Ramana Sonti

Associate Professor of Finance (Practice)

Email Ramana_Sonti@isb.edu


I am currently a clinical Associate Professor in the Finance area. At ISB, I have taught various courses such as Corporate finance, Investment Analysis, Options & Futures, Advanced Portfolio Management, Value investing, Investing in private equity, Capital raising strategies in corporations, Econometrics, Theory of Finance etc. I have also taught at Tulane University and BITS PIlani -- Hyderabad campus.

My research interests include corporate governance, institutional investment behaviour, and links between financial and product markets. I have published research in leading journals such as Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Markets, The Accounting Review etc. My current interests are at the intersection of Economics and Deep Learning.

I earned my Ph D (Finance and Econometrics) degree from Michigan State University, my PGDM from IIM Bangalore, preceded by a B.Tech from NIT Warangal.



  • 2016 - Present: Clinical Associate Professor, Indian School of Business
  • 2014 - 2016: Associate Professor of Finance, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad
  • 2009 - 2014: Associate Professor (Practice), Indian School of Business
  • 2006 - 2009: Assistant Professor of Finance, Indian School of Business
  • 2003 - 2005: Assistant Professor of Finance, Tulane University
  • 2002 - 2003: Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Tulane University
  • 2001 - 2002: Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Kent State University
  • 1996 - 2000: Graduate Assistant, Michigan State University


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