Sudipto Karmakar

Experienced Research Economist - Stress Testing Strategy Division

Sudipto Karmakar

Sudipto Karmakar is an Experienced Research Economist in our Financial Stability Strategy and Risk Directorate. He is a macroeconomist with interest in macroprudential policy, real-financial sector linkages and misallocation of resources. He has extensive experience in working with DSGE (dynamic stochastic general equilibrium) models and large scale micro datasets.

Before he joined us, he worked as an Economist in the research department of the Bank of Portugal and as a Technical Adviser and a Visiting Researcher at the Bank for International Settlements.

Sudipto has a PhD in Economics from Boston University, an MSc in Economics from the University of Calcutta and a BSc in Economics from Presidency College, Kolkata.

Sudipto's Bank Underground blog posts

Give me more! Higher Capital Requirements and Loan Collateralisation - April 2019

Sudipto's selected academic publications

Leverage and Risk Weighted Capital Requirements, with Leonardo Gambacorta, Forthcoming at the International Journal of Central Banking, 2018.
Macroprudential Regulation and Macroeconomic Activity, Journal of Financial Stability, 2016.
Bank Capital and Lending: An Analysis of Commercial Banks in the United States, with Junghwan Mok, Economic Letters, 2015.
Financial Development: Level Depth and Access, Chapter 20, Building Integrated Economies in West Africa: Lessons in Managing Growth, Inclusiveness and Volatility. International Monetary Fund Publications. ISBN: 978151351832.

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