Dr. Ashok Gulati
Fellow, Elected 2004

Born in New Delhi, India on 11 May 1954. Educated at Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, M.A. 1975; Ph.D. 1984.

Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi, 2014 - till date.

Lecturer/Reader, Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi, 1975-86; Reader, Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi, 1986-88; Reader, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, 1988-90; Director/Chief Economist, National Council of Applied Economic Research, Delhi, 1991-97; NABARD Chair Professor, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, 1998-2000; Director, Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, 2001-2006; Director in Asia, International Food Policy Research Institute, New Delhi 2006-11; Chairman, Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, Ministry of Agricutlure, GoI, New Delhi 2011-14.

Awards/Honours: Padma Shri 2015; Member, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council in India, 1999-2001, Economic Advisory Council of the Chief Minister, Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, 2000-2001, State Planning Board of Karnataka, Govt. of Karnataka, India, 1995-99; on Board of Directors of ICICI Banking Corporation, India, 1994-97, and Agricultural Finance Corporation, India, 1996-2001.

Research Areas: Analysis and policy advice on agricultural markets; trade liberalization, WTO and trade negotiations in agriculture; globalization and the small holders, vertical linkages between farms and firms, pricing policies (including subsidies) and their efficiency and welfare impact, and the role of infrastructure and institutions in making markets function efficiently

Address: Chair Professor, Agriculture, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, Core 6A, 4th Floor, India Habitat Center, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003; I-14 Indpraprastha Apartments, 114, I.P. Extension, Patparganj, New Delhi 110092; [Tel: Off. (011) 43112400; Fax: (011) 24620180, 24618941; Email: a.gulati@icrier.res.in; agulati115@gmail.com]