Industrial Organisation, FinTech, Banking, Competition Economics, Econometrics
Varun has a diverse experience of more than 8 years spanning industries. He also worked at OP Jindal Global University as a faculty member.
Associate Head, Center for Financial Innovation
Varun Yadav is a faculty in Finance and Economics area and the Associate Head, Centre for Financial Innovation at SPJIMR. His research work leverages advanced econometric and quantitative methods to gain insights into competition policy issues in banking, study the digital payments ecosystem in India, and forecast inflation using mixed-frequency data.
While pursuing his doctorate at IIMA, he received the JASSO scholarship for a research visit to Hiroshima University where he studied panel-data methods to reduce bias in predictive regression models. He likes to explore topics at the interface of economics, finance, and management science.