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Amitendu Palit

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore
Amitendu PalitAmitendu Palit

Amitendu Palit is an economist specializing in comparative studies of China and India, international trade and investment, political economy, and public policy. Currently he is a senior research fellow of the Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore. He has a decade’s experience handing macroeconomic policy issues at India’s Ministry of Finance. His latest book is China–India Economics: Challenges, Competition and Collaboration (Routledge, 2012) and his forthcoming book is on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and its implications for China and India. His work has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals and he writes regularly for India’s Financial Express, China Daily, and the Business Times.

Articles by this Author

  • A Single Currency for Asia?
    by Amitendu Palit
    Asia’s efforts to move toward a common regional currency appear to have stalled. Although the Asian financial crisis of 1997 created the tempo for greater monetary policy and exchange rate coordination in the region, large heterogeneities in economic structures, policies, and institutions among regional economies have prevented decisive moves to a common currency. Asia lacks appropriate institutions for adopting common monetary policies and...

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