Arjun Jayadev is a Professor of Economics at the School of Liberal Studies at Azim Premji University (APU), Bangalore, India, where he is also the Director of the Research Centre. He is also a Senior Economist at the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) in New York.
He has taught economics at the University of Massachusetts (UMass), Boston, been a Fellow at Roosevelt Institute, New York, and was the inaugural visiting research Fellow at the Columbia University Committee on Global Thought.
Arjun’s research interests are economics & development, with multiple areas of focus, including macroeconomics (especially issues of debt, balance sheets, the political economy of finance and central banking and macroeconomic policy choices), income distribution and inequality, intellectual property, and the economics of power. Arjun was also the co-editor of ‘The Journal of Globalization and Development’ from 2013 to 2018. He has won numerous awards for his research.