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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(NEW) [Pandemic] Stress Test - Presentation at World Bank Webinar on "Financial Sector Policies to Salvage Firms Hits by COVID-19", April 29,2020
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(NEW) The risk of being a fallen angel and the corporate dash for cash in the midst of COVID (with Sascha Steffen), forthcoming in COVID Economics: A Real Time Journal
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(NEW) Targeting Paycheck Protection Program to those Most in Need (with Manasa Gopal)
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(NEW) A Simple Proposal to Support Indebted Small Businesses (SMEs) during COVID-19
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(NEW) COVID-19 Spring break class for PhD and Langone students 19th March 2020.
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(NEW) "Stress Test" for Banks as Liquidity Providers in a time of COVID (with Sascha Steffen), published on
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Creating zombies and disinflation: A cul de sac for accommodative monetary policy, speech delivered at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) Alumni Reunion, October 20, 2019 in New Jersey, United States, and recorded as podcast for the series "Can you see it?" for the Arthniti, an initiative of students of the Department of Economics, Xavier's College, Mumbai.



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