Duration: 2 Stunden

Location: Restaurant BREL, Savignyplatz 1 – 10623 Berlin/Charlottenburg -Berlin

In the informal setting of the Expert Talk, Indian economist Prof. Bibek Debroy will provide an insight on how reducing regulation can unlock wealth creation. Based on his vast experience on India’s economic reforms, Prof. Debroy is an outspoken expert on regulatory reforms and its impact on the economy and society as a whole.

The Expert Talk will take place over Dinner.
Due to the very limited number of seats, registration is essential. All participants have to cover their own expenses.

18.30 – 19.00 Welcome

19.00 – 21.00 Informal Expert Talk

Please note that this is an English only event

About the Speaker

Bibek Debroy is an economist and studied in Presidency College (Kolkata), Delhi School of Economics and Trinity College, Cambridge. He has worked as Research Associate, Presidency College, Kolkata (1979-83); Associate Professor, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune (1983-87); Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (1987-93); Director of a project set up by Finance Ministry (India) and UNDP to examine legal reforms in India (1993-1998); Consultant, Department of Economic Affairs (Finance Ministry) (1994-95); Chief Consulting Economist, National Council for Applied Economic Research (1995-96); Director, Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies (1997-2005); Secretary General, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2005-2007); and Professor, International Management Institute (2007-2010). Since March 2007, he has been Professor, Centre for Policy Research. In 2006 and 2007, he was a Rapporteur for the UN Commission on Legal Empowerment for the Poor.

He is the author of several books, academic papers and popular articles, with a special interest in trade, law, health, education and governance. Since 2004, he has also been a member of the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council. He has been Consulting Editor with several newspapers (The Financial Express, Business Standard) and since 2005, has been with the Indian Express group.
Apart from economics, he has an interest in Indology and has translated the Vedas, the Puranas, the Upanishads and the Gita into English. He is now translating the unabridged Mahabharata in 10 volumes and the first 2 volumes have been published by Penguin in 2010.


Due to the very limited number of seats, registration is essential.

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