Raghuram G. Rajan

Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Raghuram G. Rajan is the economic advisor to the prime minister of India and is a professor of finance at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

Previously, Rajan was the economic counselor and director of research (chief economist) at the International Monetary Fund. He has also chaired the Indian government's Committee on Financial Sector Reforms, which submitted its report in September 2008.

Rajan is a senior advisor to Booz & Company, on the academic advisory board of Moody's, and on the international advisory board of Bank Itau-Unibanco. He is a director of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and on the Comptroller General of the United States Advisory Council.

Featured Work

Fault Lines:  How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy

MAY 18, 2010 Podcast

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy

Raghuram Rajan traces the deepening fault lines in a world overly dependent on the indebted U.S. consumer to power global economic growth, and where ...