Paresh Kumar Narayan



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Paresh Kumar Narayan is a Professor at Monash Business School. He is the President of the Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association, Editor-in-Chief of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, and Managing Editor of Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking. Paresh is also a Distinguished Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, and an adjunct Professor in several universities around the world.

Paresh’s research interests are in Applied Econometrics and Financial Markets. He has published over 380 papers in international refereed journals and has the distinguished title of a high cited researcher over 5 consecutive years (2017-2021), with an h-index of 88. He is ranked 544 by Stanford University amongst 9 million researchers globally.

Professor Narayan is a consultant to multiple organisations, including, Bank Indonesia, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Asian Development Bank, Development Bank Institute, Commonwealth Secretariat, AusAID, South Pacific Commission, Forum Secretariat, UNDP, ILO, Solomon Island National Provident Fund, Central Bank of Solomon Islands, USP, and, Economic Research Institute of ASEAN (ERIA).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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