Eswar Prasad

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Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development | New Century Chair in International Trade and Economics

Eswar Prasad holds the New Century Chair in International Trade and Economics. He is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously head of the Financial Studies Division and the China Division at the IMF. | View Full Bio

  • In the News

    The economic recovery in most of the advanced economies, except for the U.S., is still quite fragile and the geopolitical uncertainty certainly adds to the lack of confidence. But is the IMF going to step in in a big way? As of now, no.

    September 4, 2014, Eswar Prasad, Bloomberg
  • Interview | Boom Bust

    July 3, 2014

  • In the News

    The financial crisis had its origins in the U.S., the federal reserve has been pumping huge amounts of dollars into the global financial system, which ought to cheapen its value. [But] in times of turmoil, the world wants safety, and the U.S. is still seen as the safest place to invest.

    January 29, 2014, Eswar Prasad, Marketplace
  • Interview | Wall Street Journal

    January 16, 2014

  • Interview | The Wall Street Journal

    January 15, 2014

  • In the News

    The global financial crisis has strengthened the dollar's prominence in global finance.

    December 4, 2013, Eswar Prasad, Wall Street Journal
  • In the News

    The emerging markets [are] largely viewing monetary policy in advanced economies as causing problems for them and the advanced economies are basically taking the position that the emerging markets are chronic complainers.

    September 3, 2013, Eswar Prasad, Los Angeles Times
  • In the News

    The currency issue will come up [at the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue], but not, I think, with a great deal of stridency on the U.S. side.

    July 9, 2013, Eswar Prasad, Wall Street Journal

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