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Ashima Goyal

Ashima Goyal

Ashima Goyal is professor at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai. Her research interests are in institutional macroeconomics, the open economy, international finance, development and governance. She has authored numerous international and national publications, and participated in research projects with the World Bank, RBI, and ADB. She has received national and international awards for her work and is active in Indian policy debates. She is a member of several boards and committees.

May 9, 2011

Time to let rupee rise as exports add to strength

The debate on whether a stronger rupee serves India better needs to be revived. Businesses want a weaker rupee to help exports, but the export sector is developing resilience. Ambedkar's view that a stronger rupee will help the poor is now worth considering. #Inflation #MythBuster #Rupee