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Jagjit S. Chadha

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Jagjit S. Chadha is Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). Previously he was Professor of Economics at the University of Kent and Professor of Economics at the University of St Andrews, and Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge.

He has worked at the Bank of England on Monetary Policy, as Chief Quantitative Economist at BNP Paribas, and has served as Chair of the Money, Macro, Finance Study Group. He has acted as Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and academic adviser to both the Bank of England and HM Treasury, and to many central banks, as well as the Bank for International Settlements. In the City of London he was the Mercers’ Memorial Professor of Commerce at Gresham College from 2014-2018.  He served as a member of the ESRC Strategic Advisory Network until 2021.

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