Chief India Economist
Shumita Sharma Deveshwar joined TS Lombard in 2007. She heads the India team based in New Delhi and focuses on India’s macroeconomy. Major research themes include fiscal and monetary policy, and she has broad expertise in banking and consumer demand. She travels regularly to different regions of India to take the pulse on what's happening the ground.
Before joining TS Lombard, Shumita was the India economist for DSP Merrill Lynch in Mumbai. Prior to that, she reported on emerging markets, focusing on debt and macroeconomic issues, for Dow Jones Newswires in New York and covered the Indian economy for the same company from New Delhi. She completed her Master's degree in international relations at Yale University and has a Bachelor's degree in economics from Delhi University.
Shumita Deveshwar contributes to the EM Watch and India publications.
EM Watch: Analysis of EM sentiment drivers and fundamental or policy country developments on 10 emerging countries. (Every Monday)
India: On-the-ground coverage of the political economy and policy developments that drive growth and reform. (2 to 4 notes per month)