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CV Tarun Kanti Das for Chief Economist 1

Summary of Bio-Data of Tarun Kanti Das

I have more than 35 years experience as Economic Policy Adviser in the Finance Ministries of India,
Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia and the Gambia for formulation, coordination and monitoring of implementation
of economic policies and programs. I performed the following multi-disciplinary tasks:
(a)Review past performance and advise on economic policies, plans, programs and management;
(b)Review, evaluate and advise on institutional and legal framework for strengthening economic policy
making across the Government Agencies;
(c)Formulate policies and plans, assess macroeconomic stability, fiscal-financial viability and debt
sustainability of government policies, plans and programs; and prepare appropriate briefs for the
Minister and Cabinet;
(d)Conduct Macroeconomic Modeling and prepare Medium-term Strategic Plans and Budgets;
(e)Project appraisal and result-based monitoring and evaluation;
(f)Manage public debt and formulate policies for capital market developments;
(g)Publish and disseminate economic-financial data and policies to the public.

Worked as Consultant for ADB, AfDB, WB, IMF, ComSec, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNECA, UNESCAP, UNITAR
and UNSIAP in 26 countries (including Sri Lanka), in Asia, Africa, Europe and America.

Hold MA degree in Economics from Calcutta University and Ph.D. in Economics as Commonwealth
Scholar from the East Anglia University, England.

Possess diversity in skills in research, teaching, training and modeling; and have many publications on
economic reforms and policies.

With these experiences and expertise I consider myself as an outstanding candidate for the assignment.

Experiences:

(a) ADB Transport Sector Assessment Specialist for Sri Lanka, March-June 2017.
(b) World Bank Consultant (Financial/Economic Cost-Benefit Analysis), Laos, Dec 2016-Jan 2017.
(c) ADB Public Debt Management Expert for Bhutan, August-November 2016.
(d) ADB Public Financial Management Expert for CAREC countries (viz. Afghanistan, Azerbaijan,
China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and
Uzbekistan) (November 2015-June 2016)
(e) Macro-Fiscal Policy Adviser, MOF, Dubai, UAE, (May 2015-October 2015).
(f) World Bank Technical Adviser (Strategic Planning and Budgeting, and Debt Management), MOF
and Planning Commission, Bangladesh (January 2011-June 2014).
(g) ADB Debt Management Adviser, MOF, Maldives (December 2010);
(h) AfDB Macroeconomic Adviser, the Gambia (December 2008-November 2010);
(i) ADB Macroeconomic Modeling Specialist, Nepal (Intermittent 4 months in 2009-2010);
(j) World Bank Debt Adviser, Uzbekistan (September-November 2008);
(k) ComSectt. Consultant (Debt Sustainability Analysis), UK (July-August 2008);
(l) ADB Strategic Planning Expert, MOF, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (June 2007-June 2008);
(m) Professor (Public Policy and Research Methodology), IILM, Delhi, India (March 2006-May 2007);
(n) UNESCAP Consultant (Debt Management and Capital Market Development) MOF, Samoa (May
2005), Cambodia and Laos (Feb 2006); Nepal (May 2006).
(o) Economic Adviser, MOF, Delhi, India (March 1989- January 2006);
(p) Adviser (Modeling and Policy Planning), Planning Commission, India (Jan 1987-Feb 1989);
(q) Chief Economist, Ministry of Steel, India (October 1984-December 1986);
(r) Chief (Economic Division), BICP, Government of India (October 1982- September 1984);
(s) Deputy Adviser, UNDP Transport Policy Planning Project in India (May 1978-Sept 1982).
(t) Research Officer (Public Finance Management), MOF, Delhi, India (July 1973- April 1978).
(u) Assistant Director (Indian Economic Service), Delhi, India (November 1971-June 1973).
(v) Research Officer (Economics), Presidency University, Calcutta, India (June 1970-Oct 1971).

