Arjun Jayadev is a Professor of Economics at the School of Liberal Studies at Azim Premji University (APU), Bangalore, India. He is concurrently a Senior Economist at the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) in New York, where he is also the Director of the Research Centre.
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. His research interests are economics & development, with focus across multiple areas such as, 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.