Dr. N. Chandra Mohan received his doctoral degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. He is a well-known business and economics commentator who has worked with all the leading newspapers and magazines in India including The Hindu, Economic Times, Business India, Times of India, Financial Express and Hindustan Times – in a senior editorial capacity. He has also written for many other Indian publications like Outlook, Business Standard, Free Press Journal and Daily News and Analysis, including international ones like Fortune, Economist, FDI magazine (in-house journal of the Financial Times), Harvard Asia Quarterly and Inter Press Service.
In 1990, he was appointed a Parvin Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He has taught economics and international business to MBA at multiple university in New Delhi. He was previously a consultant with think-tanks like the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development and Research and Information System for Developing Countries. He has contributed to the research output of these think-tanks in form of working papers and discussion papers. He has also contributed to research on economic diplomacy on topics like India’s FTA with ASEAN, blue economy, energy and other initiatives with the Society of Indian Ocean Studies.