About the Author
Asuri Vasudevan retired as Executive Director in charge of economic research, monetary policy, statistics and information technology, Reserve Bank of India in 2000. He was associated with the Central Bank of Nigeria as Special Adviser to Governor on Monetary Policy (2010-12) and as Monetary Operations Adviser on an IMF assignment between 2006 and 2009. His book, Monetary Governance in Search of New Space was published in 2012 (Academic Foundation, New Delhi). He worked as Adviser to the Executive Director for India, IMF (1984-89) at Washington DC and was a member of the Task Forces relating to International Standards and Codes set up by the Financial Stability Forum, Basle (2000). He was member of India Delegations to the IMF-World Bank meetings (1984-89) and between 1993 and 2000. The author was also G-20 Central Bank Deputy in 1999 and 2000. Currently he is working on issues relating to economic and financial policies.