Dr. Karthik Kalyanaraman

Adjunct Faculty - Artificial Intelligence & Managerial Economics

Dr. Karthik Kalyanaraman Adjunct Faculty - Managerial Economics & Artificial Intelligence Ph.D: Harvard University


Professor Kalyanaraman is a Bangalore-based scholar of many topics who has made valuable and pioneering contributions to the fields of econometrics, artificial intelligence, contemporary art, and financial education.


A.B. from Dartmouth College (2001)

PhD from Harvard University (2009)


  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University College London
  • Harvard University


  • American Enterprise Institute
  • McKinsey and Company


  • Econometrics (social network analysis, causal inference)
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Contemporary Aesthetics across Cultures
  • Creative Artificial Intelligence


  • Artificial Intelligence and Public Policy
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Immersive Education through Gamification
  • Art, Economics, and Entrepreneurship

MYRA PGDM Courses for 2021-2022

  • Managerial Economics This will be a core course on microeconomics for managerial decision making and will cover the basic theory of supply and demand, pricing under different competition regimes, capital expenditure, and some basic game theory.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Basics, Policy Issues, and Business Relevance.  The first module is lecture-based and will cover the history of AI, from the 1960’s to present day. The second two modules will be is discussion-based, and will explore a) the philosophical, socio-political, and economic issues raised by AI and b) the business relevance of AI. Students will be encouraged to apply what they have learned about AI to concrete business situations.