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Eswar Prasad - Keynote Speaker

Book Eswar Prasad as a keynote speaker. Eswar Prasad is a leading figure in global finance. A prolific author, he has written and co-written numerous books and articles, including Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi (2016) and The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened its Grip on Global Finance (2014), and his writings have been featured in publications such as American Economic Review, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Review of Economics and Statistics.

 

ESWAR PRASAD

LEADING EXPERT IN GLOBAL FINANCE AND ECONOMICS


SPEAKING THEMES

  • Macroeconomics

  • International finance

  • Globalisation

  • Growth markets

  • Chinese and Indian economies

  • US/China trade relations

 
TRAVELS FROM
New York, USA

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Eswar Prasad is a leading figure in global finance. A prolific author, he has written and co-written numerous books and articles, including Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi (2016) and The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened its Grip on Global Finance (2014), and his writings have been featured in publications such as American Economic Review, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Review of Economics and Statistics.

Eswar is currently the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, as well as a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the New Century Chair in International Economics.

Eswar specialises in global finance and economics, but also has significant interest in the Chinese and Indian economies and financial reforms. Eswar is an active participant in the global economic debate, and to that end he has testified before the Senate Finance Committee, the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He also serves as an advisor to India’s Finance Minister and is also Lead Academic for the DFID-LSE International Growth Center’s India Growth Research Program.

Eswar is the creator of TIGER: Tracking Indices for the Global Economic Recovery, the Brookings-Financial Times world index (www.ft.com/tiger) and has made numerous television appearances for BBC, CNN, CNBC, NBS, Bloomberg, Fox and many other radio and television broadcasters.

ESWAR'S TALKS

Eswar’s expertise covers all aspects of the global financial landscape, with particular emphasis on the US, Chinese and Indian economies. He has recently been in particular demand for his insights on the burgeoning US-China trade war.

VIDEOS

Eswar Prasad discusses ‘The Dollar Trap’ at Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. (2014)


Eswar Prasad at the Cato Institute’s 30th Annual Monetary Conference (2013)


Eswar Prasad speaks on U.S.-China trade relations (2016)