I am Assistant Professor in Finance and Accounting area at the Vinod Gupta School of Management of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (West Bengal, India).
Earlier between July 2012 and October 2014, I was Post-doctoral Fellow (Postdoc) in finance working with Prof. M. Thenmozhi at the Department of Management Studies of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras at Chennai, India.
In November 2011, I received my Ph.D. on Behavioral Finance from the Department of Commerce & Business Studies of Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), New Delhi, India working with my advisor Dr. Ravinder Kumar.
From July 2010 - June 2012, I was working as Academic Associate in Finance and Control Area at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Karnataka.
My major research interests are in financial economics (behavioral finance, asset pricing, economics of derivatives) and individual decision making under risk and uncertainty (prospect theory, risk preferences, irrationality). I do both theoretical and empirical work and am currently also involved in experimental work.
Prior to and during the doctoral studies, I earned my degrees in Accounting, Commerce, and Business Management with major in Finance. My undergraduate degree in Commerce with Honors in Accounting is from Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga, Bihar, India.