- Padma Sharma
- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Padma Sharma is an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Her main research interests are in the areas of banking and econometrics. In her recent research, she quantifies the impact of government guarantees on bank balance sheets and evaluates the economic effects of distress in the banking sector by developing new econometric tools. Sharma received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Irvine and was a dissertation intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She received her Bachelor of Science in economics, mathematics and statistics from Bangalore University and her Master of Science in economics from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India. Prior to receiving her Ph.D., Sharma was a banker and a consultant, and developed statistical models of regulatory capital for banks in Europe, Asia and North America.