Professor Rao has taught extensively in executive education programs in China, Hong Kong and then US. He has been invited to offer consulting services to the premier US investment banks.
Professor Rao has extensive teaching experience in EMBA and MBA programs in many premier universities. He taught at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He was also a Fellow at the Levy Economics Institute.
EMBA Programs: Kellogg-HKUST (Hong Kong), Columbia University (New York)
MBA Programs: HKUST (Hong Kong), Columbia University (New York), New York University (New York)
Professor Rao has won thirteen teaching awards including:
Professor Rao has extensive research experience on topics ranging from international macroeconomics, international finance to international trade. His current research interests include the international flows of capital and labor; hedge fund strategies, management and assessment; and design of optimal investment strategies and portfolios.
Professor Rao has published numerous articles in leading international journals in the fields of economic theory, macroeconomics, international trade and international finance. He is a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times and Challenge among others.