Javadekar, Apoorva


Apoorva Javadekar is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Indian School of Business. He was a Research Director at Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL), a research outfit fully funded by RBI, from July 2016 till January 2019. His policy research is published in RBI Mint Street Memo. He has presented to the Monetary Policy Committee multiple times. His academic research areas include mutual funds, asset pricing, international economics and banking. He was a visiting faculty at ISB during 2018 and taught PhD and PGP courses. He also actively writes newspaper Opeds for Mint, Financial Express and Economic Times.



  • 2019 - Present: Assistant Professor, Indian School of Business
  • 2018 - 2019: Visiting Professor of Finance, Indian School of Business
  • 2016 - 2019: Research Director, Centre For Advanced Financial Research And Learning

In the Media

February 1, 2021: Post-Budget Analysis, NDTV.

March 4, 2021: Can Bad Bank Solve India's Banking Woes?, The Banker, Financial Times Magzine.

August 28, 2021: Ghosts Of Bad Lending Past, Economic Times.

January 29, 2021: Importance of managing economic uncertainty, Times of India.

February 2, 2021: Post-Budget Online Webinar, Business Insider India.

May 23, 2020: To Stimulate Demand or Improve Supply, Indian Express.

May 7, 2020: A Data Driven Rescue Mission for the Economy, Economic Times.

April , 2019: Not Doing Shoddy Job At All!, Economic Times.

May , 2019: A test of smell-test Variables in Use to Debunk GDP Data, Mint.

February 11, 2018: Fiscally, We are Anti-Keyenesian, Business Standard.

October 6, 2018: What’s the fair value of Indian Rupee?, Business Standard.

December 5, 2017: Decoding the imports surge post Demonetisation, The Mint.

April 25, 2017: Why Does Ease of Doing Business Matter?, The Mint.

September 29, 2017: Non-Bank Sources of Funding For Indian Corporates, Economic Times (Mint Street Memo No. 06).

November 11, 2016: Pop Goes The Realty Bubble, DNA.

June 11, 2013: Puzzles in Globalization, Hindustan Times.