Vighneswara Swamy is University Professor at IBS-Hyderabad and has been teaching students of the MBA program. He is a Post-Doc Fellow in Financial Economics. He served at the Institute of Economic Growth as Senior Fellow. His research interests include international economics, financial economics involving banking and finance, macroeconomics, and development economics. He has published in globally reputed journals such as World Development, The World Economy, Applied Economics Quarterly, Journal of Financial Economic Policy, and other top-rated economics journals. Some of his accomplishments in economic research include several awards and recognitions like; UGC Post-Doctoral Research Award, IIBF Macro Research Award 2012, Sir Ratan Tata Trust Research Fellowship 2012-14 at ISEC, Bengaluru, SANEI Regional Research Fellowship 2013, IIBF Macro Research Award 2015-16, and SANEI Regional Research Fellowship 2015. Professor Swamy was felicitated at 2nd International Conference ‘Reshaping Organizations to Develop Responsible Global Leadership’ organized by Nepalese Academy of Management held in March 2013 as the Plenary Speaker. He was the Conference Chair of the 9th International Conference on Business & Finance (ICBF) – 2012 held on January 6 and 7, 2012 at Hyderabad, India.