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Sudipto Mundle is an Emeritus Professor and Member of the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi. He has served as a member of the Fourteenth Finance Commission, constituted by Government of India. Prior to this, he has also served as the Acting Chairman of the National Statistical Commission, Government of India; Member of the Monetary Policy Advisory Committee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI); Member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi; and Chairman of the Research Advisory Committee of RIS, a think tank of the Ministry of External Affairs. He had also been a part of two steering committees of the Planning Commission for the 12th Five Year Plan.
Sudipto Mundle spent the major part of his career in various capacities in Asian Development Bank (ADB), including Chief Economist at the India Resident Mission. He retired from ADB in 2008 as a director in the Strategy and Policy Department. Prior to joining ADB, he served at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum; and the NIPFP, New Delhi; where he was RBI Chair Professor. Dr. Mundle was also a Japan Foundation scholar in Tokyo, Japan, 1979; a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague, the Netherlands, 1984; a Fulbright Scholar at Yale University, USA, 1985; and Joan Robinson Memorial Fellow at King’s College, Cambridge University, UK,1991.
His current research areas are macroeconomic policy modeling, rating the governance performance of Indian states, and a study of Bihar’s recent development experience.
He is Reviewer, Journal of Development Studies, UK, and International Journal of Advances in Engineering, Chennai.
Posts by Sudipto Mundle
In Part I of this two-part series, the authors presented their estimates of total budget subsidies, and their merit and non-merit components. In this part, they discuss the relationship between subsid...
Mundle and Sikdar argue that rationalisation of the prevailing large volume of non-merit subsidies should constitute a major component of deep fiscal reforms in India. Doing so could free up the fisca...
In this article, Sudipto Mundle contends that given Union Budget 2018-19 was the current government’s last full budget before the next general election, headline-grabbing proposals were particularly...
- Sudipto Mundle
- 16 February, 2018
In this article, Mundle and Sikdar of NIPFP, present their estimates of the flow of subsidies through the budgets of the central government and 14 major Indian states in 1987-88 and 2011-12. The estim...
Defining governance as service delivery, this column develops a measure of the quality of governance – also adjusting for the impact of the level of development - and provides a ranking of major Ind...
In this article, Sudipto Mundle, Emeritus Professor at NIPFP, contends that we are likely to see a significant dip in economic activity till January 2017 or even till the end of the current financial...
- Sudipto Mundle
- 29 November, 2016