Dr. Rajesh Chakrabarti

Professor and Dean

B.Sc. (Calcutta University), PGDM (IIM, Ahmedabad), Ph.D. (University of California)

Dr. Rajesh Chakrabarti is Professor and Dean at the Jindal Global Business School, Jindal Global University. He has taught Finance for over a decade and a half – at the University of Alberta, Canada, Georgia Tech, USA and the Indian School of Business (ISB). As the founding Executive Director of the Bharti Institute of Public Policy at ISB’s Mohali campus he helped design and launch one of India’s leading public policy programs. He has also been Executive Vice President, Research and Policy at the Wadhwani Foundation and is a co-founder of the policy advisory start-up,  Sunay Policy Advisory. Rajesh has held visiting positions at various places including IIM Calcutta, ISI Delhi, IDF Gurgaon, ICN Nancy, France and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.  He has authored or edited seven books, with two more in the works, in addition to authoring several book chapters and articles on Finance, Economics, and Management in leading international scholarly journals like the Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of International Business Studies. He has been a columnist with the Financial Express and is frequently quoted in the media. His current research interests are in the areas of management and public policy.  Rajesh is an alumnus of Presidency College, Calcutta and IIM Ahmedabad and earned his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles.