Sravani Bharandev

Ph.D. (IIT, Mumbai)

Areas of Expertise

Behavioural Finance, AI and ML for Finance, Corporate Finance and Investment analysis and Portfolio Management.

Sravani Bharandev

Profile & History

Sravani Bharandev is an Assistant Professor at the Goa Institute of Management. 
She is a Ph.D. from Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. She also holds MBA degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. She has more than four years of experience in teaching. Previously, she worked as an Assistant Professor at School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies and Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies. During her Ph.D. she received the prestigious SJMSOM endowment fellowship. 

Her research work is broadly in the area of Behavioural Finance, Investment decision making and Emerging markets finance. Her research focuses on understanding reasons for various stock market anomalies. She is also interested in studying how behavioural biases can influence the investment decisions of the individual investors. Her research is published in journals of international repute. She presented papers in various national and international conferences.
Her teaching interest includes Behavioural Finance, AI and ML for Finance, Corporate Finance and Investment analysis and Portfolio Management.


•    Bharandev, S., & Rao, S. N. (2021). “Does The Association Between Abnormal Trading Volumes And Historical Prices Explain Disposition Effect?” Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, 28(1), 141-151.(ABS-2). doi:
•    Bharandev, S. and Rao, S.N. (2020), “Disposition effect at the market level: evidence from Indian stock Market”, Review of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 12 No. 2, pp. 69-82. (ABDC-B) doi:


•    Sravani Bharandev & S N Rao (2022) “Momentum and 52-week high Investing” is accepted for presentation to be held in World Finance Conference in Turin, August 1st – 3rd, 2022.
•    Sravani Bharandev & S N Rao (2019) “Is there an association between abnormal trading volumes and 52-week high and low prices?” 1st Annual Capital Markets Conference, NISM, India, November 21- 22nd 2019. (this paper was also presented at India Finance Conference, 2019 held at IIM Ahmedabad on 19th -21st December, 2019)
•    Rao, S. N., & Bharandev, S. (2017). Empirical Study of Behavioural Biases in the Indian Stock Market. International Conference on Research and Business Sustainability (ICRBS), IIT Roorkee, India, December 16-17th 2017. (this paper was also presented at 27th Annual Conference of Multinational Finance Society held, in virtual mode, on June 28-July 1, 2020)
•    Presented a paper “Logistics Planning during Natural Disaster” at ICHL2013: An International Conference on Humanitarian Logistics, organized by IIM Raipur on 2nd - 3rd December, 2013.

Papers under review

•    “Momentum and 52-Week High Investing in Indian stock market.” with S N Rao, Managerial Finance 
•    “Anchoring and Disposition Effect leading to Momentum in Indian Stock Markets.” with S N Rao, Studies in Economics and Finance Working Paper 
•    “Anchoring and disposition effect interact to explain momentum profits: Evidence from Indian Markets.” with S N Rao