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1. Proposed Position: Chief Economist


2. Name of Firm: NIL
3. Name of Expert: Tarun Kanti Das
4. Permanent Address: 10/14 First Floor, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi-110001, India.
Telephone No.:(+91-11) 2588-4540 Mob: (+91) 9818024569 E-Mail: das.tarun@hotmail.com

5. Date of Birth: 19 August 1947 Citizenship: India

6. Education [Indicate college/university and other specialized education of expert, giving names of
institutions, degrees obtained, and dates of obtainment]:
Institute/ University From To Degree and Year of Award Major subjects

University of East Anglia, Sept 1974 July 1977 Ph.D. (Applied Eonomics) Impact of Demographic
Norwich NR4 7TJ, England, 1977, “Decompositions of Transition on Poverty and
U.K. (as Commonwealth Poverty and Inequality Inequality in UK, USA,
Scholar in the U.K.) Measures” India, Bangladesh, Pakistan
and Sri Lanka
Presidency College, Sept 1967 Nov1969 MA (Quantitative Economics with Statistics,
University of Calcutta, Economics) 1969 Econometrics and
College Street, Kolkata, India First Class, Ranked Mathematical Economics
Second in the University as special papers
Presidency College, June1964 June1967 BA Hons. (Economics) Economics with Statistics
University of Calcutta, 1967 First Class First, and Mathematics as
College Street, Kolkata, India Gold Medalist accompanying subjects

7. Membership of Professional Associations:


(a) Life Member, Indian Economic Association,
(b) Life Member, Indian Association for Research on Income and Wealth,
(c) Life Member, Association of Indian Economic Service,
(d) Life Member, Global Management Teachers Consortium,
(e) Life Member, Indian Econometric Society,
(f) Referee, Asia-Pacific Development Journal, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok,
(g) Referee, African Journal on International Marketing and Financial Management.

8. Other Qualifications and Major Workshops attended [since degrees under 6 were obtained]:
(a) Very efficient in working with MSWORD, MSEXCEL, MSPPP, XLSTAT, REGRESSIT, SPSS and
EVIEWS for econometric modelling and statistical analysis;
(b) Attended Workshop on Budget & Economy, IMF Regional Training Institute, Singapore, Aug 1998.
(c) Attended IMF Workshop on Investors Role for Mitigation of Financial Crisis, Washington, Nov 2001.
(d) Attended World Bank Forum on Public Debt Management, Washington,Nov 2000.
(e) Attended UNDP and Harvard Institute Workshop on Population Growth and Economic
Development, at Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-26 April 1998.
(f) Attended UNDP and UNICEF Regional Workshop on the Public Expenditure on Basic Social
Services, at Bangkok, Thailand, 30 July-3 Aug 1998.
(g) Member, Study Team to Public Debt Offices of England and Ireland, 16-20 October 2000.
(h) Member, Study Team on Economic Crisis, Asian Productivity Council, Tokyo, 15-20 Dec 1998.
(i) Member, UNCTAD Ad Hoc WG for Non-Debt Creating Financial Flows, Geneva, 1993-1995;
(j) Member, IMF Expert Committee on Government Fiance Statistics Manual, Feb 2001.
(k) Member, High Level Indian Government Delegation to ADB, IMF, World Bank, UNCTAD, UNESCAP,
UNCSD, Comonwealth Secretariat, United Nations, and WTO.
(l) Member of High Level Government Committees on Macroeconomic Modelling, Medium Term
Strategic Planning, Public Financial Management, Economic Reforms, Monetary and Fiscal Policies,
Capital Market Developments, Balance of Payments, and Public Debt Management.

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9. Countries of Work Experience: [List countries where expert worked in the last 25 years]:
Worked in 26 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and America (viz. Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan,
Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, the Gambia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives,
Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, UAE, UK,
USA, Uzbekistan) as a Consultant for various International Development Organisations such as the Asian
Development Bank, African Development Bank, World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, IMF, UN
Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA), UNCTAD, UNDP, UN-ESCAP, UN Institute for Training and
Research (UNITAR) and UN Statistical Institute for Asia and Pacific (UN-SIAP).

10. Languages [For each language indicate proficiency: good, fair, or poor in speaking, reading, and
writing]:
Languages Speaking Reading Writing
English Good Good Good
Hindi Good Good Good
Bengali Good Good Good

11. Employment Record [Starting with present position, list in reverse order every employment held by
expert since graduation, giving for each employment (see format here below): dates of employment,
name of employing organization, positions held.]:

Period Employng Organization Position Held (Major Taasks)


