Rajeswari Sengupta

Assistant Professor of Economics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)

Rajeswari Sengupta is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) in Mumbai, India. In the past she has held research positions at the IFMR Business School, Chennai, the Reserve Bank of India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank in Washington D.C. Her main areas of interest include international finance, open economy macroeconomics, monetary economics, banking, firm financing and financial markets. She was a member of the research secretariat for the Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee (BLRC) that drafted the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC, 2016) for India. She has published papers in academic journals such as The Journal of International Money and Finance, Economic Policy, The World Economy, Open Economies Review, and Emerging Markets Review and written chapters in edited volumes published by the Asian Development Bank, and the G20, among others. She obtained her PhD in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She holds two previous degrees in Economics from India, a Bachelor's degree from Presidency College, Calcutta and a Masters from the Delhi School of Economics.

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