Rajkamal Iyer

Associate Professor of Finance

Biography | Selected Publications

"Ex-post (in)efficient renegotiation and Breakdown of Trade." Rajkamal Iyer with Antoinette Schoar. Forthcoming, American Economic Review P&P.

"Screening Peers Softly: Inferring the Quality of Small Borrowers," Rajkamal Iyer with Asim Khwaja, Erzo Luttmer and Kelly Shue: Forthcoming in Management Science.

"The Role of Culture in Financial Negotiations: Evidence from an Audit Study" (with Antoinette Schoar), in: International Differences in Entrepreneurship, NBER Conference Volume

"Financial Accelerator at Work: Evidence from Corn Fields." Bergman, Nittai, Rajkamal Iyer, and Richard T. Thakor. MIT Working Paper 5138-15. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, April 3, 2015.

"Interbank Liquidity Crunch and the Firm Credit Crunch: Evidence from the 2007-2009 Crisis." Iyer, Rajkamal, José-Luis Peydró, Samuel da-Rocha-Lopes and Antoinette Schoar. Review of Financial Studies Vol 27, No. 1 (2014): 347-72.


Understanding Bank Runs: The Importance of Depositor-Bank Relationships and Networks (2012)

"Interbank Contagion at Work: Evidence from a Natural Experiment," (with Jose-Luis Peydró), Review of Financial Studies, 2011, Vol 24, 4, 1337-1377.

"Regulation of Banks in India," Economic and Political Weekly, 2005, Vol 40, No 50.


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General Expertise
Banking operations and policy; Emerging markets; India