LEADING EXPERT IN GLOBAL FINANCE AND ECONOMICS
Chinese and Indian economies
US/China trade relations
New York, USA
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 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 as a keynote speaker for his insights on the burgeoning US-China trade war.