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Omkar Goswami

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Founder and Chairman of Corporate & Economic Research Group (CERG) Advisory Private Limited

Independent Director, Infosys

Chief Economist, Confederation of Indian Industry (1998-2004)

Dr. Omkar Goswami is the Founder and Chairman of Corporate & Economic Research Group (CERG) Advisory Private Limited. He is also an Independent Director at Infosys.

In March 1997, Omkar became the editor of Business India. From August 1998 up to March 2004, he served as the Chief Economist of the Confederation of Indian Industry.

Omkar has served on several government committees. He was the Chairman of the Committee on Industrial Sickness and Corporate Re-structuring in 1993, which recommended revamping India’s bankruptcy laws and procedures; member of the Working Group on the Companies Act; the CII Committee on Corporate Governance; and the Rakesh Mohan Committee on Railway Infrastructure Reform.

Omkar has been a consultant to the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Asian Development Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development.

Omkar has written three books and over 70 research papers on economic history, industrial economics, the public sector, bankruptcy laws and procedures, economic policy, corporate finance, corporate governance, public finance, tax enforcement and legal reforms.

Our Comment

"Omkar is one of India’s leading macroeconomic experts. As a practitioner, he has consulted at both a national level for the Indian government, and for international institutions including the IMF and World Bank. "

On Question Time (2012)

On the Indian PM (2011)

[youtube http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/q-a-with-the-pm-analyst-s-take/191118]

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