Dr. Shrikant Kolhar

Dr. Shrikant Kolhar


Dr. Shrikant Kolhar is a Visiting Faculty at the Dr. B. R. Ambedkar School of Economics where he teaches Macroeconomics. He has received his PhD in Economics & Social Sciences from IIM Bangalore.

He has extensive experience in Software Products and Fin-Tech companies. He is closely associated with various start-ups contributing in the area of Business Strategy and emerging technologies like Data Science, Automation, AI & Machine Learning etc.

Educational Qualifications:
Fellow (PhD) in Economics & Social Sciences from IIM-Bangalore in 2013.
PG Diploma in Software Technology from National Centre for Software Technology in 1995.
BE (Electrical) from Sardar Patel College of Engineering Mumbai in 1993.

“Rising food inflation and India’s monetary policy” (with Vivek Moorthy), Indian Growth and Development Review, Vol. 4 (1), 2011, pp. 73-94.
“Occasionally Unchanging CPI: Some Methodological Issues”, Indian Economic Journal, Vol. 57 (4), Jan-Mar 2010, pp 100-117.
“Overheating and undereating” (with Vivek Moorthy), Business Standard, Aug 11, 2011.
“Where were the policywallahs?” (with Vivek Moorthy), mint, Apr 29, 2008.

Research Interests:
Monetary Policy, Inflation Targeting, Household Finance, Long-term growth.