Research

Research Interests
  • Primary: Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Mergers and Acquisitions, Behavioral Finance, Financial Derivatives
  • Secondary: Machine Learning Applications in Finance

Publication

Dixit, B.K., Gupta, N. and Saurabh, S. (2020), “Dividend policy in India: reconciling theory and evidence”, Managerial Finance, Vol. 46 No. 11, pp. 1437-1453. https://doi.org/10.1108/MF-07-2019-0344


Working Papers
  • Financial Distress Prediction Using Machine Learning (with Paras Arora) [Under review]
  • Investor Sentiment and Open Market Repurchases (with Joshy Jacob and Ajay Pandey)
  • Estimation of Risk Aversion and Risk Premium in India (with Jay Gupta and Sachin Angural)
  • Foreign Institutional Investors, Controlling Shareholders and Market Timing: Evidence from India (with Imran Haque and Shradha Bindal) Link

Work-in-progress
  • Estimation of Overconfidence and Optimism among investors in India (with Jay Gupta and Sachin Angural)
  • Shareholder Tax Incentives and Dividend Policy: Evidence from India

Conference Presentations
  • Academy of Economics and Finance (AEF) Annual Conference, (2021)
  • India Finance Conference (IFC), (Ahmedabad, 2016, 2019)
  • Midwest Finance Association (MFA) Annual Meeting, (Chicago, 2017)*
  • Academy of Economics and Finance (AEF) Annual Conference, (Charleston, 2017)
  • International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance (ICFMCF) , (Kharagpur, 2017)
  • International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence (ICADABAI), (Ahmedabad, 2017)
  • Emerging Markets Finance Conference (EMFC), (Mumbai, 2016)*#

Conference Organized

Program Co-Convener for International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance (ICFMCF) , (Kanpur, 2018)


Workshops Attended
  • National Mathematics Initiative (NMI) workshop on Game Theory and Mechanism Design at IISc Bangalore (2016)
  • National Workshop on Financial Data Analytics (FiDA) at C R Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Hyderabad (2014)

Reviewer/Referee work
  • Qualitative Research in Financial Markets (QRFM)
  • Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers

Footnote:

  • (Presented by co-author);                 (Attended)
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