Biswajit Banerjee is Professor of Economics at Ashoka University since January 2018. He has previously taught at the University of Oxford (1977‒1982), Haverford College (2009‒2014), the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2010‒2011), and Economics University of Bratislava (2018‒2019). Professor Banerjee is also affiliated with the National Bank of Slovakia as Expert Advisor to the Governor since October 2019, and is Adjunct Senior Fellow at Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi since May 2019. He was previously Chief Economist at the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic (2017‒2019) and Chief Economist at the Bank of Slovenia (2014‒2017). Professor Banerjee is a former senior staff member of the International Monetary Fund (1982‒2008).