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Subrata Sarkar  

 

 

Education :

Ph.D. (Economics), University of Southern California, 1992.

 

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Research Interests:

Applied Econometrics, Corporate Finance and Governance, Productivity and Efficiency Studies, Risk Modeling.

 

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  • Corporate Governance in India (with Jayati Sarkar), Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2012.
  • Ownership and Firm Performance (with Jayati Sarkar), in The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India, Kaushik Basu (ed.), Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2012.
  • “Partial Privatization and Bank Performance: Evidence from India,” (with Rudra Sensarma), Journal of Financial Economic Policy, Vol. 2(4), 2010, 276-306,
  • “Multiple Board Appointments and Firm Performance in Emerging Economies: Evidence from India,” (with Jayati Sarkar), Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Vol. 17, April 2009, 271-293.
  • “Debt and Corporate Governance in Emerging Economies: Evidence from India,” (with Jayati Sarkar), Economics of Transition, Vol. 16(2), April 2008, 293-334.
  • “Board of Directors and Opportunistic Earnings Management: Evidence from India” (with Jayati Sarkar and Kaustav Sen, Pace University, New York), Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Vol. 23, No. 4, December 2008, 189-208.
  • “Deregulation, Ownership and Productivity Growth -- Evidence from Indian Banks,” (with Subal Kumbhakar), Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Vol. 35 (3), pp. 403-424, 2003.
  • “Large Shareholder Activism in Corporate Governance in Developing Countries: Evidence from India,” (with Jayati Sarkar), International Review of Finance, 1(3), September 2000.
  • “Does Ownership Always Matter? -- Evidence from the Indian Banking Industry,” (with Jayati Sarkar and Sumon Bhaumik), Journal of Comparative Economics, 26(2), 1998.
  • “Statistical Causality and Strategic Behavior in Industrial Markets,” (with Tom Gilligan), Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 7(2), 1998.
  • An Empirical Model of Name Ordering in Economics Publication (with Kunal Sengupta, University of Sydney).
  • Ownership Structure and Earnings Management in an Emerging Economy (with Jayati Sarkar, IGIDR, India and Kaustav Sen, Pace University, New York).
  • Board Independence, Controlling Shareholders’ Presence and Firm Value: Evidence from Family and Non-Family Controlled Firms in India (with Jayati Sarkar, IGIDR, India)
  • Constructing an Encompassing Corporate Governance Index for Listed Firms in India (with Jayati Sarkar, IGIDR, India and Kaustav Sen, Pace University, New York).
  • Audit Committee, Auditor Independence and Earnings Quality (with Jayati Sarkar, IGIDR, India and Kaustav Sen, Pace University, New York).
 
  • Taught Econometrics I and II since 1994 in the Institute. These are graduate level, compulsory courses, for the MA/MPhil/Phd courses at the Institute.
  • Taught International Finance and the Seminar Series course in Macroeconomics at the University of Sydney in the July-December semester, 2003.
  • Taught Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, Introductory Econometrics, and Introduction to Statistics for Economists at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, in the Summer 2000, 2002, 2003.