Swapnil Chalwadi is an Assistant Professor and Program Head in the School of Liberal Arts at MIT WPU, Pune, India. He holds an M. Phil degree in Economics from the University of Hyderabad and a Master’s in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune. With over 8 years of teaching experience, he has a keen interest in the macroeconomic and monetary aspects of economic development.
His research interests are focused on the intersection of macroeconomics, monetary economics, gender, and development. He is enthusiastic about exploring how economic policies can be designed to promote sustainable economic growth that benefits all members of society, with a particular emphasis on gender equality. He believes that economic research should be relevant to policymakers and other stakeholders and have a real-world impact.
He has developed a unique perspective on teaching and research as an experienced Liberal Arts faculty member. He believes that social sciences and humanities play a crucial role in shaping economic policy and understanding the social and cultural contexts in which economic phenomena occur. He is committed to interdisciplinary teaching and research and emphasizes the importance of a broad-based Liberal Arts education in creating informed and engaged citizens.