Fahad Siddiqui is a Consultant at ICRIER. His primary areas of research and interest include macroeconomics, monetary policies, sovereign debt defaults, FX flows across borders, portfolio construction/optimisation and private equity risk allocation. He is presently associated with ICRIER-RBI Chair headed by Dr Jaimini Bhagwati, working on areas of monetary policy coordination and financial sector regulation. His prior experience has been in areas of buy-side investments in alternative assets such as hedge-funds, real estate and private equity across the globe as well as focusing on macro strategies to identify equity arbitrage opportunities. He represented the University of Oxford as a Chair at the BRIGHT 2012 conference conducted by League of European Research Universities at Amsterdam and wrote his thesis on Sovereign Default of Iceland. He has a Master’s in Business Administration from Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK and a Bachelor’s in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Revisiting Indian inflation
10 Oct 2014
Persistently high inflation is a key challenge facing India today. This column analyses long-term trends in Indian inflation and causal factors. It also discusses the current thinking of the RBI on revising and strengthening India’s monetary policy framework.
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