Dr Supriyo De is the Officer on Special Duty to the Chief Economic Adviser, Dr. Kaushik Basu in the Ministry of Finance, India. He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Sydney and was a recipient of the EndeavourInternational Postgraduate Research Scholarship. He also completed his Master of Economics from Yokohama National University as a part of a World Bank scholarship program. He has substantial experience in revenue administration, tax policy and macroeconomic analysis. His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics and technology policy. He has publications in journals such as the Economic Record and the Singapore Economic Review.