Francis Rathinam

Fellow at Indian Council For Research On International Economic Relations

Mr. Rathinam is a Fellow at ICRIER since January, 2009. He has completed his Ph.D. from Hyderabad Central University. Under the aegis of Asia Link sandwich program in Law and Economics for Indian doctoral students, he was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Law and Economics, University of Hamburg, Germany during 2006 - 2008. His broad areas of interest include new institutional economics, law and economics, development microeconomics and applied econometrics. His recent work explores the legal, regulatory and political economy aspects of current financial and banking sector reforms in India. Mr. Rathinam has presented his work at various conferences and published in the Law and Development Review and Emerging Markets Review.