2019 Conference Keynote Speaker


    Ashok Bardhan

  • No alternative textAshok Bardhan is a consultant and advisor to a number of data analytics, finance and technology firms, public agencies, and to a large, public pension fund. With an M.S. (Physics/Mathematics, Russia), an M. Phil (International Relations, India), and a Ph.D (Economics, Berkeley), he was the most recent Senior Economist and Researcher at Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. His research, consulting, and productions span a range of topics, such as the economy of California, housing and real estate, as well as global linkages of the technology sector. He has also done work in the fields of global financial integration and real estate, sustainable urban development, innovation management, as well as the impact of global capital flows on US mortgage markets and the globalization and offshoring of research and development. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Council on Foreign Relations, National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of International Economics, and scores of other publications.