Candidates on Job Market

Ankit Jain
Area of specialisation: Accounting
Email: ankit_jain@isb.edu
Education: 
Doctoral Candidate, Accounting, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India      
Bachelor of Technology, (Metallurgy) Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India

Professional Experience:
Associate with the Fixed Income Division, Nomura, Mumbai
Analyst with the Quantitative Technique team, HSBC, Bangalore
Financial Analyst with the Structured Finance team at Byte Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
 Candidate, Accounting, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India 
Job Market Paper: 
Disclosure Tone and Short-Selling Pressure: Evidence from Regulation-SHO

Working Papers and Work in Progress:
Does Greater R&D Qualitative Disclosure Provide Information about Firm Profitability?, with Sanjay Kallapur (ISB) and Pratik Goel (IESEG)
Effect of Investor Sophistication on Disclosure Tone, with Shyam V. Sunder (University of Arizona) and Hariom Manchiraju (ISB)
Demand Curves for Stocks Do Not Slope Downwards: Evidence Using an Exogenous Supply Shock, with Ramabhadran S. Thirumalai (ISB) and Prasanna Tantri (ISB)
How Do Retail Investors Impact Derivative Markets? Evidence from a Policy Experiment, with Vikas Agarwal (Georgia State University), Prasanna Tantri (ISB) and Mrinal Mishra (Swiss Finance Institute)

 
Honors and Awards:
Grant of $ 7,500 from the NSE-NYU Stern Initiative for the Study of Indian Capital Markets (with Vikas Agarwal, Prasanna Tantri, and Mrinal Mishra)
Canara Bank Award for Best Paper, IMR Doctoral Conference 2015, IIM Bangalore

 
 

Nishant Agarwal
Area of specialisation: Accounting
Email: nishant_agarwal@isb.edu
Education: 
Doctoral Candidate, Accounting, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India      
MBA, Finance, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
Bachelor of Engineering, Delhi College of Engineering

Professional Experience:
Manager, Risk Modeling, American Express
Manager, Strategy, Unitech Developers
Software Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services
 Candidate, Accounting, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India 
Job Market Paper: 
Information Overload, Investment Efficiency and Integrated Reporting

Working Papers and Work in Progress:
Volunteering for Smoke and Mirrors? A Study of the Voluntary Adoption of Accounting Standards, with Ranjani Krishnan, Michigan State University, and Luke Weiler, Michigan State University
Mandatory Adoption of IFRS and Stock Price Delay, with Shyam V. Sunder, Arizona State University, and Bhavya Singhvi, ISB
Mandatory Adoption of IFRS and Quality and Pricing of Special Items, with Hariom Manchiraju, ISB and Neerav Nagar, IIM Ahmedabad
Exogenous Information Shock and Dividend Payouts: Evidence from IFRS Adoption, with Arkaja Chakraverty, ISB
Product Market Competition and Cost Behaviour: Evidence from Competition Act of India, with Ranjani Krishnan, Michigan State University, and Martin Holzhacker, Michigan State University
Cost Behaviour under Demand and Price Uncertainties, with Sanjay Kallapur, ISB
Integrated Thinking in Managers: Experimental Evidence from Integrated Reporting, with Ranjani Krishnan, Michigan State University, and Bhavya Singhvi, ISB
 
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