Private Breakfast with Eswar Prasad and Ridham Desai

Private Breakfast with Eswar Prasad and Ridham Desai

In this edition of our BASIC (Breakfast at Asia Society India Centre) series, we present an off-the-record and interactive forum with Professor Eswar Prasad, Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University; New Century Chair in International Economics at the Brookings Institution, and author of The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance.  This programme will be Chaired by Ridham Desai, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley.

Eswar S. Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy 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 head of the China Division at the International Monetary Fund. Prasad’s previous book, Emerging Markets: Resilience and Growth Amid Global Turmoil (with M. Ayhan Kose; Brookings Institution Press), was published in December 2010. He has co-authored and edited numerous books and monographs, including on financial regulation and on China and India. He serves on an Advisory Committee to India’s Finance Minister and is the Lead Academic for the DFID-LSE International Growth Center’s India Growth Research Program. He has testified before numerous U.S. Congressional committees. His op-ed articles have appeared in the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, International Herald Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. 

This programme is part of Asia Society India Centre’s BASIC (Breakfast at Asia Society India Centre) series, which brings eminent speakers from the fields of Asian business, arts, culture and policy to Asia Society Members and Patrons, and provides a senior level platform for discussion on issues of current interest affecting Asia and the world. 

Event Details

19 February 2014
8:30am - 10:00am