Suman Saurabh

PhD (IIM Ahmedabad)

Assistant Professor of Finance, Department of Industrial & Management Engineering


Research Interest



  • Fellow (equivalent to Ph.D.), IIM Ahmedabad, 2012-2018
  • Master of Business Economics, University of Delhi, 2010-2012
  • Bachelor of Technology, Electrical Engineering, IIT(BHU) Varanasi, 2003-2007



  • “Investor Sentiment and Open Market Repurchases” (with Ajay Pandey and Joshy Jacob)

  • “Foreign Institutional Investors, Controlling Shareholders and Market Timing: Evidence from India” (with Imran Haque and Shradha Bindal)


  • “Shareholder Tax Incentives and Dividend Policy: Evidence from a new tax rule in India”

  • "CEO Overconfidence and Repurchases Quality" (with Ajay Pandey and Joshy Jacob)


  • Midwest Finance Association (MFA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2017 [CA]

  • International conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance (ICFMCF), Kharagpur, 2017

  • International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence (ICADABAI), Ahmedabad, 2017

  • India Finance Conference (IFC), Ahmedabad, 2016

  • Emerging Markets Finance Conference (EMFC), Mumbai, 2016 [CA]


Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Corporate Finance, Derivative Contracts


  • MBA601A (Accounting and Finance), 2018-19, IIT Kanpur

  • MBA772A (Derivative Contracts), 2018-19, IIT Kanpur

  • MBA776A (Mergers and Acquisitions), 2018-19, IIT Kanpur

  • MBA775A (Advanced Corporate Finance), 2018-19, IIT Kanpur

  • MBA771A (Securities Analysis and Portfolio Management), 2018-19, IIT Kanpur

  • Teaching Assistant for Prof. Jayanth Rama Varma, “Bitcoin and Blockchain”, 2016-17, IIM Ahmedabad


  • Game Theory and Mechanism Design, National Mathematics Initiative Workshop, IISc Bangalore (2016)

  • FiDA 2014, National Workshop on Financial Data Analytics, C R Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Hyderabad (2014)

  • Global Financial Crisis: Causes, Responses, and Lessons, IIMA Society Conference, Ahmedabad (2014)


  • Program Co-Chair, International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance (ICFMCF), Kanpur, 2018

  • Session Chair, India Finance Conference, 2016

  • Reviewer, Qualitative Research in Financial Markets (QRFM)


Member, Academy of Economics and Finance, USA 



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