A Lecture and Discussion Presented by Eswar Prasad – Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University
Date: February 18, 2008
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: ATT Lounge, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Visit the event website: http://wage.wisc.edu/events/?ID=411
Eswar Prasad was China desk officer at the IMF for two years, co-authored several influential papers and monographs on financial globalization and has co-edited a book on China vs. India. He is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy in the Department of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. 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.
He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. His research has spanned a number of areas including labor 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, The Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics etc. He is one of the lead authors of a recent IMF study on Financial Globalization and has edited IMF books and monographs on China, Hong Kong and India. His current research interests include the macroeconomics of globalization, the relationship between growth and volatility, and the Chinese and Indian economies.
Dr. Prasad has served as the co-editor of the journal IMF Staff Papers, was on the editorial board of Finance & Development and was the founding editor of the quarterly IMF Research Bulletin. He has been a Research Fellow of IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn) since 2002.
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Sponsored By: Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) and La Follette School of Public Affairs
Co-Sponsored By: Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), Global Studies, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection