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Conference of Chief Economists - Emerging Macroeconomic Challenges

Learning Event, Business Strategy
Thursday, July 27, 2023
Crystal Room, Hotel Taj Mahal Tower, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai
Chief Economists and their Senior Team Members of Banks, Financial Institutions and NBFCs

Background:

In recent years, most economies have faced increasing uncertainties in the macroeconomic landscape. While policy normalization is far from complete, resolute actions by policy makers have contained financial stability concerns to a great extent. Globally, the pace of monetary tightening has slowed in recent months, but uncertainty remains on its future trajectory as inflation continues to rule above targets. Divergence in economic prospects across countries continues, adding to the complexities. While the Indian economy has been resilient, maintaining financial and external sector stability, challenges arising due to geopolitical turbulence, climate and transition risks, rise of platform economies, global competition, and reviving capex continue to be a concern even though we are poised to witness significant growth.

Objective:

This Conference will provide Chief Economists and their team members opportunities to discuss the state of the Indian Economy and review global macroeconomic developments. The economic and business opportunities of extending banking access and the requisite strategies, implications of platform economies, and risks posed by geopolitical developments will be discussed apart from the challenges faced by the financial sector in facilitating a cleaner and a greener growth story. 

Conference Highlights:

Following issues/topics would be discussed:

  • Emerging role of India in the Global Economic Order – Prospects and Challenges
  • Geopolitics: Emerging Risks to Global Economic Revival and the Stakes for India
  • Implications of Platform Economies
  • Driving Sustainable Growth and Financial Stability
  • Inclusive Banking and its impact on socio-economic outcomes

Program Description
Address N/A Timing 09:45 AM-05:45 PM

Photo Gallery

  • Group Photo
  • Jyoti Kumar Pandey, Senior Program Director, CAFRAL
  • Indrani Banerjee, Additional Director, CAFRAL
  • Program Participants
  • Dr. Sitikantha Pattanaik, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India
  • Program Participants
  • Dr. Sajjid Z. Chinoy, Managing Director and Chief India Economist, J.P. Morgan
  • Dr. Ajit Ranade, Vice Chancellor, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics
  • Program Participants
  • Program Participants
  • Dr. Vijay Singh Shekhawat, Chief General Manager, Department of Supervision, Reserve Bank of India
  • Madhura Mitra, Executive Director - Climate Change, Carbon Markets & Sustainability, PWC Ltd.
  • Dr. Sarat Chandra Dhal, Director, Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India
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