Prakash Kannan

Economist at the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund

Prakash Kannan is an Economist at the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. He also served as the Desk Economist for Turkey in the European Department of the IMF. His research interests fall in the general field of international macroeconomics. He has published in the European Economic Review, and has written several book chapters in publications including NBER Conference volumes and the IMF's World Economic Outlook. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from MIT. Prior to his career at the Fund, he was an Economist at the Central Bank of Malaysia.

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey