Admissions 2020

Department of Commerce

Dr. Sruthi N. R.

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

Email-ID : sruthi@rajagiri.edu

Sruthi NR holds Ph.D. in Commerce from Department of Commerce, Pondicherry University. Her doctoral thesis is on the topic Financial Fragility of Emerging Economies and Equity Market Contagion: The Role of Investor Induced Contagion in the Global Financial Crisis”. She completed her Master’s degree in Commerce with specialisation Finance from Christ College, Irinjalakkuda and Master’s in Business Administration from Pondicherry University in Distance education mode. She has qualified NET-JRF in the year 2011. Before joining Ph.D., Sruthi started her career as Finance Associate at Affiliated Computer Services of India Pvt. Ltd, A Xerox Company, An ACS SEZ Unit. After completing Ph. D. as a full-time scholar, Sruthi worked as faculty in the School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kerala. She has published her research works in three Scopus Indexed Journals. She has also presented her works in international and national conferences in IIT’s, IIM, and IISc. She has attended numerous Workshops and Trainings programs.

  • Ph.D. from Pondicherry University (2020)
  • UGC NET, JRF in Commerce (2011)
  • M.com Finance from Christ College, Irinjalakkuda, Kerala (2012)
  • MBA Finance from Pondicherry University (2014) (Distance Education)
  • B. Com Finance from St. Josephs College, Irinjalakkuda, Kerala (2010)
  • Guest Lecturer in School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) from December 2018 to April 2019.
  • Ph.D. as a full-time scholar from 2013 to 2018
  • Finance Associate at Affiliated Computer Services of India Pvt. Ltd, A Xerox Company, An ACS SEZ Unit from September 2012 to July 2013.

Teaching:

  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Security analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Managerial Economics

Research:

  • Financial Contagion
  • Secondary Data Analysis
  • “Cascading effect of Contagion in Indian Stock Market: Evidence from Reachable Stocks”. IIMB Management Review. Volume 29, No 4, December 2017, pp 235-244 (Elsevier, ABDC index ‘B’) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iimb.2017.09.001. ISSN 0970-3896.
  • “Diffusion of crisis signals across the world: Evidence from Subprime crisis of 2008-09”. International Journal of Emerging Markets. Volume 13, No 2, March 2018, pp 410-430 (Emerald, ABDC index ‘B’). DOI 10.1108/IJoEM-04-2017-0113. ISSN 1746-8809.
  • “Investigating liquidity constraints as a channel of contagion: a regime switching approach”. Financial Innovation. Volume 6, No 24, May 2020, pp 1-21 (Springer) https://doi.org/10.1186/s40854-020-00185-2. ISSN 2199-4730.
  • Presented a paper titled “Emerging Trends in Banking sector-Challenges and Opportunities” in a National Seminar on Banking Divergence – Challenges and Solutions organized by the Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management Studies, Sri C Achutha Menon Government College, Kuttanellur and sponsored by the Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala on 21-22 February, 2012.
  • Presented a paper titled “Green Banking” in the National Level Seminar on “The Global Market and the Emerging Trends in Financial Services” organized by ET Club and The Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management Studies, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth on 6-7 March, 2012.
  • Presented a paper titled “Contagion effect in Indian Economy: Evidence from Accessible stocks”- The Fourth India Finance Conference 2014, Dec 17-19. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, India.
  • Presented a paper titled “Diffusion of crisis signals across the world: Evidence from Subprime crisis of 2008-09.”- Management Doctoral Colloquium and VGSoM Scholars’ Day (MDC & VRS, 2016) February 10-11, 2016. Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India.
  • Presented a paper titled “Do Macro Fundamentals or Investors Behavior Matter Contagion: Evidence from Subprime crisis of 2008-09”- International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance (ICFMCF 2016), August 12-13, 2016. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai, India.
  • Presented a paper titled “Liquidity constraints a channel of contagion: A Regime-Switching approach” - 16th Consortium of Students in Management Research (COSMAR 16), 11-12 November, 2016. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India.
  • Presented a paper titled “Financial contagion on Indian Reachable stocks: A Regime-Switching Approach” – 4th Management Doctoral Colloquium and VGSoM Research Scholars’ Day (MDC & VRS, 2018) March 14-15, 2018. Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India.
  • Participated in the State Level Seminar on “Innovations in Micro Finance” organized by Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Christ College, Irinjalakuda on 25th January, 2011.
  • Participated in an “Author Workshop” organized by Springer and Ananda Rangapillai Library, Pondicherry University on 6th February, 2014.
  • Participated in the Continuing Education Program on “Improving the Quality of Research and making Mid-Course Corrections” organized by the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India on 25th to 29th March, 2014.
  • Participated in a Faculty Development Programme on “Commodity Futures Market in India” conducted by Department of Commerce (UGC-SAP-DRS-II), School of Management, Pondicherry University on 11th and 12th September 2014.
  • Participated in the “4th Indian Finance Conference 2014” conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore from 17 to 19 December, 2014.
  • Participated a Two day National Workshop on “Research Methods & Quantitative Techniques” organized by Department of Economics, Pondicherry University on 27th and 28th February, 2015.
  • Participated a National Workshop on “Research Methodology and Basic Econometric Applications” conducted by the Department of Economics, Central University of Tamil Nadu on 2-7 March, 2015.
  • Participated in a Three day National Level Workshop on “Data Analysis in Management- Econometrics” organized by Department of Management Studies, School of Management, Pondicherry University on 26-28 June, 2015.
  • Participated in a Workshop on URKUND (Plagiarism detection tool provided by INFLIBNET) organized by Ananda Rangapillai Library, Pondicherry University in collaboration with INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat on 28th October, 2015.
  • Participated in a Three day National Level Workshop on “Econometrics” organized by Department of Management Studies, School of Management, Pondicherry University on 8-10 January, 2016.
  • Participated in a Five day National Level Workshop on “Econometrics tools for Business Research” organized by Department of Management Studies, School of Management, Pondicherry University on 19-23 June, 2017.
  • Achieved “Best Paper Award” in Management Doctoral Colloquium and VGSOM Scholars Day, February 10-11, 2016 (MDC & VRS, 2016), conducted by Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India on presenting a paper titled “Diffusion of crisis signals across the world: Evidence from Subprime crisis of 2008-09”.

Software Skills:

  • SPSS
  • EVIEWS
  • STATA
  • MS-Office

Access knowledge on databases:

  • PROWESS
  • Bloomberg