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Raghuram Rajan, PhD

Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business 

Closing Keynote: The Global Outlook – Opportunities and Challenges

Professor Rajan will discuss the global economic outlook in the coming year and beyond, highlighting some of the areas of opportunity post-Covid, as well as some of the areas of concern. The discussion will focus on the United States, but also highlight issues in other parts of the world.

 

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Biography

Raghuram Rajan, PhD, is the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School. He was the governor of the Reserve Bank of India during 2013–2016, vice-chairman of the board of the Bank for International Settlements (2015–2016) and chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (2003–2006). Rajan’s research interests are in banking, corporate finance, and economic development. His book Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy, was awarded the Financial Times-Goldman Sachs prize for best business book in 2010. His most recent book, The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State hold the Community Behind, was a finalist for the Financial Times-McKinsey prize for best business book in 2019. Rajan was the president of the American Finance Association in 2011 and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Achievements 

    • Fischer Black Prize, 2003
    • Infosys Prize, Economic Sciences, 2012
    • Deutsche Bank Prize, Financial Economics, 2013
    • Euromoney magazine’s Central Banker of the Year, 2014
    • The Banker magazine's Global Central Banker of the Year, 2016
    • Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, 2016

       

 

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