In a bid to promote interdisciplinary research, the Centre brings together faculty with expertise not only in the areas of finance and accounting but also in other related areas to harness the collective expertise of scholars from different fields.
The Center is managed by the following IIMU faculty members-
Finance and Accounting
Nidhi Aggarwal is an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur. Her research interests include market design, market regulation, derivatives market, and impact evaluation. At present, one of the major themes of her research is around equity and commodity markets in India. Her papers have been published in the Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Futures Markets, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and the Economic and Political Weekly. In the past, she has worked extensively on policy issues related to the Indian financial markets. She has also been associated as a consultant for the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. She obtained her Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Economics from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai.
Economics and Development Studies
Ranojoy Basu is an Associate Professor in Economics and Development Studies at the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIMU). His research interests straddle across applied Microeconomic Theory, Dynamic Decision Making, and the Application of Mathematical Finance. He has published in Managerial and Decision Economics, Review of Economic Design, Statistics in Medicine, SMMR, and Stochastic Models. He has a Masters in Economics from Indian Statistical Institute and a Ph.D. from Iowa State University, USA.
Operations Management, Quantitative Methods and Information Systems
Prof. Shankar Prakash is a seasoned business transformation consultant with 20+ years of experience. He's a Professor of Practice at IIM Udaipur, teaching AI, IoT, and Digital Transformation to MBA students and corporate professionals. His research focuses on applications of Artificial Neural Networks for knowledge synthesis in areas like Investor Communication, Capital Markets, and Fintech. He holds an MBA from the Indian School of Business and is pursuing an Executive Fellow Programme at ISB.
Prateek Sharma is an Associate Professor in the Finance and Accounting area and Co-Head of JM Financial Centre for Financial Research at the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIMU). His current research interests include applications of natural language processing to study managerial obfuscation, detection of accounting fraud, and the valuation effects of firm emission reduction disclosures. He has an MBA and PhD from IIM Lucknow. He is a certified Financial Risk Manager from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). Before his academic career, he was associated with CitiBank, Infosys, and Indus Valley Partners.
Bhavya Singhvi is an Assistant Professor in the Finance and Accounting area and Co-Head of JM Financial Centre for Financial Research at the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIMU). His major research interests are around corporate disclosures, accounting quality, creditor protection, the corporate debt market, inter-firm finance, and issues related to judicial quality. He uses empirical methods in his research. He is a Chartered Accountant. He was conferred the title of Fellow in Management by the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, and a Ph.D. by BITS, Pilani.
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