Dr Raghuram G. Rajan (b. 1963) is the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He was earlier Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India, a post he held from August 2012 to August 2013, when he took up his present position. He has been the Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, and was the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund from September 2003 until January 2007. He has co-authored a book with Luigi Zingales entitled Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists, a path-breaking examination of the role of financial markets.