Sudipto Mundle is Emeritus Professor & Member of the Board of Governors of National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi. He was a Member of India’s Fourteenth Finance Commission which recently submitted it’s report laying out the framework of federal fiscal relations in India for FY 2015 to FY 2019. He was also a Member and acted as Chairman of the National Statistical Commission; a Member of the Monetary Policy Advisory Committee of the Reserve Bank of India, a Member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Economic Growth, and an independent director on the Board of Kotak Mahendra Bank,.
Dr. Mundle spent the major part of his earlier career in various capacities in the Asian Development Bank. dealing with corporate strategic planning, country operations programming, country performance assessment, allocation of concessional country assistance, regional cooperation and economic work. Over the years he dealt with a large number of countries in Asia. He retired from ADB in 2008 as a Director in the Strategy and Policy Department. Prior to joining ADB, Sudipto Mundle served in several academic institutions in India, including the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum; and the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi; where he was RBI Chair Professor. He was also on secondment as Economic Adviser to the Minister of Finance, Government of India, 1986 to 1988.
Sudipto Mundle was a Japan Foundation scholar in Tokyo, Japan, 1979; a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague, the Netherlands, 1984; a Fulbright Scholar at Yale University, USA, 1985; and Joan Robinson Memorial Fellow at King’s College, Cambridge University, U.K.,1991. He is a Life Member of the Indian Econometric Society. He has published several books and papers in professional journals in the fields of development economics, macroeconomic policy, and public finance.