ACEF Speaker

Dil Rahut

Vice Chair,

Dil Rahut is Vice Chair of Research at the Asian Development Bank Institute. He was a Senior Global Program Manager for the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre. He previously worked for the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan’s Research and Statistics Department. He also served as a research fellow at the WorldFish Centre; senior fellow and Japan chair at the Indian Council for Research in International Economic Relations; chief of research, planning, and monitoring and Visa/Mastercard director at the Bank of Bhutan Ltd; and assistant professor of development economics at South Asian University. He has a Ph.D. in development economics from the University of Bonn’s Center for Development Research, a master’s degree in economic policy management from the University of Tsukuba, an MBA, and a BSc from India. He has over 200 publications (H-Index-38) in Scopus-indexed journals, guest-edited several journal special issues, and edited books on development.


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