Speaker List

Krishnamurthy Subramanian is Associate professor of finance at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He holds a Ph.D. from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. His research in banking, law and finance, innovation and economic growth, and corporate governance has been published in the world’s leading journals.
He regularly appears as an expert commentator for NDTV and UTV-Bloomberg, is a featured columnist with The Economic Times and Mint. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur. In previous academic roles, Subramanian served on the finance faculty at Goizueta Business School at Emory University in the United States. He obtained his MBA and Ph.D. in finance at the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business under the advice Professor Raghuram Rajan and Professor Luigi Zingales.

Ashok Banerjee joined the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) as Professor (Finance and Control) in August 2004. Prior to joining IIM-C, he was a professor at IIM Lucknow. He is a Postgraduate in Commerce from University of Calcutta and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He obtained his Ph.D. for his research on Economic Value Added as a Performance Measure. At IIM Calcutta, he is a senior Professor in the Finance and Control group, and takes several advanced courses in Finance like Financial Accountancy, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring and Behavioural Finance. He is also the faculty in-charge of the Finance Research and Trading Lab at IIM-C. Banerjee’s primary research interests are in areas of Financial Time Series, Operational Risk Management, News Analytics and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Ashok Banerjee is the author of the book Financial Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis, which is widely used as a text book in Finance and Accountancy courses in Indian Business schools. In addition to this, Banerjee has also authored several research papers in major Finance & Management research journals.

Ritwik Banerjee is an Assistant Professor of the Economics and Social Sciences area at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. His primary research area is at the intersection between Behavioural and Development Economics and he extensively uses Experimental Methods for his research. Some of the topics he has investigated or is currently investigating are corruption, inequality, education and discrimination. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Economics Letters and Journal of Public Economics. Prior to his current assignment, he has worked as Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Aarhus University, Denmark with an independent grant from the Social Science Research Council of Denmark. He was an Academic Visitor at the Research Department of Federal Reserve, Chicago during the summer of 2012 and a Visiting Scholar at the Economics Department, Harvard University in Spring 2015. He has also served as a Consultant at the World Bank in Washington DC and as a Research Associate at ICRIER, New Delhi. For more information of his research, please visit .

Siva Nathan is a accounting professor at Georgia State University located in Atlanta, Georgia. Nathan’s teaching interest focuses on financial accounting. His research interests include studying the effects of accounting numbers on stock prices, and financial analysts’ earnings forecasts and investment recommendations. He has published numerous articles in publications such as the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research and Contemporary Accounting Research.

Nathan is a recipient of the American Accounting Association Competitive Manuscript Award, and he has been widely cited in the business press for his research on the behavior of financial analysts. Dr. Nathan received his Ph.D from State University of New York at Buffalo and management degree from University of Rochester.

Dr. Sudhakara Reddy is currently assistant professor in the Finance and Control group of IIM Calcutta. He was a visiting scholar to Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University during 2011-2012. His current areas of research are Market Microstructure, Corporate finance with an emphasis on corporate governance mechanisms, Initial public Offerings and primary capital markets, etc. He has several research papers to his credit in reputed journals. He has conducted several MDP programs for reputed companies and trained several faculty members in the area of research in financial economics and research methods. He won couple of research awards from reputed institutes as well as Best faculty award from IBS Alumni federation. He participated and presented papers at several international conferences. He is currently the consulting editor of IUP journal of Applied Finance and ad-hoc reviewer for International Review of Economics & Finance, Managerial Finance, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Afro-Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, and Global Business Review

Prof. Joshy Jacob is a faculty member in the Finance & Accounting area at IIMA since April 2008. Prof. Joshy’s teaching and research interests are in behavioural finance, corporate finance, and empirical asset pricing. He has published many papers in leading international finance journals on issues related to asset pricing, market micro structure, corporate finance, and household financial behaviour. He is currently working on several research projects which examine the influence of irrational behaviour on both managerial decisions and stock market returns. He, jointly with colleagues, maintains a regularly updated data library that tracks the performance of the Indian equity market for the use of researchers. He is an Associate Editor of IIMB Management Review and is also the Editor of Vikalpa. He maintains a keen interest on applied issues in finance. He has served on expert sub-committees set by the Govt. of India and Niti Ayog.

Prof. Joshy is a Fellow from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. He was awarded the Bharti Foundation Scholarship during the Fellow programme for outstanding academic performance.

Samit Paul is Assistant Professor, Finance and Control. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C). He has completed his fellowship from IIM, Lucknow in the area of Finance and Accounting. His primary research interests lie in the area of market risk management, volatility modelling and portfolio management.

Parthapratim Pal is a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. He has a PhD in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. He has worked in the areas of financial markets and international economics. Before joining IIM, he worked with the Indian Council for Research in International Economic Relations (ICRIER) and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). His recent areas of interest include international trade, regional trade agreements, WTO-related issues and international capital flows. He has a number of publications in nationally and internationally reputed journals and books.