Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance, Chicago Booth
Anil Kashyap is the Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Kashyap joined the faculty in 1991 and currently teaches courses on "Corporation Finance" and "Understanding Central Banks". On behalf of the Chicagoa Booth he serves as one of the faculty Co-Directors of Initiative on Global Markets. Professor Kashyap's principal research interests include Japan (particularly the financial system), monetary policy, banking, and the sources of business cycles. His research has been published in a number of academic journals and books, won him grants from the National Science Foundation and earned him an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship in Economics. His book "Corporate Financing and Governance in Japan: The Road to the Future" (with Takeo Hoshi) was published by MIT Press in 2001 and was selected for the 45th Nikkei Prize for Excellent Books in Economic Science. He has also edited Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan (The University of Chicago Press, 2003) and Monetary Policy Transmission in the Euro Area (Cambridge University Press, 2003). In 2001 he visited the Bank of England as a Senior Houblon-Norman Fellow.
Professor Kashyap currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, the Journal of Risk Finance and Japan and the World Economy. He has previously served a co-editor of the Journal of the Political Economy and the Journal of Business. Professor Kashyap is also a member of The University of Chicago's Center for East Asian Studies, a member of the Bellagio Group, a Consultant for the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Under the auspices of the National Bureau, he serves as the co-director of a working group that studies the Japanese economy. He is a co-founder of the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum and one of the advisors to the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan for its research project on "The Japanese Economy and Macroeconomic Policies over Last Twenty-Five Years."
Previously he served as a staff economist for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He earned his Ph.D. in economics in 1989 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his bachelor's degree in 1982 in economics and statistics from the University of California at Davis.