Associate Professor of Finance
University of Miami
Phone: (305) 284-9489
Office: 512-A Jenkins
5250 University Drive
Coral Gables, FL, 33146.
Douglas D. Evanoff Best Paper Award, The Chicago Financial Institutions Conf. 2016.
Housing Price Booms and Crowding-Out Effects in Bank Lending, with Itay Goldstein and Andrew MacKinlay Review of Financial Studies, 2018.
Managing Performance Signals Through Delay: Evidence from Venture Capital, with Michael Ewens Management Science, 2018.
Income Inequality, Tax Policy, and Economic Growth, with Siddhartha Biswas and Rong Hai Economic Journal, 2017.
Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference on Public Policy, April 2016.
Marriage Stability, Taxation and Aggregate Labor Supply, with Hans Holter and Serhiy Stepanchuk Journal of Monetary Economics, 2015.
Does Shareholder Coordination Matter? Evidence from Private Placements, with Nickolay Gantchev Journal of Financial Economics, 2013.
Excellence in Teaching Award (through student vote), Master of Science in Finance, University of Miami, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.
National Stock Exchange Best Discussant Award (shared), Indian School of Business Summer Conference, 2020.
Top 40 under 40 Business School Professor, Poets & Quants, 2018.
Douglas D. Evanoff Best Paper Award, The Chicago Financial Institutions Conference, 2016.
Marshall Blume Award in Financial Research (Best Working Paper), The Wharton School, 2013.
Shmuel Kandel Award (Outstanding Ph.D. Student in Financial Economics), Utah Winter Finance, 2010.
Morgan Stanley Research Award, The Wharton School 2009.
MIT Ideas Competition, 3rd place (information system for Salvation Army), 2001.
President of India Gold Medal (for the highest GPA among all graduating UG students) at IIT Guwahati, 2001.
National Talent Scholar (500 students nationwide awarded by National Council of Educational Research and Training), India, 1995.
US6807159, EP1202495, JP3721115, DE60110184, CN1319298, and AT293859; assigned to IBM Corp. (Managing power consumption in Bluetooth networks).
Selected Media Coverage
Citigroup Global Markets Inc., New York, NY Feb 05–July 05
Treasury and Relative Value Groups.
Citadel Investment Group, Chicago, IL June 03–Feb 05
Financial Instruments and Credit Groups.