Piyali Banerjee is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Ashoka University. She has completed her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Alabama in May 2019. Her primary research interests are in the areas of time-series econometrics, international economics, and applied macroeconomics. She has also interest in financial economics, monetary economics, and energy economics. Professor Banerjee’s current research explores the causes of global co-movements of international reserves and their effects on the reserve variations in both the developed and emerging countries. In particular, the research has the application on global policies in deciding how much international reserves to hold, especially to minimize the effects of global financial crises. She also developed new co-integration tests in the time-series literature to capture the smooth structural changes in the data. Apart from these, she is also working on the convergence issues in time-series econometrics. Professor Banerjee has earned her B.Sc. in 2007 and M.Sc. in 2009 from Calcutta University, Kolkata.