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Date: 11/12/2017
Professor Vijay Joshi, Emeritus Fellow, Merton College, Oxford, delivers the Fifteenth L. K. Jha Memorial Lecture titled ‘India’s Economic Reforms: Reflections on the Unfinished Agenda

The Reserve Bank of India hosted the fifteenth L.K. Jha Memorial Lecture on December 11, 2017 in Mumbai. The lecture was delivered by Professor Vijay Joshi, Emeritus Fellow, Merton College, Oxford. Governor Dr. Urjit R. Patel welcomed the guests and highlighted the significance of the L.K. Jha Memorial Lecture series instituted by the Reserve Bank of India in 1990.

Prof. Vijay Joshi has written several books on India, including India’s Long Road: The Search for Prosperity (Penguin India, New Delhi, 2016; and O.U.P., New York, 2017), India’s Economic Reforms, 1991-2001 (O.U.P., Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996) and India: Macroeconomics and Political Economy, 1964 -1991 (World Bank and O.U.P. 1994). He has, from time to time, held various official and business positions, including Special Adviser to the Governor, Reserve Bank of India; Officer on Special Duty, Ministry of Finance, Government of India; Director, J.P. Morgan Indian Investment Trust; and consultant to several international organisations, including the World Bank. The primary focus of his working career have been teaching and research at the University of Oxford in the fields of macroeconomics, international economics and development economics.

Professor Joshi’s lecture titled “India’s Economic Reforms: Reflections on the Unfinished Agenda” is available at

Jose J. Kattoor
Chief General Manager

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