Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Shailesh J. Mehta, School of Management
IIT Bombay
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S.V.D. Nageswara Rao

Professor
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Phone: (+91-22) 2576 7789
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Email: sonti[AT]som.iitb.ac.in

Education

  • Fellow, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, India.
  • B.Tech. (Mech. Engg) from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets.

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Management
  • International Finance.

Positions Held

Academic

Visiting Faculty at

  • IIM, Ahmedabad
  • NITIE, Mumbai
  • Indian Institute of Capital Markets, Mumbai
  • S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
  • T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal

Industry

  • Member of the International Advisory Council, Global Finance Forum, Switzerland.
  • Member of the Banking and Finance Committee, Indian Merchants Chamber, Bombay.
  • Senior Analyst with ICRA Ltd., New Delhi. Advised a team of analysts on valuation of equity shares of 8 PSUs referred to ICRA by the Disinvestment Commission, Government of India.
  • Consultant to ICRA Ltd., New Delhi.

Awards

  • Received the "Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) Best Thesis Proposal Award", and the "FPM Alumni Research Grant".

Publications

Refereed Journals (Published/Accepted)

  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, "Response of Stock Prices to Macroeconomic Events" Finance India, Vol. XI, No. 4, Dec. 1997.
  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, "Impact of Macroeconomic Events on Stock Price Behaviour", Management and Accounting Research, Jul-Sep. 1997.
  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, "Money Market", Chartered Accountant, July 1997.

Refereed Conferences

  • Leena Srivastava, and S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, “The Value of Mutual Fund Rankings: Evidence from India” presented at the “12th Asia Pacific Management Conference”, organized by School of Management (SOM), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand, November 17 – 19, 2006.
  • Vishnu S. Ramachandran, and S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, “Modeling Debt Contract Terms” presented at the “12th Asia Pacific Management Conference”, organized by School of Management (SOM), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand, November 17 – 19, 2006.
  • Vishnu S. Ramachandran, and S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, “New Security Issue Choice” presented at the “Second International Conference on Business, Management, and Economics”, Izmir, Turkey, June 15 – 18, 2006.
  • Vishnu S. Ramachandran, and S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, “Determinants of Aggregate Debt Structure”, presented at the “Conference on Research in Finance and Accounting” organized by IIM, Lucknow on March 17 & 18, 2005.
  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, and Vishnu S. Ramachandran, “Response of Stock Prices and Volumes to Bond Rating Changes: The Indian Evidence”, presented at the “International Conference on Business and Finance” organized by ICFAI University, and Philadelphia University at Hyderabad, December 27 - 28, 2004.
  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, Leena Srivastava, and Vishnu S. Ramachandran, “Single and Multi Criteria Ranking of Mutual Fund Schemes”, presented at the “Capital Markets Conference 2004” organized by Indian Institute of Capital Markets (Formerly UTI Institute of Capital Markets), Vashi, Navi Mumbai, December 20 - 21, 2004
  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, Vishnu S. Ramachandran, “Empirical Testing of Asset Pricing Models in India Stock Markets”, presented at the “Conference on Finance and Economics” organized by ICFAI Business School, Bangalore, November 26 - 27, 2004.
  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, Vishnu S. Ramachandran, “Stock Returns and Macro Variables: The Indian Evidence”, presented at the “Conference on Finance and Economics” organized by ICFAI Business School, Bangalore, November 26 - 27, 2004.
  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, “Response of Stock Prices to Policy Announcements: Indian Experience”, presented at the “Capital Markets Conference 1997” organized by the Indian Institute of Capital Markets (Formerly UTI Institute of Capital Markets), Vashi, Navi Mumbai, December 26-27, 1997.

Training Programmes (MDPs)

Conducted about 30 short and long duration training programmes / management development programmes (MDPs) for participants from Reliance Industries Ltd., Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL), Tata Power, Intel India Ltd., SAP India Ltd., Tata Teleservices Ltd., Tecnimont ICB Pvt. Ltd., Ashok Leyland Ltd., Sterlite Industries Ltd. (Vedanta Plc.), Marico Industries Ltd., Larsen and Toubro (L & T) Ltd.

Graduate Students

Current Ph.D. Students

  • Leena Srivastava, SOM, IIT Bombay (Since December 2003)
  • Abhijit Phadnis, SOM, IIT Bombay (Since December 2003)
  • Sanjay Kumar Thakur, SOM, IIT Bombay (Since July 2004)
  • Ruchi Chojer, SOM, IIT Bombay (Since July 2004)
  • Sangeeta Makhija, SOM, IIT Bombay (Since July 2004)
  • Mangesh Tayde, SOM, IIT Bombay (Since July 2005)
  • U. Sreejith, SOM, IIT Bombay (Since January 2007)

Graduated Ph.D. Students

  • Vishnu S. Ramachandra (2007), Thesis titled "Analyzing the Determinants of Corporate Debt Structure and its Impact on Firm Performance in the Indian Context".