Associate Professor
Department of Economics

Institutional Affiliation 

 Department of Economics Colorado State University


Phd: New School for Social Research, New York
M. Phil, MA: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
BA: Delhi University

Regional and Thematic Interests

Political Economy of money and finance, international financial institutions and capital flows, China, India and Emerging Markets


Ramaa Vasudevan is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Colorado State University. Her Ph.D. in economics from New School University, New York, focused on the political economy of international trade and finance, while her M.Phil at the  Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, India, was a study about the evolution of labor markets in colonial India. Her main research interests are in international financial systems, open economy macroeconomics and the political economy of money and finance.  Her work has been published in Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Economic Issues, Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Metroeconomica, Monthly Review, Review of Keynesian Economics, Review of Political Economy, Review of Radical Political Economics, and Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. She is an Associate Editor of  Review of Political Economy and a member of the Editorial Board of the Review of Radical Political Economics and Catalyst

Selected Publication

Ramaa Vasudevan. The rise of the global corporation and the polarization of the managerial class,Review of Political Economy. 29 (4): 539-565. 2018

Ramaa Vasudevan. QE through the prism of the Barings Crisis in 1890: Central Banks and the International Money Market, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 37 (1): 91-114. 2014.

Ramaa Vasudevan. Things fall apart: From the Great Crash to the Long Slump. Sage. 2013.

Financial Intermediation and Fragility: The Role of the Periphery”, International Review of Applied Economics, 24 (1): 57-74. 2010