Urjit R Patel: Role of economists/researchers in shaping policy

Remarks by Dr Urjit R Patel, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, for the Convocation Ceremony at the Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics, Mumbai, 3 August 2018.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
23 August 2018

1. The “Class of 2018” & their parents, guests & students, Lord Meghnad Desai, Chairman of the Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics, and the academic fraternity of the Academy, I am deeply honoured to be invited to the convocation ceremony. It reminds me fondly of my graduation ceremony three decades back.