Joined the faculty in 2007
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Chicago
B.A., DePauw University
Current scholarly interests:
International Political Economy: The regulation of financial markets and transnational banking.
Comparative Political Economy: Trade and economic development in emerging economies, particularly South Asia (India), Southeast Asia (Singapore), Middle East (Egypt).
Political Theory: History of economic thought structuralism post-structuralism.
Previous teaching experience:
Mount Holyoke College
American University in Cairo
Bryn Mawr College
University of Pennsylvania
Invited Lecture: "Reforming the Governance of the International Monetary Fund," paper presented at the Economic Forum on "Governing the IMF" at the IMF Headquarters, Washington, D.C. (September 2002).
Courses Routinely Taught:
PS 180 Introduction to International Relations
PS 248 Politics of Development
PS 254 Globalization
PS 281 Politics of South Asia
PS 387 States and Markets
Vikash Yadav. Risk in International Finance. Routledge, 2008.
Vikash Yadav. "The Political Economy of the Egyptian – Israeli QIZ Trade Agreement," Middle East Review of International Affairs 11, no. 1 (March 2007): 74-96.
Vijay Kelkar, Vikash Yadav and Praveen Chaudhry. "Reforming the Governance of the International Monetary Fund," World Economy 27, no. 5 (May 2004): 727-743.
Praveen Chaudhry, Vijay Kelkar, Vikash Yadav. "The Evolution of 'Homegrown Conditionality' in India - IMF Relations," Journal of Development Studies 40, no. 6 (August 2004): 59-81.
American Political Science Association
International Studies Association
I am interested in understanding the possibilities and limitations of international attempts to contain financial market volatility mechanisms to improve governance within international financial institutions and state/market led efforts to promote economic development.