59 minutes | Dec 13th 2019

Emerging Market Phenomena | Andrew Karolyi & Eswar Prasad

Eswar Prasad and Andrew Karolyi join us for a joint interview on a range of topics relating to emerging markets including measuring risk, the hegemony of the U.S. dollar, the U.S.-China trade conflict, and the global rise of autocracy. The conversation explores the implications of global trade policies and the implications of cryptocurrency adoption for emerging markets around the world.

Andrew Karolyi is Deputy Dean and College Dean for Academic Affairs at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. He is a professor of finance and holder of the Harold Bierman Jr. Distinguished Professorship in the College’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. He is also a professor of economics in Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences. Professor Karolyi is a scholar in investment management with a specialization in international financial markets, and the author of Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma.

Eswar Prasad is the Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy and professor of economics at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management 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 chief of the Financial Studies Division in the research department of the International Monetary Fund; before that, he was the head of the IMF's China division. He is the author of several books and monographs, including The Dollar Trap and Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi.

Links from the Episode at presentvaluepodcast.com Episode Article: Johnson Business Feed Faculty Profile: Andrew Karolyi | Eswar Prasad Research: Andrew Karolyi SSRN | Eswar Prasad SSRN Twitter: @EswarSPrasad
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