Department of Finance
Rama Seth is a Visiting Professor of Finance at the Copenhagen Business School and Professor (on Leave) in the Finance and Control Department at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. She earned her PhD at Columbia University in New York City, and has served at leading international policy-making bodies such as the Federal Reserve Bank, The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Bank for International Settlements, and the United Nations. She has been selected for the 2018 IP 50 Women in Education Leaders Award.
Prof. Seth has over 25 peer-reviewed publications in journals including Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, and Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. She also has 13 book chapters to her credit. She brings a deep understanding of effective financial and economic policies at the global, national, and firm level.
She has conducted very successful Management Programs for all levels of Officers of several organizations with excellent and consistent feedback. Her program delivery has led to repeated requests from HR agencies of the companies whose executives have attended her programs.
Primary research areas
Empirical Corporate Finance
Banks and Financial Institutions
Private Equity and Venture Capital
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PhD theses, Term papers (all levels)
Other teaching activities
Central Bank Target Rates and Term Structure of Interest Rates: A Study of Six Asian country, (Forthcoming), Anoop Rai, Rama Seth and Nancy White, IIM Management Review.
Allocation to Anchor Investors, Underpricing, and the After Market Performance of IPOs (2018), Rama Seth, S. R. Vishwanatha and D. Prasad, Financial Management, doi:10.1111/fima.12210, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/fima.12210
Behavioural Finance: A Re-Examination of Prospect Theory (2017), Rama Seth and Bobbur Abhilash Chowdary , “Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol.7, No. 5. http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=77795
Effect of Financial Development on the Transmission of Monetary Policy (2017), Rama Seth and Vaanchita Kalyaraman, Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol.7, No.4. http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=76867
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