Acharya. Viral V.


C.V. Starr Professor of Economics
, Department of Finance
Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India (23rd Jan 2017 to 23 July 2019)
Research Associate in Corporate Finance, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Research Affiliate, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Research Associate, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
Joined Stern 2008
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Email:  vacharya@stern.nyu.edu
Office: KMEC 9-65

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"Divided We Fall: International Health and Trade Coordination During a Pandemic" (with Zhengyang Jiang, Robert Richmond and Elu von Thadden), November 2020
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"The Value of a Cure: An Asset-Pricing Perspective" (with Timothy Johnson, Suresh Sundaresan and Steven Zheng), November 2020, revised January 2021
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"Do we really need Indian corporations in banking?" (with Raghuram G Rajan), November 23, 2020,
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Indian Banks: A Time to Reform? (with Raghuram G Rajan), 21 Sep 2020

VOXEU podcast on Europe's zombie lending and the "lost decade" (with Tim Phillips), August 2020

The risk of being a fallen angel and the corporate dash for cash in the midst of COVID (with Sascha Steffen), forthcoming in Review of Corporate Financial Studies
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(Short version) Download PDF, in COVID Economics: A Real Time Journal
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Corporate Dash for Cash and the Crash of Bank Stock Prices (with Rob Engle and Sascha Steffen), Presentation to Standard & Poor's, CFA Society New York and Bank of England, 28-30 June 2020
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