Prof. (Dr.) Nikhil Damodaran

Assistant Professor

B.A. (University of Delhi);
M.A.; M.Phil (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi);
Ph.D. (Louisiana State University)

Prof. (Dr.) Nikhil joins the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy as an Assistant Professor in fall 2018. His primary field of research is Open Economy Macroeconomics. He uses structural models to analyze the effectiveness of various macroeconomic policies in stimulating recovery. He has worked on the effect of fiscal shocks in determining the magnitude and direction of trade in large interlinked open economies.


His current projects include an examination of fiscal policies in currency unions, the effect of digitization in a shadow economy model and sectoral policy transmissions. He is also interested in fiscal aspects of sovereign debt in emerging economies.


He enjoys teaching Macroeconomics, International Trade and Monetary Economics. He completes his Ph.D. from the Louisiana State University in summer 2018.