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Reserve Bank of India

Summer 2013 Fellow: Anisha Mudaliar

Faculty Mentor: Nick Hope, Director of the Stanford Center for International Development at SIEPR

Office Description:

  • Mumbai branch of the Reserve Bank of India, the main functions of which include: monetary authority, regulator and supervisor of the financial system, manager of foreign exchange, issuer of currency, developmental role, and related functions.
  • Located in the business section of Mumbai.
  • Staff willing to help fellow with any problems encountered in his/her independent research project.

Office Website: www.rbi.org.in

Projects Fellows Have Worked on in the Past:

  • Independent research project on India’s Participation in International Markets: A Study of the Wheat Sector.
  • Presentation of research project.

Desired Personal Qualities:

  • Willingness to work on an independent research project
  • Interest in and passion for an area of research they would like to focus on
  • Flexible and patient, especially in dealing with the Indian government
  • Adaptable to a new environment and culture
  • Hard worker

Desired Skills, Experience, and Coursework:

  • Sound knowledge of econometrics and comfort with STATA (good performance in Econ 102B)
  • Strong computer skills
  • Experience speaking in a professional setting and presenting work
  • Experience working and interacting in a professional workplace

Main Fellowship Disciplines:

  • Economics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Public Policy
  • Finance

Languages:

All work done in English