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Ph.D., M.Phil., M.Com. (University of Calcutta)
 

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Accounting & Finance
 

Ranjan Dasgupta

Profile & History

Ranjan DasGupta is currently working as an Associate Professor in Finance Area of Goa Institute of Management (GIM). He had also served in Xavier University Bhubaneshwar (XUB), Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM), Kolkata; etc. for last 20 years. He had also published more than 35 publications in reputed international journals like International Journal of the Economics of Business, Managerial Finance, Review of Behavioral Finance, IIMB Management Review, etc. and attended more than 10 international and national conferences of repute. He conducted training for mid-level executives and practitioners for different organizations across India. 


Courses taught: Financial Reporting & Analysis (FRA)/ Financial Accounting for Management (FAM); Accounting for Decision Making (ADM)/ Cost & Management Accounting (COMA); Financial Management I & II/ Corporate Finance; Behavioral Finance; Business Valuation; Sustainable & Impact Investing (working on)

Also Teaches: XIMB, XSRM, XSOC (under XUB); IEM, Kolkata; BPPIMT, Kolkata; S A Jaipuria College, Kolkata


Others: Member of IAARF; QCFI; etc.; Working as Area Chair Finance; and Givegoa Core Committee Member

 

Research

Publications:

  • Article entitled “Exploring the relationship between risk and performance in listed Indian firms” published in the International Journal of the Economics of Business [ABDC B, ABS 2, Scopus (H) Index 23] (Taylor & Francis) in May 2020. 
  • Article entitled “Does the Legal Origin Affect Corporate Cash Holding?” will be forthcoming in the International Journal of Emerging Markets [ABDC B, ABS 1, Scopus (H) Index 22] (Emerald) in June 2020.
  • Article entitled “Does Accounting Quality Predict Corporate Cash Holdings” will be forthcoming in Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting [ABDC C, Scopus (H) Index 7](Inderscience).
  • Article entitled “Testing the efficiency of metal’s market: new evidence from a generalized spectral test” will be forthcoming in Studies in Economics and Finance [ABDC B, ABS 1, Scopus (H) Index 17] (Emerald).
  • Article entitled “Overconfidence Bias of Retail Investors – An Empirical Review of Sources and Their Stylized Facts” will be forthcoming in Asian Journal of Economics and Finance. 
  • Article entitled “Cross impact of leverage and firm performance: developed versus frontier bank based economics” published in the Managerial Finance in August 2019 in Volume 45, Issue 8 [ABDC B, ABS 1, Scopus (H) Index 33] (Emerald) [2 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Article entitled “Macroeconomic and Policy-specific Drivers of Retail Investors’ Sentiment Facets and New Evidences from India” published in the International Journal of Management and Economics in January 2019, Volume 1, No. 27, P    .
  • Article entitled “Firm’s Risk-Return Association Facets and Prospect Theory Findings – An Emerging versus Developed Country Context” published in the Risks in December 2018, Volume 6, Issue 4, P 142-173 [ABDC B]. 
  • Article entitled “Investor Sentiment Antecedents – A Structural Equation Modelling Approach in an Emerging Market Context” published in the Review of Behavioral Finance in February 2019 in Volume 11, Issue 1, P 36-54 [ABDC B, ABS 1, Scopus (H) Index 9](Emerald).  
  • Article entitled “BRIC-US Stock Market Associations In and Around US 2007-09 Financial Crisis – An ARDL Application for Policy Implications” published in the International Journal of Economic Perspectives in September 2018 Issue [ABDC C, Scopus Indexed (H index – 3) [1 Citation till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).   
