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PUNAM PRASAD

FACULTY ASSOCIATE

Area:

Finance

B. Com (Hons)

Biography

  • Punam Prasad is a doctoral candidate from Indian Institute of Management Ranchi with specialization in the area of Accounting and Finance. Her thesis is titled “Three Research Themes in Working Capital Management”.  Prior to that she has completed her Executive PGDM (PGEXP) from IIM Ranchi and B. Com (Hons) from Daulat Ram College, Delhi University. She has approx. nine years of industry experience in managerial cadre (Religare Securities Ltd. and Max Life Insurance Ltd.). During her work tenure she was awarded for being the best and outstanding product manager in Pan India at Religare Securities Ltd. in the year 2011.

Teaching

  • Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Control, Business Valuation, Financial Statement and Analysis

Research

  • Working Capital Management and Corporate Governance

Publications

    Peer reviewed journal articles

    2019

  • Prasad, P., Sivasankaran, N., Saravanan, P. & Kannadhasan, M. (2019). Does corporate governance influence the working capital management of firms: evidence from India. International Journal of Corporate Governance, Vol. 10(1), pp.42-80. https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJCG.2019.098039.ABDC-B 
  • Prasad, P., Sivasankaran, N., Paul, S., Chattopadhyay, S. & Saravanan, P. (2019). Review of literature on working capital management and future research agenda. Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 33 (3), pp.827–861. https://doi.org/10.1111/joes.12299. ABDC-B
  • Prasad, P., Sivasankaran, N., Paul, S. & Kannadhasan, M. (2019).  Measuring impact of working capital efficiency on financial performance of a firm: an alternative approach. Journal of Indian Business Research, Vol. 11(1), pp.75-94. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIBR-02-2018-005610.1504/IJCG.2019.098039 .ABDC-C
  • Prasad, P., Sivasankaran, N. & Shukla, A. (2019). Impact of deviation from target working capital on firm profitability: evidence from India. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management. Accepted ABDC-B

Conferences and Workshops

    Conferences Paper Presentation:

  • 6th PAN IIM Conference 2018  held at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (presented  the  paper : Impact of deviation from optimal working capital on firm profitability: evidence from India)
  • 18th COSMAR 2018  held at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (presented  the  paper : A study on the determinants of capital structure : evidence from Indian firms)
  • ICRTESM 2018  held at Hyderabad (presented  the  paper : Return on Net Working Capital(RONWC) – a direct outcome measure of working capital efficiency of firms)
  • IRC 2017 International Research Conferences (IRC 2017) held at JBIMS Mumbai (presented  the  paper : An Empirical test on Return on Net Working Capital as a direct profitability measure of working capital management of Indian firms)
  • Workshops attended:

  • Pre- Conference Workshop on Structural Equation Modelling held on 12th December, 2018 at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  • Workshop on Financial Econometrics organized by The Financial Research and Trading Laboratory and Indian Finance Association from April 29th – April 30th, 2017 held at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  • Workshop on Empirical Finance and Accounting Research organized by The Financial Research and Trading Laboratory and Indian Finance Association from May 1st – May 9th , 2017 held at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  • Workshop on Research Methods from May 22nd-May 26th , 2017 held at Indian Institute of Management Ranchi
  • Workshop on Young Managers at Work organized by Religare Securities Ltd.  in February 2010
  • Workshop on Passion to Succeed at Religare organized by Religare Securities Ltd. in November 2010

Awards

  • Received the Certificate of Appreciation for Best and Outstanding Product Manager in Pan India December 2011.

Media Coverage

  • Not Applicable