(From To)
27 March to Asian Development Bank, South Asia ADB Research Specilist (Economic
30 June 2017 Region Department (SARD), Phillipines, Assessment of Transport Sector
Manila Development in Sri Lanka)
Dec 2016 to World Bank Funded Project on Resource Person for capacity building
Jan 2017 Financial, Economic and Social Cost on Project Appraisal and Financial,
Beneft Analsis of Hydropower Proects Economic and Social Cost Beneft
in Laos PDR through PWC India Analsis of Hydropower Proects in
Limited Laos PDR
Sep 2016 to ADB Funded Project on Sub-Regional Public Resource Manageent Expert
Nov 2016 Road Map for Bhutan Power Sector (Macro-economic Forecasting and
Developmnent through PWC India Public and External Debt
Limited Sustainability Analysis for Bhutan)
April 2015, ADB funded project on Power Sector Public Finance Expert (Medium Term
and Road Map for CAREC Countries (viz. Macro-Fiscal Projections for
Nov 2015 to Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Assessment of Macroeconomic
June 2016 Stability, Fiscal/ Financial Viability and
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Debt Sustainability) for each of
Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, CAREC Countries
Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan)
through PWC India Limited
May 2015 Ministry of Finance, Government of Medium Term Fiscal Framework,
to Oct 2015 Dubai, Dubai, UAE Macro-Fiscal Policy, Program Budget,
Revenue Forecasting Expert
January World Bank Administered and Multi- Technical Adviser (Medium Term
2011 to Donor (DFID, EU, Netherlands, Budget Framework, Strategic Planning
June 2014 Canada) Funded Project on MTBF and and Program Budgeting, Project
Appraisal, Result-Based Monitoring
Strengthening Financial Accountability, and Evaluation, Macro-Fiscal
Min of Finance, and Planning Modeling and Macroeconomic
Commission, Govt. of Bangladesh, Forecasting, Public Debt Management
Dhaka. and Policy)

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Period Employng Organization Position Held (Major Taasks)


(From To)
Dec 2008 to African Development Bank Institutional Macroeconomic Adviser (Macro
Nov 2010 Support Project on Financial and Economic Modeling, Medium Term
(Intermittent Economic Reforms, Ministry of Finance Fiscal / Expenditure Framework,
for 20 and Economic Affairs, The Gambia, Strategic Planning and Program
months) Banjul, Africa. Budgeting, Public Debt Management)
Sep-Oct 2009 ADB Program on Macroeconomic ADB Macroeconomic Modeling
and Apr-May Management, Nepal Rastra Bank and Specialist & Team Leader (Upgrading
2010 ADB Nepal Resident Office, Nepal, Nepal Macro-economic Model for
Kathmandu. Medium Term Planning, Budgeting
and Policy Formulation)
01 June 2007 ADB Capacity Building Project on ADB Strategic Planning Expert
to 08 July Governance Reforms, Ministry of (Macro Economic Modeling, Medium
2008 Finance, Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar Term Fiscal/ Expenditure Framework,
Strategic Planning and Program
Budgeting, Result Based Monitoring
and Evaluation, and Public Debt
Management)
Mar 2006 to Institute for Integrated Lerarning for Professor (Public Policy, Research
May 2007 Management (IILM), New Delhi, India Methodology, Project Appraisal)
Mar 1989 to Ministry of Finance, Government of Economic Adviser (Macro-Economic
Jan 2006 India, New Delhi Forecasting ad Budgeting, Medium
Term Fiscal and Expenditure
Framework, Formulation of Structural
Reforms and Macro-Fiscal Policies,
Project Appraisal and Result-Based
Monitoring and Evaluation, and Public
Debt Management and Policy)
Jan 1987 to Planning Commission, Govt. of India, Adviser (Transport Modelling,Policy
Feb 1989 New Delhi. Planning, Project Appraisal),
Oct 1984 to Ministry of Steel and Mines, Govt. of Chief Economist and Head of the
Dec 1986 India, New Delhi. Economic Research Unit (Project
Appraisal for iron and steel products
and minerals)
Oct 1982 to Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices, Chief (Economic Division)
Sep 1984 Ministry of Industry, Govt. of India, New (Pricing of goods and services under
Delhi. govt control & administered pricing)
May 1978 to UNDP Transport Policy Planning Project, Deputy Adviser (Transport Modelling,
Sep 1982 Planning Commission, Govt of India, Policy Planning, Project Apraisal)
Delhi.
July 1973 to Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry Research Officer (Public Finance and
May 1978 of Finance, Govt of India, New Delhi. Fiscal and Monetary Policy)
Nov 1971 to Indian Economic Service, Department of Assistant Director (On-the-job training
June 1973 Personnel &Training, Govt of India, Delhi on Public Finance, Project Appraisal
and Applied econometrics)
June 1970 to Center of Advanced studies for Research Fellow (Decompositions of
Oct 1971 Economics, Presidency College, Poverty and Inequality Measures)
Calcutta, India.