  • Paper entitled “The 2007-09 US Crisis Impact on Asian Stock Markets Integration and Dynamic Linkages – An Introspect” published in the International Business Management (ISSN: 1993-5250) in July 2018, Volume 12, Issue 2, P 163-188 [Scopus (H) Index – 14)].
  • Paper entitled “Risk-Attitudes of the NSE 500 Firms - Bowman's Paradox and Prospect Theory Perspectives” published in the IIMB Management Review (Elsevier) (ISSN: 0970-3896) in July 2017, Volume 29, P 76-89 [3 Citation till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation) [ABDC B, Scopus (H) Index – 15)].
  • Paper entitled “Behavioral Implication of Risk-Return Associations – An Application of Prospect Theory on CNX NIFTY Companies” published in the Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal (ISSN: 1834-2000) in September 2017, Volume 11, Issue 3, P 103-126 [3 Citation till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation) [ABS 1, ABDC C, Scopus Indexed (H index – 3)].
  • Paper entitled “International Portfolio Diversification Opportunities for the Indian Investors in and Around US 2007-09 Financial Crisis –  An ARDL Application For Future Reference” published in the Indian Journal of Finance (ISSN: 0973-8711) in July 2017, Volume 11, Issue 7, P 22-49 [ABDC C, Scopus Indexed (H index – 4)] [2 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Paper entitled “ASIAN-US Stock Market Associations In And Around US 2007-09 Financial Crisis – An ARDL Application For Policy Implications” published in the International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues (ISSN: 2146-4138) in July 2017, Volume 7, Issue 3, P 684-705 [ABDC C, Scopus Indexed (H index – 8)].
  • Paper entitled “Integration and Dynamic Linkages in International Stock Markets in Light of the Recent US Financial Crisis - An Introspect” published in the Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research (ISSN: 1533-3604) in September, 2016, Volume 17, No. 2, P 28-55[3 Citation till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation). [Scopus Indexed (H index – 4)].
  • Paper entitled “International Portfolio Diversification - Role of Emerging Economies-US Integration and Dynamic Linkages: An Empirical Study” published in the International Journal of Economics and Finance (ISSN No.: 1916-971X) in June, 2016, Volume 8, No. 6, P 100-117. [ABS ABDC C] [1 Citation till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Paper entitled “Demographic and Socioeconomic Impact on Risk Attitudes of the Indian Investors – An Empirical Study” published in the Asian Economic and Financial Review (ISSN No.: 2305-2147) in April, 2015, Volume 5, No. 4, P 601-623 [20 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation). [ABDC C]  
  • Paper entitled “Risk Attitudes of the Listed Indian Financial Companies: A Prospect Theory Perspective” published in the Rajagiri Management Journal (ISSN No.: 0972-9968) in December, 2014, Volume 8, No. 2, P 41-56. 
  • Paper entitled “Integration and Dynamic Linkages of the Indian Stock Market with BRIC – An Empirical Study” published in the Asian Economic and Financial Review (ISSN No.: 2305-2147) in June, 2014, Volume 4, No. 6, P 715-731 [36 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation). [ABDC C]
  • Paper entitled “Stock Market-Driven Factors Of Investors’ Sentiment – A Review Of The Stylized Facts” published in the European Journal of Business and Management (ISSN No.: 2222-1905) in June, 2014, Volume 6, No. 17, P 208-217 [3 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).   
  • Paper entitled “Volume Determinants of Cash Segments of the Indian Stock Market – A Critical Assessment” published in the International Journal of Finance and Accounting (ISSN No.: 2168-4812) in April, 2014, Volume 3, No. 2, P 102-111.
