Dr. S.L. Shetty was Director of EPW Research Foundation (EPWRF) from its inception in January 1993, and continued in that capacity for 16 years, that is, until April 2009. Since then he has been associated with the institution as Adviser. Earlier Dr. Shetty served the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for about 24 years and retired as Adviser-in-Charge of its Department of Economic Analysis and Policy. While at the RBI, apart from spending four years on a foreign assignment with the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (1983-87), Dr. Shetty worked as a faculty of the National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) for two years (1977-79) on a sabbatical from the Central Bank. At the EPWRF, Dr. Shetty has been engaged in data base studies on different segments of the macroeconomy; these studies have attempted long time series for the post-Independence period for wide areas of sectors. Based on his empirical studies and participation in policy debates, Dr. Shetty has been nominated to serve on a few committees appointed by the Government of India.
GDP conundrum: What makes the changes in the new series so radical?
16 Nov 2016
Dennis Rajakumar and S.L. Shetty of the EPW Research Foundation, present a detailed explanation of the wide-ranging changes in the new 2011-12 National Accounts Statistics series.
This is the first of a four-part series.
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