Short Term External Consultancies

Dec 2010 ADB Program on Strengthening Public Debt Management Specialist


Institutional Capacity for
Macroeconomic Management, Min of

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Period Employng Organization Position Held (Major Taasks)


(From To)
Finance &Treasury, Maldives, Male
Sept 2008 World Bank Resident Office, & Minstry World Bank Consultant (External Debt
to Nov 2008 of Finance, Uzbekistan, Tashkent Management)
15 July to Commonwealth Secretariat, Special COMSEC Consultant (Macro
31 Aug Advisory Services on Debt Economic Forecasting and Debt
2008 Management, UK, England Sustainability Modeling and Analysis)
Oct 2007 UN-ESCAP, Thailand, Bangkok Consultant (Interlinkages of MDG with
PRSP Reports and National
Development Plans)
Aug 2007 United Nations Statistical Institute for Resource Person for Inter-Govt.
Asia and Pacific, Japan, Chiba Training on BOP, Govt. Finance,
Monetary and Financial Statistics
December Malaysian Institute for Economic Consultant (Role of Mergers and
2006 Research, Malaysia, Kula Lumpur Acquisitions for FDI)
Oct 2006 UN-ESCAP, Thailand, Bangkok Consultant (Infrastructure Financing in
ESCAP Economies)
May 2006 UNESCAP Program on Debt UN-ESCAP Consultant (Medium Term
Management, Minmistry of Finance, Macro-Economic framework and
Nepal, Kathmandu External Debt Management)
Feb 2006 UNESCAP Program on Debt Management, UN-ESCAP Consultant (Medium Term
Min of Finance, Laos PDR,Viantiane & Min Macro-Economic framework and
of Finance, Phnom Penh External Debt Management)

Dec 2005 UNITAR Program on Public Law and UNITAR Consultant (Law, Regulation
Legal System for debt Management, and Legal System for Debt
MOF, Govt. of Indonesia, Jakarta Management)
Nov 2005 Office of Development Studies, UNDP, UNDP Consultant (Financing
UN Plaza, New York, USA International Co-operation Behind
National Borders)
Sept 2005 UNESCAP Debt Management Project, UN-ESCAP Consultant (Medium Term
MOF, Govt. of Samoa, Apia Macro-Economic framework and
External Debt Management)
Jan 2005 Global Development Network, GDN Consultant, Bridging Research
University of Senegal, Dakar and Policy- A Case Study on
Economic Reforms in India
Oct 2004 UN-ESCAP, Thailand, Bangkok Consultant (Social Security and
Provident Funds in ESCAP)
Oct 2003 UN-ESCAP, Thailand, Bangkok Consultant (Role of Resource Based
SMEs for Poverty Reduction and
Export Promotion in ESCAP)
Jan-March World Bank Resident Office and World Bank Consultant (Management
2003 Ministry of Finance, Govt. Of of contingent liabilities of the
Philippines, Manila government)
Feb 2002 International Monetary Fund (IMF), Member, IMF Expert Group
USA, Washington (Government Finance Statistics)
Sept-Nov UN Economic Commission for Africa Consultant (Role of Private Sector &
1998 (UN-ECA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Privatization in Africa)
Sep-Nov UN-ESCAP, Bangkok. Consultant (Nexus among FDI,
1997 Growth and Technology Transfer in
ESCAP Economies),
Sep-Oct 1995 UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand. Consultant (Role of Private Sector and
Privatization in Asia)
May 1995 China Internl Centre for Eco and UN-ESCAP Consultant (Role of FDI

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Period Employng Organization Position Held (Major Taasks)


(From To)
Technical Exchanges for Industrialization and Technology
Transfer)
July 1993, UNCTAD, Switzerland, Geneva, and Member, UNCTAD Ad-hoc Working
July 1994. Group on Non-Debt Creating Financial
July 1995 UNCTAD, UN, New York, USA. Flows
March 1993 UNDP, UN-Plaza, New York, USA. Consultant (Human Development
Index),
For two ADB, Manila, Philippines ADB Consultant for preparation of
weeks every Country Report of India, as inputs to
year in 1990- prepare Asian Development Outlook
1995
For two UN-ESCAP, Thailand, Bangkok ESCAP Consultant for preparation of
weeks every Country Report on India, as inputs for
year in preparation of the Economic & Social
1991 to 2005 Survey for Asia and Pacific

