Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Raghuram Rajan is the Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business. He is also an economic advisor to the Prime Minister of India. Between 2003 and 2006, Rajan was the youngest individual to hold the position of Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund. He chaired the Indian government’s High Level Committee on Financial Sector Reforms, which submitted its report in 2008. Rajan co-authored Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists with Luigi Zingales. He then wrote Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy, which was awarded the Financial Times-Goldman Sachs prize for best business book in 2010.