Sriniwas Mahapatro

FPM student, Accounting Department, Indian School of Business

Year of Entry: 2019


Indian School of Business
Gachibowli, Hyderabad, India – 500111

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Sriniwas is a fourth-year doctoral student in Accounting at the Indian School of Business. His research interests include study of accounting-based banking regulation and debt repayment behaviour of firms. He is also interested in studying the role of auditors in debt contracting. He has 10 years of working experience in the Banking and Financial services industry and has served in various capacities in Corporate banking, Investment banking, and Risk management  prior to joining the Doctoral program.  


Bachelor of Technology, NIT Rourkela

MBA (Finance), Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

Research Interests

Banking regulation, Debt contracting, Auditing, Bankruptcy laws, Related party description


  • Presented paper at JAAF India Symposium (2021), Southern Finance Association (2021), IGIDR conference (2021), New Zealand Finance meeting (2021), IBBI IIMA conference (2022), European accounting association annual congress (2022)
  • Research cited in the Annual Economic Survey of India, 2021 (Volume I – Section 7.35), published by Ministry of Finance, Government of India


  • “Indirect evergreening using related parties: Evidence from India” with Nishant Kashyap and Prasanna Tantri. Forthcoming at “Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis”