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Raghuram Rajan

Professor at the University of Chicago and the chief economic advisor to the government of India

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Raghuram Rajan is an Indian economist, a professor at the University of Chicago and the chief economic advisor to the government of India. From 2003 to 2006 he was chief economist of the IMF. In a 2010 interview in the New Yorker, Rajan said of the 2008 financial crisis that political leaders “were playing in an environment where they really were making it up as they went along, so I have a lot of sympathy for what they did. But I do think in hindsight, and even at the time,…

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