Professor, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Raghuram Rajan is the Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He is currently an economic advisor to the Prime Minister of India. From 2003-07 he was the Economic Counselor and Director of Research (Chief Economist) at the International Monetary Fund. In 2008, he chaired the Indian government’s Committee on Financial Sector Reforms.
Dr. Rajan advises Booz and Co. Moody’s, and Bank Itau-Unibanco. He is the Vice President of the American Finance Association. In 2003, he was awarded the inaugural biannual Fischer Black Prize for his contribution to the theory and practice of finance.