12. Certification: I, the undersigned, certify to the best of my knowledge and belief that:
(i) this CV correctly describes my qualifications and my experience
(ii) I am neither disqualified nor inelligible for appointment by any donors;
(iii) I understand that any willful misstatement described herein may lead to my
disqualification..
Signature of expert:
Date:

20 December 2017

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Annex-Major Publications of Tarun Das

Annex-1: Major Publications by Tarun Kanti Das


Most of the publications are accessible in: www.scribd.com

1. Medium Term Fiscal/ Expenditure/ Budget Framework, Macroeconomic Modelling,


Medium Term Strategic Planning & Budgeting, Economic Reforms

1.1 An operational consistent macroeconomic accounting spreadsheet model for Bangladesh- analytical
framework, model structure, data base, test and calibration techniques and base line medium and long
term projections, pp.1-96, Multi-Donor project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka,
20 May 2014.
1.2 An Operational Guide to Prepare Medium Term Strategic Business Plans (MTSBP) for Line
Ministries/ Divisions, pp.1-38, Multi-Donor project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh,
Dhaka, January 15, 2012.
1.3 An Operational Macro-econometric Model for Nepal- Model Structures, Data Base, Test and
Calibration Techniques, Part-1: 60 pages and Part-2: 65 pages, ADB Resident Office in Kathmandu
and Nepal Rastra Bank, Kathmandu, October 2009.
1.4 An Operational Consistent Macroeconomic Forecasting Model for Gambia- Basic Concepts, Data
Base, Calibration Techniques and Projections, pp.1-71, African Development Bank ISPEFG, the
Gambia, Banjul, 31 January 2009.
1.5 Trends and projections of sectoral GDP growth rates for the Gambia during 1998-2008-2013 and
some policy issues, AfDB ISPEFG, pp.1-18, 28 Feb 2009.
1.6 Identification of Core and Non-core Functions for the Government of Mongolia and Exploring Public
Private Partnership for supply of public goods and services, pp.1-55, ADB-CBPGR, Mongolia,
Ulaanbaatar, February 2008.
1.7 Preparation of Strategic Business Plans- Structural Framework and Guidelines to Line Ministries,
pp.1-74, ADB-CBPGR, Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Sep 2007.
1.8 Role of services production and trade in Asia and Pacific- Problems and prospects, pp.842-849,
Proceedings of Indian Economic Association Annual Conference 2004, Dec 2004.
1.9 Economic Reforms in India- Rationale, Scope, Progress and Unfinished Agenda, pp.1-80, Bank of
Maharashtra, Planning Department, Pune, February 2003.
1.10 Preparation of Indices for Services Production, jointly with R. Dasgupta, pp.1-250, National
Institute for Banking and Management, Pune, India, Jan 2003.
1.11 Impact of reforms on productivity of the public sector enterprises in India, pp. 1-35, Asian
productivity Council, Tokyo, Sept 1994.
1.12 Implications of Globalization on Industrial Diversification in Asia, pp.ix+1-86, UN ESCAP, Bangkok,
UN Publications Sales No.E.02.II.F.52, December 2001.
1.13 Role of private sector including privatization in selected Asian countries and lessons for Africa,
pp.1-110, UN-ECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 1998.
1.14 Foreign Investment- Technology Transfer- and Growth Nexus in Asian economies, pp.1-158,
ESCAP, United Nations, Bangkok, Oct 1997.
1.15 Policies and Strategies for Promoting the Role of the Private Sector in Industrial and Technological
Development, including Privatization in South Asian Economies, pp.1-171, ST/ESCAP/1696, UN, NY,
1996.
1.16 Macro-economic Framework and Foreign Investment in India, WG on Investment and Financial
Flows, pp.1-75, TD/B/WG.1/Misc.3/ Add.3, UNCTAD, 1993.
1.17 Structural Reforms and Stabilization Policies in India – Rationale and Medium Term Outlook, pp.20-
56, in Economic Liberalization and its Impact, edited by SP Gupta, Macmillan India Limited, Delhi,
1993.
1.18 Pricing, productivity and competitiveness of Indian Steel industry, pp.269-292, in Indian
Industrialization, ed. Arun Ghosh, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1992.
1.19 Trends and projections of rail and road goods and passenger traffic in India, pp.105-161, in
Transport Planning and Development, ed. V Mahajan, Deep & Deep, Delhi, 1991.

