About Prasad Krishnamurthy
Prasad’s research and teaching interests include financial regulation, antitrust and competition policy, law and economic development, and distributive justice. Prasad's research seeks to empirically analyze legal rules and institutions and to develop the normative implications of empirical research for law and policy.
Public Distribution System Reforms and Consumption in Chhattisgarh: A Comparative Empirical Analysis Economic & Political Weekly (2014)
Chhattisgarh’s Public Delivery System (PDS) reforms have been lauded as a model for the National Food Security Act and for other states to emulate. Previous research has shown that PDS rice consumption increased in Chhattisgarh ...
Banking Deregulation, Local Credit Supply, and Small Business Growth Journal of Law and Economics (2013)
I show that the deregulation of bank branching in the United States lowered the sensitivity of small business growth to local credit supply. In urban markets, within-state deregulation of branching resulted in an 80% decrease ...
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Spatial Competition, Network Externalities, and Market Structure: An Application to Commercial Banking (2011)
I develop a model of spatial competition between multi-branch firms in which consumers value the price of services, spatial proximity to their home branch, and the number of other branches in the firm's network. The ...