  • Paper entitled “Successful Implementation of Quality Circles in an Indian Maharatna Unit – The Driving Factors” published in the Decision (Springer) (ISSN No.: 0304-0941) in April, 2014, Volume 41, No. 1, P 33-50 [4 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Paper entitled “Driving Role of Institutional Investors in the Indian Stock Market in Short and Long-run – An Empirical Study” Published in the International Journal of Business, Economics and Management (IJBEM) (ISSN No.: 2312-5772) in April, 2014, Vol. 1, No. 6, P 72-87 [4 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Paper entitled “QCs’ Effectiveness Factors in Public & Private Enterprises in India” Published in the The Indian Journal of Industrial Relations-A review of economic and social development (ISSN No.: 0019-5286) in April, 2014, Vol. 49, No. 4, P 603-617. [ABDC C] [ABS 1 (2015)]
  • Paper entitled “Driving Factors Behind FII Flows – A Literature Review From The Indian Stock Market” published in the Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities (ISSN No.: 2250-1665) in February, 2014, Volume 4, No. 2, P 147-165 [3 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).  
  • Paper entitled “The Integration of Indian and SAARC Stock Markets – An Empirical Study” published in the Indian Journal of Commerce & Management Studies (ISSN No.: 2249-0310) in January, 2014, Volume V, Issue 1, P 09-17 [2 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Paper entitled “India’s Integration and Dynamic Linkages with World Emerging Economies and the US – Opportunities for Portfolio Diversification” published in the International Research Journal of Finance and Economics (IRJFE) (ISSN No.: 1450-2887) in December, 2013, Issue 117, P 225-245 [5 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation). [SCOPUS Indexed (H index – 14)]  
  • Paper entitled “BRIC and US Integration and Dynamic Linkages – An Empirical Study for International Diversification Strategy” Published in the Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business (IJCRB) (ISSN No.: 2073 7122) in November, 2013, Vol. 5, No. 7, P 536-563 [18 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation). [ABDC C]
  • Paper entitled “The Influence of Macroeconomic Variables on Indian Stock Markets – An Empirical Study” published in the Asian Journal Of Research In Banking And Finance (AJRBF) (ISSN No.: 2249-7323 [Online]) in January, 2013, Vol. 3, No. 1, P 1-25 [3 Citation till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation). 
  • Paper entitled “Long-Run and Short-Run Relationships between BSE SENSEX and Macroeconomic Variables” published in the International Research Journal of Finance and Economics (IRJFE) [SCOPUS Indexed (H index – 19)] (ISSN No.: 1450-2887) in August, 2012, Issue 95, P 135-150 [37 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Paper entitled “FIIs And Indian Stock Markets – Emerging Issues From A Literature Review Post-2000” published in the IEM International Journal of Management & Technology (IEMIJMT) (ISSN No.: 2296-6611) in January, 2012, Vol. 2, No. 1, P 38-49.
  • Paper entitled “Carbon Accounting Challenges in India – Some Practical Issues” published in The Management Accountant (ISSN No.: 0972-3528) in January, 2012, Vol. 47, No. 1, P 91-94 and 108 [1 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Paper entitled “The Influencing Factors on Cash Turnover of National Stock Exchange – An Empirical Study” published in The Management Accountant (ISSN No.: 0972-3528) in November 2011, Vol. 46, No. 11, P 1055-1062 [2 Citations till date] (refer Google Scholar Citation).
  • Paper entitled “QCs’ effectiveness in selected industrial enterprises in West Bengal” Published in the The Indian Journal of Industrial Relations-A review of economic and social development (ISSN No.: 0019-5286) in April 2011, Vol. 46, No.4, P 672-684. [ABDC C] [ABS 1 (2015)]
     

