About the Author:
Parthasarathi Shome is Chairman, ITRAF, Bengaluru, and Senior Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics. He was the Adviser (Minister of State) to the Finance Minister of India and Chairman of the Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC).
Dr Shome has held various positions including Chief Economist, UK Revenue and Customs; Chief of Tax Policy, IMF; and Professor, American University, Washington DC. He is also the recipient of Brazil’s highest civilian honour, Commander of the Order of the Southern Cross, for his contributions to Brazilian fiscal reform. He has authored several books with leading publishing companies and contributed to scholarly research papers in renowned Indian and international journals. He is a Member of the Board of international fiscal organisations based in The Hague, London and Washington DC.