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1.20 Multisectoral and multiregional transport model for India– database and calibration techniques,
pp.391-403, Environment and Planning (London), 15-A, 1983.
1.21 Application of shift and share technique for forecasting regional and sectoral growth in India in the
Sixth Plan, pp.187-200, Indian Journal of Regional Science, 13(2), 1981.
1.22 An economic evaluation of investment on roads and road transport in India, WP No.18, pp.1-50,
UNDP Transport Policy Planning Project, Planning Commission, Delhi, May 1980.

2. Development Project Appraisal, Project Implementation and


Result Based Monitoring & Evaluation and Management

2.1 Framework for Project Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation Techniques and Methodology,
pp.1-50, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor Funded Project on DMTBF and Strengthening
Financial Accountability, Min of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, June 2012.
2.2 GED Capacity Building Activity-Result Based Monitoring & Evaluation, pp.1-12, World Bank
Administered and Multi-Donor project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Dec
2011.
2.3 Public Investment Management in Bangladesh- Methodology, Institutional and Legal Systems,
Procedures, Regulations and Processes And Suggestions for Improvement , pp.1-40, World Bank
Administered and Multi-Donor Funded Project on DMTBF, Min of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka,
October 2011.
2.4 Medium Term Strategic Business plans for the Ministries of Agriculture, Education, Social
welfare, Energy, Transport and Communications, Local Governments, Women and Child Development,
World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor Funded project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance,
Bangladesh, Dhaka, 2012-13.
2.5 An Operational Guide for Preparation of the Medium Term Strategic Business plans for the Line
Ministries, pp.1-60, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor Funded Project on DMTBF, Min of
Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, April 2012.
2.6 Framework for Project Appraisal of Development Projects and Programs and Strategic Planning
for Line Ministries, pp.1-40, African Development Bank Institutional Support Project on Economic
and Financial Governance (AfDB-ISPEFG), the Gambia, Banjul, September 2010.
2.7 Interlinkages between development research, policy planning and outcome in the post reforms
period in India, jointly with Arvind Virmani, pp.1-115, NCAER, New Delhi and East Asian Bureau for
Economic Research (EABER), Australia, April 2008.
2.8 Framework, Methodology and Procedures for Project Appraisal of Development Projects,
Strategic Planning and Program Budgeting for Line Ministries, pp.1-50, ADB Capacity Building Projects
on Governance Reforms (ADB-CBPGR), Ministry of Finance, Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Sept 2007.
2.9 An Introduction to Program Budgeting and Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT),
pp.1-36, ADB Capacity Building Project on Governance Reforms, Ministry of Finance, Government
of Mongolia, June 2008
2.10 Financial Planning- Part-1: Methodology, pp.1-34, Part-2: Policies, pp.1-32, ADB Capacity
Building Projects on Governance Reforms, Mongolia, January 2008.
2.11 Strengthening Budget Preparation Information System (BPIS) in Mongolia- Basic codes and
chart of accounts for the general ledger, pp.1-100, ADB Capacity Building Projects on Governance
Reforms, Mongolia, November 2007.
2.12 Output Costing and Output Budgeting – Basic Concepts and Methodology, pp.1-51, ADB
Capacity Building Project on Governance Reforms, Ministry of Finance, Government of Mongolia,
Sept 2007.
2.13 Official Economic statistics- Part-1 on Government Finance Statistics (GFS) and Balance of
Payments (BOP) Statistics, pp.1-70, - Part-2 on Monetary and Financial statistics (MFS) and Multi–Factor
Productivity Measures (MFP), pp.1-65, UN Statistical Institute for Asia and Pacific, Chiba, Japan, Aug
2007.
2.14 Strategic Business Plans for the Ministries of Finance, Agriculture, Education, Health,
Employment and Social Welfare, Preparation of Strategic Business Plans- Structural Framework and
Guidelines to Line Ministries, pp.1-74, ADB-CBPGR, Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Sep 2007.

