|Professor Kurien teaches "Development Economics"|
- Professor Kurien is currently focused on China's currency and its prospects for internationalization.
- During the 2013-2014 academic year, he taught Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Economics of Globalization, and International Monetary Theory and Policy.
- In March of 2013, Professor Kurien and former Hopkins-Nanjing Center MAIS student Bernard Geoxavier had a paper published in the Harvard Kennedy School Review: "A Roadmap for RMB Internationalization: Navigating the Economic and Political Challenges to the Rise of China's Currency".
- In December 2013, he attended a conference in Sri Lanka and presented a paper at the 2nd International Economics Research Conference titled "Trends in Capital Flows and the Prospects for Renminbi Internationalization: What lies Ahead?" His paper can be found on page 81.
- More recently in March of 2014, Professor Kurien was invited to deliver a guest lecture at Lishui University in Zhejiang, China. The topic of his lecture was "Economic Transition and Financial Reforms in China."