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Author & Former Member, 14th Finance Commission
Writer & Emerging Market Investor

Date & Time

Monday Mon, 3 Feb 2020



Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

As a follow up to our ‘Pre-Budget Musings’ session, two of our experts return to examine and analyse the budget on our hands now. An interactive session with the audience encouraged to state their observations (not just queries!).


M Govind Rao

Author & Former Member, 14th Finance Commission

M. Govinda Rao is Emeritus Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, and Chief Economic Adviser, Brickwork Ratings. He was a member of the 14th Finance Commission. He’s associated with Takshashila Institution, Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He research interests include Tax Policy and Reforms, Public Expenditure Management, Macroeconomics of Public Finance, Fiscal Decentralization and Federalism.

Narayan Ramachandran

Writer & Emerging Market Investor

Narayan Ramchandran is father of two girls, husband of writer, social entrepreneur, columnist and emerging market investor in that order. He worked on Wall Street (mostly at Morgan Stanley) for over 20 years, most recently as head of global emerging market investing and then country head of Morgan Stanley in India.