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2.15 An Evaluation of the Implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
(NREGA) in the Raebareli District of Uttar Pradesh, Institute for Integrated Learning and Management
(IILM), New Delhi, India, February 2007.
2.16 A Techno-Economic-Financial Appraisal on New Railway Lines for the North-Eastern States of
India, pp.1-60, UNDP Transport Policy Planning Project, Planning Commission, New Delhi, May 1979.
2.17 An economic evaluation of investment on roads and road transport in India, WP No.18, pp.1-
50, UNDP Transport Policy Planning Project, Planning Commission, New Delhi, May 1980.
2.18 A Social Cost Benefit analysis of Indian Railways, pp.1-30, UNDP Transport Policy Planning
Project, Planning Commission, New Delhi, August 1981.
2.19 A Comprative Cost Benefit Analysis of Road, Rail and Transport System for Passengers and
Goods Traffic in India, pp.1-60, UNDP Transport Policy Planning Project, Planning Commission, New
Delhi, August 1982.

3. Management of External Debt, Public Debt and Contingent Liabilities

3.1 A Concept paper on contingent liabilities of the government of Bangladesh- identification,


measurement, policies, procedures, guidelines and legal system, pp.1-69, Multi-Donor project on
DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, 12 January 2014.
3.2 Guarantee policy and guidelines for the government of Bangladesh, Multi-Donor project on
DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, 15 February 2014.
3.3 Updated Medium Term Strategy (MTDS) for the government of Bangladesh, pp.1-28, Multi-Donor
project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, 24 February 2014.
3.4 A concept paper on the rules, policies and guidelines for public debt management by the
Government of Bangladesh, pp.1-55, Multi-Donor project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance,
Bangladesh, Dhaka, June 2014.
3.5 Inception report on public debt management in Maldives- systems, processes, data base and debt
strategy, pp.1-55, Ministry of Finance and Treasury, Male, Dec 2010.
3.6 Governance of Public Debt- International Experiences and Best Practices, pp.1-44, Best Practices
series No.10, UNITAR, Geneva, 2006.
3.7 Management of External Debt- International Experiences and Best Practices, pp.1-46, Best
Practices series No.9, UNITAR, Geneva, 2006.
3.8 External Debt Management in Uzbekistan: Policies, Strategies, Techniques, Legal System and
Institutional Set Up and Evaluation of their Processes, pp.1-50, World Bank Country Office in
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Nov 2008.
3.9 External Debt Sustainability for Gambia- Macroeconomic trends and policy issues, pp.1-30,
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, August 2008.
3.10 Management of external debt in Nepal, Cambodia, Lao PDG and Samoa- legal, institutional
framework and policy issues, pp.1-90, UNESCAP, Bangkok, May 2006.
3.11 Management of external debt in Indonesia- legal, institutional framework and policy issues, pp.1-
30, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of Indonesia, Dec. 2005.
3.12 Off budget risks and their management, Chapter-3, Public Expenditure, and Financial Management
Review, Report No. 24256-PH, A Joint Document of The Govt of the Philippines, ADB and World
Bank Philippines Country Office, April 30, 2003.
3.13 Management of Public Debt in India, pp.85-110, in Accompanying Document to the Guidelines for
Public Debt Management, IMF, Washington, June 2002.
3.14 External Sector Contingent Liability- a Case Study on India, with Raj Kumar, A. Bisen and M.R.
Nair, pp.1-123, Commonwealth Sect, London, Jan 2001.
3.15 Sovereign Debt Management in India, pp.561-579, Sovereign Debt Management Forum:
Compilation of Presentations, World Bank, Washington, 2000.
3.16 Fiscal Policies for Management of External Capital Flows, pp. 194-207, in Corporate External Debt
Management, edited by Jawahar Mulraj, CRISIL, Bombay, Dec 1999
3.17 East Asian Economic Crisis and Lessons for External Debt Management, pp.77-95, in External
Debt Management, ed. by A. Vasudevan, RBI, Mumbai, April 1999.

4. MDGs, PRSP, Poverty and Inequality Analysis

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4.1 Interlinkages between development research, policy planning and outcome in the post reforms
period in India and analytical lessons for other developing countries, jointly with Arvind Virmani, pp.1-115,
NCAER, New Delhi and East Asian Bureau for Economic Research (EABER), Australia, April 2008.
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4.13 Decompositions of inequality measures and a comparative analysis, jointly with Prof. A. Parikh,
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