Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy and Professor of Economics, Cornell University
Kurt Viermetz Distinguished Visitor - Class of Fall 2021
Eswar Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy and Professor of Economics at Cornell University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the New Century Chair in International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously chief of the IMF’s China Division.
Prasad’s most recent book is The Future of Money: How the Digital Revolution is Transforming Currencies and Finance (Harvard, 2021). He is also the author of Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi (Oxford, 2016), and The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance (Princeton, 2015). His op-ed articles have appeared in the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Harvard Business Review, International Herald Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.