Tarun Ramadorai is Professor of Financial Economics at Imperial College London. He has a broad range of research interests in the areas of household finance, asset pricing, and international finance. He is greatly interested in finance and economics issues in emerging markets, with a particular focus on India. He has published on these topics in a number of scholarly journals in Finance and Economics. In addition to his academic work, Tarun has taken on several advisory roles in the area of financial regulation and policy in both India and Europe, most recently serving as the Chairman of the Inter-Regulatory Committee on Household Finance constituted by the Reserve Bank of India.
Tarun has a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Williams College, an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University. Prior to his role at Imperial, Tarun spent over a decade at the University of Oxford.
Endowment effects in the field: Evidence from India's IPO lotteries
2017, with Santosh Anagol, and Vimal Balasubramaniam.
Conditionally accepted, Review of Economic Studies.
Inattention and inertia in household finance: Evidence from the Danish mortgage market
2017, with Steffen Andersen, John Y. Campbell, and Kasper Meisner-Nielsen.
Recent media coverage:
Is India Moving to Financial Assets?
September 2017. Indianomics: CNBC-TV18 Interview
Household Finance in India
18 September 2017. Financial Express
Investor's Chronicle: The Global Savings Glut
11 August 2017. Financial Times
Foreign Buyers Push Up Global House Prices