Chetan Ghate is a Professor in the Economics and Planning Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi. His main areas of research are macroeconomics, monetary economics, and growth and development. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Claremont Graduate University, California; Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, India; and B.A. in Economics from Colorado College (USA).
He is a recipient of the 2014 Mahalanobis Memorial Gold Medal in Economics awarded by the Indian Econometric Society (TIES). He has held visiting faculty positions at the Colorado College, the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW), University of Sydney, Deakin University, and Claremont Graduate University. His recent work has appeared in World Development, Economic Modelling, and the Journal of Economic Asymmetries. He edited The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy (OUP New York, March 2012) which was elected as one of CHOICE's "Outstanding Academic Titles for 2012." In May 2011, he was a recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation academic residency in Bellagio, Italy. From February 2013 - September 2016, he was a member of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for monetary policy at the Reserve Bank of India. In September 2016, he was appointed to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India by the Government of India.