Mr Dharmakirti Joshi, Chief Economist, CRISIL

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At CRISIL, he leads the economic research agenda and is the primary spokesperson for CRISIL on macroeconomic issues. He has extensive experience in macroeconomic analysis and medium-term assessments of the Indian economy.

He was member of the Working Group of Savings for the 12th Five Year Plan. He is currently member of Working Group on Revision of Wholesale Price Index set up Government of India. He is also a member of the industry monitoring group of Reserve Bank of India. He is member of Economic Policy Group of Confederation of Indian Industry and Indian Merchant Chamber.

Joshi has spent 30 years in economic research and consultancy. He spent 11 years at the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) before moving on to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), New Delhi, and then CRISIL

Joshi holds masters’ degree in economics. He has attended program on Macroeconomic Policy and Management at Harvard University and was a visiting scholar to Economic Research Unit of University of Pennsylvania.