Bibek Debroy was a Research Professor at CPR.
He is an Indian economist and has also been a Visiting Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for South Asian Studies in National University of Singapore. Since its conception, Debroy has been a member of NITI Aayog, the think tank of the Indian Government.
He has authored several books, papers and popular articles, and has been the Consulting Editor of several Indian financial newspapers. He has also been a member of the National Manufacturing Competitive Council.
In 2015, he was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India. He was also awarded D. Litt. (Honoris Causa) by KIIT University in 2015 and D. Phil. (Honoris Causa) by Amity University in 2016.
Debroy studied at Ramakrishna Mission Narendrapur, Presidency College of the University of Calcutta, Delhi School of Economics and Trinity College, Cambridge.