Center Officially Inagurated at Columbia's Low Rotunda

The Columbia community and special guests celebrated the launch of the Deepak and Neera Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies, an event that convened elected officials, policymakers, academics, and private-sector leaders at Low Library.

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Oct. 5: Inauguration of the Deepak and Neera Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies

The inauguration will feature a keynote address by the Hon'able Arun Jaitley, India's minister for finance, corporate affairs, and information and broadcasting.

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SIPA Dean Discusses New Role with Panagariya

Dean Merit Janow recently sat down with Arvind Panagariya to discuss his recent appointment as the Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India). Watch the video now.

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Center Leadership

Director: Jagdish Bhagwati

Jagdish Bhagwati is University Professor (Economics, Law, and International Affairs) at Columbia University.

Deputy Director: Pravin Krishna

Pravin Krishna is Chung Ju Yung Distinguished Professor of International Economics and Business at Johns Hopkins University.

Arvind Panagariya

Arvind Panagariya is Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy at Columbia University (on leave as Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog, India).