Overview

Professor Kumar received his Ph.D. in Finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to that he did M.S. from the Indian Statistical Institute (Calcutta, India), and B. Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur, India). His research interests include benchmarking of funds using spatial methods, analyzing market structure in the asset management industry, and its relation to anomalies, and predicting returns in various asset classes. He has published his research in the leading scholarly journal, Review of Financial Studies, and has presented his papers in conferences, such as the American Finance Association. More details about his research can be found at https://sites.google.com/view/nitinkumar.

Education

  • Ph D (Finance), Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, USA 2013
  • MS , Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India 2006
  • B.Tech , Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India 2002

Research

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