Arvind Krishnamurthy's research is in the areas of finance and macroeconomics. He has studied the causes and consequences of liquidity crises in emerging markets and developed economies, and the role of government policy in stabilizing crises. He has also conducted extensive research on liquidity effects in the U.S. Treasury bond market and the mortgage-backed securities market.
He is the John S. Osterweis Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He formerly taught at the Kellogg School of Management (1998-2014).
Krishnamurthy received his PhD from MIT and has Bachelor's degrees in economics and electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.