Jitendra Aswani

Ph.D. Candidate in Business Economics, Fordham University


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I am a Ph.D. candidate at Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University.

Research Interests: Corporate Governance, Behavioral Finance, Empirical Corporate Finance, ESG & CSR, and Debt Markets.

I will be available for interviews at AFA Annual Meeting 2022.

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Email: jaswani@fordham.edu


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Group Identity and Agency Frictions: Evidence using Big Data

Media Coverage: Oxford Business Law Blog, BeingBrief.in, World Bank Blog

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Seminars: Stevens Institute of Technology, University of North Texas

Conferences: AFA 2021 (Doctoral Session), FMA 2020 (Ph.D. Consortium, Proposal), Royal Economic Society (RES) Annual Meeting 2021, Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC) 2020, The Econometric Society Meet 2021 (Asia), The Econometric Society Meet 2021 (North America), NEUDC 2021 (Schduled).

Are carbon emissions associated with stock returns?

(with Shivaram Rajgopal and Aneesh Raghunandan)

Current Version: September 2021

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Seminars: Ohio State University, University of Sydney, Monash University

Conferences: MIT Asia Conference in Accounting 2021, Ph.D. Symposium at University of Texas (Austin), FMA 2021 (Scheduled)

Three Aspects of Green Bonds

Current Version: August 2021

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Conferences: AFA 2022 (Doctoral Session), The Econometric Society Meeting 2021 (Winter School), CMI Field Workshop 2021, FMA 2021

Cost (and Unbenefit) of Conscious Capitalism

(with Alona Bilokha, Mingying Cheng, and Benjamin Cole)

Media Coverage: Columbia Law School (CLS) Blue Sky Blog, CalCorpLaw.com, The Active Investor Blog

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Conferences: AFA 2021 (Poster Session), FMA 2019, MFA 2021.

Impact of JOBS Act on M&As

(with Sudip Gupta, Iftekhar Hasan, and Anthony Saunders)

Media Coverage: Columbia Law School (CLS) Blue Sky Blog

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Conferences: MFA 2018, FMA 2018, Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (ABFC) 2018.

Tournament Culture and Corporate Misconduct: Evidence using Machine Learning

(with Franco Fiordelisi)

Media Coverage: Oxford Business Law Blog

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Conferences: FMA 2020, Financial Research Group (FRG) Field Workshop 2020.

How do Debt Markets React to Mandatory CSR? : Evidence using Indian Companies Act 2013

(with Iftekhar Hasan and N.K. Chidambaran)

Media Coverage: NSE White Paper Series

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Research Grant: NSE - NYU Stern research grant for studying Indian capital markets.

Conferences: New York University (NYU) - National Stock Exchange (NSE) Conference 2018, Global PhD Colloquium 2019, FMA 2020.


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