Devika Dutt

Devika Dutt

Economist, 2021-2022 Berggruen Fellow

Biography

Devika Dutt holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with a specialization in International Finance, Macroeconomics, Political Economy, and Development.  Her research is focused on the political economy of foreign exchange intervention, central bank swap agreements, the political economy of development policy (especially as it relates to international financial institutions), international debt, and macroeconomic policy in developing economies. She is also a Research Fellow at the Global Development Policy Center at Boston University and one of the founders and Steering Group Members of Diversifying and Decolonising Economics. As a Berggruen Fellow she will be working on studying the political economy of the global reserve currency status and the domestic macroeconomic and social policy trade-offs that accompany it.