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Abirath EV

All About Raghuram Rajan: 23rd Governor Of The Reserve Bank Of India!

Raghuram Govind Rajan was born February 3, 1963. He became an adult economist. From 2003 to 2007, he was the youngest IMF head economist.

Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business from 1991 to 2013. He became RBI Governor of India in 2013.

In 1985, Rajan earned his degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi. In 1987, he went to IIM Ahmedabad and got a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.

In 1991, he got his PhD for his thesis, which was called Essays on Banking. Raghuram Rajan was born to a Tamil family in Bhopal.

 He is the third of R Govindarajan's four children. R Govindarajan was the best officer in his Indian Police Service class in 1953.

The biggest thing that has been said about him is how he brought India's inflation rate down from double digits in 2013 to below 6% by 2016.

Rajan warned of escalating financial system dangers at the 2005 Federal Reserve Jackson Hole conference and recommended measures to lessen them.

After the economic crisis of 2008, Rajan's ideas were seen as very smart. Inside Job, a documentary that won an Oscar, talked to him for a long time (2010).

In 2010, the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs gave his book, Fault Lines: How Hidden Cracks Still Threaten the World Economy, the Business Book of the Year award.

In 2016, he was named one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" by Time magazine. He has been named one of the best central bank governors in the world.