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Shiv Nadar University appoints Dr. Rajat Kathuria as Dean of School of Humanities & Social Sciences

 Greater NOIDA, April 1

Dr. Rajat Kathuria, former Director and Chief Executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), has been appointed as Dean, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, and Professor of Economics at Shiv Nadar university. Dr. Kathuria takes the mantle from Dr. Ajay Dandekar, who will continue to be with the University as Chairperson, Center for Public Affairs and Critical Theory (C-PACT), Shiv Nadar University.

 Dr. Kathuria carries over 20 years of experience in teaching and more than 15 years of experience in economic policy, besides pursuing extensive research on a range of issues relating to regulation and competition policy. He has previously worked with the World Bank in Washington D.C. as a Consultant, and worked on research assignments for a number of international organisations, including the International Labour Organization (ILO), United National Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), LirneAsia, The World Bank and The Asian Development Bank (ADB).

His work has been published in several journals of repute as well as in top magazines and newspapers across the world. He serves on multiple government Committees and on the Research Advisory Council of the State Bank of India (SBI). Dr. Kathuria holds a Master’s degree from Delhi School of Economics and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland (College Park), USA.

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