Vaidyanathan Venkateswaran

Vaidyanathan Venkateswaran

Joined Stern 2013

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-87
New York, NY 10012

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Vaidyanathan ("Venky") Venkateswaran joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Economics in July 2013.

Professor Venkateswaran's research focuses on the role of information in macroeconomics. He is the recipient of several fellowships and awards, including the Departmental Excellence Award at the University of California Los Angeles in 2007-08 and 2008-09.

Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Venkateswaran worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Pennsylvania State University, and earlier as vice president of fixed income research at Lehman Brothers.

Professor Venkateswaran received a Bachelor of Commerce from the Mahatma Gandhi University in India, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California Los Angeles.

Research Interests

  • Role of information in macroeconomics

Courses Taught

  • Global Economy

Academic Background

Bachelor of Commerce
Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Ph.D., Economics
University of California Los Angeles

Areas of Expertise


  • Labor Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Policy