Eminent Indian economist Rakesh Mohan joins Yale faculty
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Last Updated: Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:30
  
Washington, March 12: One of the most distinguished Indian economist Rakesh Mohan has been appointed as a faculty at the prestigious Yale University joining the ranks of Tony Blair, the former British prime minister; Ernesto Zedillo, the former Mexico president and Rajendra Pachauri.

Mohan has been appointed as the Professor in the Practice of International Economics and Finance in the Yale School of Management, and as Senior Fellow in the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University; Yale University President Richard C Levin said in a statement today.

Until recently, the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Mohan's appointment will begin on July 1, 2010.

"Rakesh Mohan has been among India's most distinguished economists and admirably served the Reserve Bank of India and the central banking community during a period of unprecedented growth and challenges," Levin said.

"I am pleased that Professor Mohan will bring his experience and knowledge to his teaching at Yale in training of the next generation of economists and international leaders," he said.

"I am honored to return to Yale this time on its faculty ? because it was at Yale forty years ago as an undergraduate that I began my studies in economics. I have long admired the caliber and the talent of Yale's students and faculty, and I am very much looking forward to again being part of this extraordinary scholarly community," Mohan said.

PTI


First Published: Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:30


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