ARTNeT Advisor: Modelling for Trade Policy Analysis
Mr. Badri Narayanan is Research Fellow, School of Environment and Forestry Sciences, University of Washington, Consulting Economist with McKinsey Global Institute and Co-Founder and partner, Infinite-Sum Modelling, Inc., based in Seattle. He has worked at the Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University on the construction of GTAP database, its documentation, teaching in the courses and conducting research on various economic issues, particularly on international trade and industry-related issues using CGE and econometric models. His other areas of interests include Labour Economics, Productivity Analysis, Demand Analysis and Environmental Economics. He holds a PhD from IGIDR (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research), Mumbai.
Prior to joining the Center, Badri was with ICRIER (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations), New Delhi, as a Fellow, where he conducted a field-based study on the Indian Auto Industry for the Government of India and co-ordinated few other research projects in the areas of industry and finance. He was a Teaching Assistant in environmental economics and econometrics to the graduate students at IGIDR and was a part of the IGIDR team involved in some research projects for the Government of India.
He has many publications in national and peer-reviewed international journals and books. He has also presented many of his research papers in national and international conferences.