- Padma Sharma
- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Padma Sharma is an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She joined the economic research department in July 2019. Sharma’s main areas of research are in financial economics and econometrics. Her research addresses the impact of banking regulation on bank incentives and the real effects of distress in the banking sector by developing new econometric methods. Prior to joining the department, she completed her Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Irvine, where she received a Graduate Dean’s dissertation fellowship in 2018. She was also a dissertation intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In 2017, Sharma was selected as an emerging scholar at the Community Banking research and policy conference in 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science in economics, mathematics and statistics from Bangalore University, Bangalore, India, and her Master of Science in economics from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai, India.