services Authority of India. He was a part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India from 2019 to 2021. He is on the Board of a few companies of the TVS Group. In his corporate career spanning seventeen years from 1994 to 2011, he was a Currency Economist at the Union Bank of Switzerland, Head of Research and Investment Consulting in Credit Suisse Private Banking in Asia, Head of Asia Research and Global Chief Investment Officer at Bank Julius Baer. He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1994 for his work on exchange rate behaviour. In 1985, he received a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

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Europe Might be more Vulnerable than Most to Omicron At 8:19 PM, on another day of incessant drizzle in Chennai, I clicked on Bloomberg.com only to see the following headlines captioned boldly on the landing page: ...

The Economic and Geopolitical Implications of Evergrande More often than not, the most objective and well-analysed piece of writing is not possible when a crisis is unfolding. The tendency of journalists and analysts will be to rush information to their readers and clients, respectively. There will be less...

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Analysing India’s budget for 2012-13 India’s budget deficit is hardcoded into its left-liberal intellectual discourse. Most intelligent Indians comfortably straddle the views that government is corrupt, venal and inefficient and that more government spending is the answer to all devel...

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The Indian Economy: Casting Away Structural Chains ... successful economic development and the achievement of middle-income status in the twenty-first century is arguably considerably more difficult than it has been in the previous two centuries. Hence, the burden on the political leadership today is...

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