Rajeswari Sengupta is an assistant professor at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai, India. Her research focuses on international finance and open economy macroeconomics, with emphasis on policy-relevant, macrofinancial issues of emerging market economies.
er research interests include analyzing issues related to the financial trilemma, capital account management and monetary policy in emerging economies in general, as well as financial markets, institutions and regulations in India in particular.
In the past she has held research positions at the Institute for Financial Management and Research in Chennai, India, the Reserve Bank of India in Delhi, and at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC. She has published in journals such as The Journal of International Money and Finance, The World Economy, Emerging Markets Review, Pacific Economic Review, International Review of Economics and Finance and Open Economies Review. She completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of California Santa Cruz.