Born in India, Rex Ghosh has lived in Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, Colombia, and the United States, and has traveled widely in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Following his schooling in England, he received his B.A. in Economics from Harvard University, MSc. in Development Economics from Oxford University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.
Ghosh has taught at Princeton University and Georgetown University, and lectured at various universities throughout the world. Rex is the author of several books on international economics and numerous articles in professional journals.
Nineteenth Street, N.W. is Ghosh's first novel. He is currently at work on his next novel, which is about US$600 million of gold reserves that went missing during the Spanish Civil War.