Eswar Prasad

Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution and Research Associate, NBER

Eswar Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the New Century Chair in International Economics, and is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously Chief of the Financial Studies Division in the IMF's Research Department and before that was the Head of the IMF's China division. Eswar Prasad received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. His research has spanned a number of areas including labour economics, business cycles and open economy macroeconomics.

His extensive publication record includes articles in numerous collective volumes as well as top academic journals such as the American Economic Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, The Economic Journal, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, etc. He has edited numerous books and monographs, including on China, Hong Kong and India. His current research interests include the macroeconomics of financial globalisation, monetary and exchange rate policies in emerging markets, and the Chinese and Indian economies.

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