Ph.D, Finance (2007)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Thesis: Three Essays on the Role of Information Networks in Financial Markets   

B.Tech (Honors), Chemical Engineering (2002)
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur


Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business
   Associate Professor of Finance (with tenure), 2014-present
   Assistant Professor of Finance, 2007-2014
   (On Leave: 2011-2012)


Founder, Providentia Investments LLC  


Investments; Mutual Funds; Institutional Investors; Information Economics; Behavioral Finance; Corporate Finance


  (with Susan Chaplinsky (Darden, University of Virginia))
   Journal of Banking and Finance, 2016, Vol. 73, 38–54.

"Investing in the 'New Economy': Mutual Fund Performance and the Nature of the Firm"
    Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2014, Vol. 49 (1), 165–191.   
    Excerpted in the CFA Digest,  Vol. 44, December 2014.



"Geography, Informal Information Flows and Mutual Fund Portfolios"
    (with Richard Fu (University of Alabama))    
    Financial Management, 2014, Vol. 43 (1), 181–214.

"When Active Fund Managers Deviate from their Peers:  The Impact on Performance"    
Journal of Banking and Finance, 2013, Vol. 37 (4), 1286–1305.

"The Decline in Venture-backed IPOs:  Implications for Capital Recovery"
(with Susan Chaplinsky (Darden, University of Virginia)) 


    Handbook of Academic Research on IPOs, 2013, Edward Elgar Publishing.

"Mars-Venus Marriages: Culture and Cross-border M&A"
    (with Rajesh Chakrabarti (Indian School of Business), Narayanan Jayaraman (Georgia Institute of Technology)) 
    Journal of International Business Studies, 2008, Vol. 40, 216–236.

"Are there Real Effects of Licensing on Academic Research? A Life Cycle View"
    (with Marie Thursby (Georgia Institute of Technology), Jerry Thursby (Georgia Institute of Technology))
    Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2007, Vol. 63, 577–598. NBER WP#11497


"Feeling Rich: Disposable Income and Investor Rationality in the Market for Mutual Funds" (available upon request)
  FMA European Conference 2017 (Lisbon)  

  (with Hae Mi Choi (Loyola University Chicago)
   American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting 2015 (Chicago)
   IFABS Conference 2017 (Oxford)

"Limited Attention and Portfolio Choice:  The Impact of Attention Allocation on Mutual Fund Performance"
    (with Ankur Pareek (Rutgers University))

    American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Meeting 2013 (San Diego)
    Finalist for Crowell Prize 2013 (PanAgora Asset Management)

"Home Industry Bias" (available upon request)
  (with Steven Todd (Loyola University Chicago))  



Finalist for the 2013 Dr. Richard A. Crowell Memorial Prize awarded by Pan Agora Asset Management

Quinlan Faculty Research Grant (2015-2016, 2014-2015, 2013-2014, 2009-2010, 2008-2009)

Research Grant, Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (2010-2011)

Loyola University Chicago, Summer Research Award (2014, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008)

National Science Foundation (NSF) IGERT Graduate Associate (2004-2006)

American Finance Association (AFA) Student Travel Award (2006)

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Fellowship (2003)

Best Graduating Student, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur (2002)

IIT Joint Entrance Examination All India Rank in top 0.5%

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination All India Rank in top 0.1% 


 2017 Financial Management Association (FMA)- Europe (Lisbon); International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) (Oxford, UK); EBES Conference (Budapest)
 2016 Multinational Finance Society Spring Conference (Cyprus); International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) (Barcelona)
 2015 American Accounting Association (AAA, Chicago); Paris Financial Management Association (Paris); Midwest Finance Association (MFA, Chicago); Financial Management Association- Asia (Seoul); Financial Management Association (FMA, Orlando); Fordham University
 2014Midwest Finance Association (MFA, Orlando);  MFA-Orlando (Discussant)
 2013 American Finance Association (AFA, San Diego); PanAgora Asset Management (Boston); Midwest Finance Association (MFA, Chicago);  MFA-Chicago (Discussant);  European Financial Management Association (EFMA, United Kingdom);  EFMA-United Kingdom (Discussant);  Financial Management Association (FMA, Chicago);  FMA-Chicago (Discussant)  
 2012 Kauffman Foundation;  Loyola University Chicago (Departmental Seminar); DePaul University
 2010 CRSP Forum (Chicago Booth); Financial Management Association (FMA, New York); FMA-New York (Session Chair);  DePaul  University
 2009American Finance Association (AFA, San Francisco)
 2008American Finance Association (AFA, New Orleans); CRSP Forum (University of Chicago-Booth); University of Virginia- Darden Brownbag
 2007 Midwest Finance Association (MFA);  University of Hawaii;  Clemson University;  Loyola University Chicago
 2006 Georgia State University; European Financial Management (EFM)- Behavioral Finance Symposium (United Kingdom); California State University- Fullerton
 2005 National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER);  Fortis International Finance Conference;  Georgia Institute of Technology;  Indian School of Business
 2004 National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER);  Financial Management Association (FMA)


FINC 332 – Business Finance (Undergraduate)

FINC 335 – Investments (Undergraduate)

FINC 452 – Investment Management (MBA)

FINC 342 – Advanced Business Finance (Undergraduate)

FINC 599 – Cross-border M&A (MBA;  Executive MBA;  XLRI, Jamshedpur)


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