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IIM Calcutta hosted 11th India Finance Conference 2022

The 11th India Finance Conference held during 19-21 December, 2022 in the campus of IIM Calcutta


Kolkata, December 23, 2022:The 11th India Finance Conference held during 19-21 December, 2022 in the campus of IIM Calcutta, is a joint initiative of IIM Calcutta, IIM Bangalore and IIM Ahmedabad. This two-and-a-half-day conference preceded by a pre-conference tutorial on 18 December, 2022 was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Shri Shrikrishna Kulkarni - the Chairperson, BoG IIM Calcutta. The Guest of Honor, Shri Dinesh Kumar Khara (The Chairman, State Bank of India), delivered the opening speech for the event highlighting the growth and challenges of the banking sector. Prof. Manish Thakur, The Director (acting) and Dean NIER, IIM Calcutta welcomed the audience for the event and introduced the Chief Guest. The Chief Guest, in his speech, sensitized the audience about the need of financial inclusion. The inauguration ceremony was concluded with a word of thanks by the Secretary IFA, Prof. Sankarshan Basu and the President IFA, Prof. Ashok Banerjee.


The plenary talks were delivered by Professor Terrance Odean, Rudd Family Foundation Professor of Finance at the University of California, Berkeley (over zoom), Professor S.P. Kothari, Gordon Y Billard Professor of Accounting and Finance at MIT's Sloan School of Management (over zoom), Professor Sumit Agarwal, Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor of Finance at the National University of Singapore, and Professor Iftekhar Hasan, University Professor at Fordham University.


Spanning over two and a half days of activities, the conference covered as many as four plenary sessions and thirty-six technical sessions. In pre-lunch keynote sessions and pre and post-lunch parallel tracks scheduled for each day, a plethora of issues pertaining to multiple aspects of Finance were meticulously deliberated, discussed and debated by the speakers as well as the audience.


The conference witnessed a participation of nearly 150 delegates representing various academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, banks and other financial services. Several overseas participants from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australiahave participated and presented papers in the technical sessions. We had received excellent feedback and appreciation on the keynote sessions, and speakers. The award giving ceremony resulted ina cheerful and enjoyable evening as a total of eight cash awards were announcedfor top papers presented in the conference.



IFA top three papers


Bank Regulation and Supervision: A Symbiotic

Tirupam Goel


Self-Serving Fiduciaries?
Board Discretion in Resisting Takeover Bids

Sridhar Gogineni


Political Power-Sharing, Firm Entry, and Economic Growth:
Evidence from Multiple Elected Representatives

Arkodipta Sarkar


CFA top two papers


Role of Derivatives Market in Attenuating Underreaction toLeft-Tail Risk

Sumit Saurav


Theory of Active Risk Measure

Dipankar Mondal


CRISIL top three papers



Exchange Rate Volatility and Firm Foreign Currency Borrowings in Emerging Market Economies

Daitri Tiwary


The impact of duration of underperformance on Earnings management

Geeti Mishra


Bayesian Markov switching model for BRICS currencies’ exchange rates

Utkarsh Kumar

This11th India Finance Conference 2022 was sponsored by HDFC Bank (platinum sponsor), Bandhan Bank (silver sponsor), State Bank of India (silver sponsor) and Emerald publishing.

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