Books:

  •  Book entitled “Effectiveness of Problem-Solving Groups – The Quality Circle Way” is published by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany in July, 2014 (ISBN No.: 978-3-659-56244-0). 

Conferences:

  • Paper entitled “The Stability of Dividends and Its Predictability: A Cross-Country Analysis” presented in ICBMG 2019 during November 18-20, 2019 at The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
  • Paper entitled “Investor`s Protection, Legal Origin, Economic Development and the Time -Varying Predictors of Corporate Cash Holdings? A Cross-country Study” presented at the meeting of the World Finance & Banking Symposium – New Delhi, December 19th-21st, 2019.
  • Paper entitled “Progenitors of Firm-risk? A Bi-country Study” presented at the meeting of the World Finance & Banking Symposium – New Delhi, December 19th-21st, 2019.
  • Paper entitled “Determinants of Indian Firm’s Risk-Play – A Structural Equation Modelling Approach” presented in IFC 2018 in IIM C in December 2018.
  • Paper entitled “Revisiting capital structure-performance relationship: A Firm-level panel analysis of Developed and Frontier Economies” presented in IFC 2018 in IIM C in December 2018.
  • Paper entitled “Behavioral Implications of Market Anomaly and Operating Risk-Return Association – An Emerging Country Context” accepted for presentation in World Finance Conference in Mauritius in July 2018. 
  • Presented the Paper entitled “Revisiting Bowman’s paradox in accounting risk and return: new Indian evidence” in the ICFMCF 2017 in IIT KGP in 7-8th July 2017.
  • Paper entitled “Partial volatility anomaly in accounting risk and return: new Indian evidence” accepted (but couldn’t go) for presentation in the Joint Conference of the Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance (Europe) and the Academy of Behavioral Finance and Economics 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany, 16-17 March 2017. 
  • Presented the Paper entitled “Risk-Attitudes of the CNX NIFTY Companies – A Prospect Theory Perspective” in the 13th International Accounting Conference organized by the Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation (IAARF) in collaboration with Deloitte India in CRNN, University of Calcutta, Kolkata on 7th-8th January, 2017.
  • Paper entitled “FIIs, MFs and Indian Stock Markets – A Relationship Study” accepted for presentation in the 11th International Accounting Conference organized by the Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation (IAARF) in collaboration with Deloitte and Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (EIILM) in Crystal Hall, Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata on 5th-6th January, 2013.
  • Presented the Paper entitled “FIIs And Indian Stock Markets – Emerging Issues From A Literature Review Post-2000” in the 2nd International Conference (IEMCON 2012) organized by the Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM), Kolkata in collaboration with IEEE in the Science City Auditorium, Kolkata on 17th–18th January, 2012 (Awarded ‘Best Paper – 3rd Rank’ Award).
  • Presented the Paper entitled “Carbon Accounting Challenges in India – Some Practical Issues” in the 34th All India Accounting Conference & International Seminar on Accounting Education & Research organized by the ABST of Rajasthan University, Jaipur in collaboration with AIAA on 17th-18th December, 2011 in Rajasthan University, Jaipur.    
  • Presented the Paper entitled “The Sustainable Dynamism of National Stock Exchange – The Influencing Factors – An Empirical Study” in the 1st International Conference (SPSITM 2011) organized by the Institute of Engineering and Management (IEM), Kolkata in collaboration with IEEE in the Science City Auditorium, Kolkata on 5th-6th January, 2011. 
     

Others:

  • Supervising Ph.D. students in ‘Management’ under the West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT), Kolkata, West Bengal. [One Working (as the main guide)]
  • Supervising Ph.D. students in ‘Management’ under the University of Calcutta (C.U.), Kolkata, West Bengal. [One Working (as a Co-guide)]
  • Worked as a Team Member under an ILO Project on ‘Employee Voice in Indian SMEs’ (July-Dec., 2013).
  • Worked as an Examiner of a Thesis under Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan in 2014.   
  • Working as an Associate Editor in the ‘Practical Ideas in Economics and Finance (PIEF)’ Journal of the International Association of Academic Research, Israel.
  • Working as a Reviewer in the ‘Asia-Pacific Finance and Accounting Review (AFAR)’ Journal of the Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi, India.
  • Working as a Reviewer in IIMB Management Review (IMR) of Elsevier.
  • Working as a Reviewer in Qualitative Research in Financial Markets and International Journal of Emerging Markets of Emerald.
  • Working as a Reviewer in the Vilakshan Journal of XIMB, XUB.
  • Working as an Ad-hoc Reviewer in the International Journal of Emerging Markets.
  • Working as an external member in a Ph.D. Committee in Goa University 

 

Experience

Academics (Appx. 20 years)