Divya Kirti is an Economist in the Macro-Financial Division of the IMF Research Department. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. His research interests are in financial intermediation and corporate finance.
Fluent In: Hindi.
Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University
BA in Economics and Mathematics, Cornell University
Quarterly Journal of Economics
IMF Economic Review
Work in progress:
Why do bank-dependent firms bear interest-rate risk?
When gambling for resurrection is too risky
What are reference rates for?
How is the likelihood of fire sales in a crisis affected by the
interaction of various bank regulations? (with V. Narasiman)
Field of Expertise:
IMF Books and Working Papers:
What Are Reference Rates For?, Working Paper No. 17/13, January 27, 2017
Why Do Bank-Dependent Firms Bear Interest-Rate Risk?, Working Paper No. 17/3, January 18, 2017