Eswar Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy and Professor of Economics at Cornell University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the New Century Chair in International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Prasad earned his B.A. in Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics from the University of Madras, M.A. in Economics from Brown University, and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.

His research covers many areas including labor economics, business cycles, and open economy macroeconomics.

Representative Publications

Anand, Rahul, Eswar S. Prasad, and Boyang Zhang. “What Measure of Inflation Should a Developing Country Central Bank Target?.” Journal of Monetary Economics 74 (2015): 102-116.

Kose, M. Ayhan, Christopher Otrok, and Eswar Prasad. “Global Business Cycles: Convergence or Decoupling?.” International Economic Review 53.2 (2012): 511-538.

Kose, M. Ayhan, Eswar S. Prasad, and Marco E. Terrones. “Does Openness to International Financial Flows Raise Productivity Growth?.” Journal of International Money and Finance 28.4 (2009): 554-580.

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