Professional Experience:

I have about 6 years of pre-PhD work experience.  I started my career in Bank of India as a credit officer in 2012, post MBA. In my three years there, I worked on credit appraisal of a large variety of businesses, mostly in the MSME sector. Thereafter, I worked for about 2 and a half years at Ford Motors as a Senior Analyst, responsible for the budgeting and forecasting activities of an in house BPO of the FMC. 

Education:
  • PhD candidate, F&A area, IIM-A (2018-)
  • MBA(Fin and Ops)-DoMS IIT-R (2010-12)
  • B-Tech (ECE)- VIT Vellore (2006-10)
Working Papers:

  1. Working paper on the impact of a minimum buyback requirement in open market repurchases, co-authored with Joshy Jacob (Assoc. Prof., IIM-A) and Ajay Pandey (Prof., IIM-A).  Link: https://web.iima.ac.in/assets/snippets/workingpaperpdf/19211601592021-04-02.pdf

  2. Working paper on the stock market reaction to COVID-19 pandemic, co-authored with Avijit Bansal(PhD Student, IIM-A), Balagopal Gopalakrishnan (Asst. Prof., IIM-K) and Joshy Jacob (Assoc. Prof., IIM-A). Link: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3626273
  3. Working paper on linkages in a Bi-Layered financial network, co-authored with Abinash Mishra (PhD Student, IIM-A) and Anindya S. Charkabarti (Asst. Prof., IIM-A) Link: https://ideas.repec.org/p/iim/iimawp/14628.html

Newspaper Articles/Mentions

  1. 1.An article on the effectiveness of the Repo rate in a high liquidity regime, written along with Sumit Saurav (PhD student, IIM-A). Link: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/is-repo-rbis-policy-rate/article32242097.ece 
  2. Newspaper discussion on our paper on COVID-19 market reaction in India. Link: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/pharma-telecom-gained-during-crisis/articleshow/76413694.cms