Vijay Joshi is Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. He has written several books on India, including most recently, India’s Long Road: The Search for Prosperity (Oxford University Press 2017). He has previously written two other widely-praised books on India (co-authored with Ian Little): India: Macroeconomics and Political Economy (World Bank and Oxford University Press, 1994) and India’s Economic Reforms (Oxford University Press, 1996).]
The primary preoccupations of his working career have been teaching and research at the University of Oxford in macroeconomics, international economics, and development economics. He has published widely in these fields.
From time to time, he has 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 various international organizations, including the World Bank.
The Faculty of Business and Economics is proud to host the 2017 Corden Lecture. The Corden Lecture series is named after Professor Max Corden, one of Australia’s most famous economists.
The Department of Economics, the Faculty and the University are honoured that Max continues his long association with us, which began at undergraduate level.