B. V. Phani

Fellow in Management (IIM Calcutta)

Professor, Finance and Entrepreneurship:Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (DIME)
Dean Resources & Alumni (DoRA): Office of Resources and Alumni (R&A)
Coordinator: Syndicate Bank Entrepreneurship Research and Training Center (SBERTC)
Faculty in-charge: Motwani Incubator & Accelerator (MIA)
Chairman: Investment Committee (IC)
Faculty Coordinator, Entrepreneurship Cell (E Cell)

Specialization


Research Interest

 

Education

  • PhD, 1995-2003 IIM Calcutta
    Thesis Title:Insider Ownership, Corporate Governance and Corporate Performance (An Empirical study of Indian Manufacturing Sector 1989-2000)
    Thesis Supervisor:Prof. N Ramachandran
  • BE (Mech), 1982-86, MVSR Engineering College, Osmania University

  • Financial Management

  • Security Analysis Derivatives and Portfolio Management

  • Commercial Banking Risk Management and Risk Modeling

  • Accounting for Management

  • Financial Intermediaries

  • Financial Institutions and Regulators

  • Corporate Finance

  • Financial Modeling

  • Management of Financial Services

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Fundamentals of Futures and Options

  • Entrepreneurial Finance

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Market Microstructure

  • Ghosh, C., Hilliard, J., Petrova, M. and Phani, B. V., 2016. Economic Consequences of Deregulation: Evidence from the Removal of Shareholder Voting Cap in Indian Banks. Journal of Banking and Finance, In Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2016.06.004

  • Tracy, W. M., Markovitch, D. G., Peters, L. S., Phani, B. V. and Philip, D., 2016. Algorithmic Representations of Managerial Search Behavior. Computational Economics, In Press. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10614-015-9559-7

  • Katti, S. and Phani, B.V., 2016. Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings: A Literature Review. Universal Journal of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 35-52.

  • Katti, S. and Phani, B.V., 2016. Influence of Group Diversification on the Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings. Journal of International Finance and Economics, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 47-60.

  • Katti, S. and Phani, B.V., 2015. The Effect of Business Group Affiliation on the Pricing of New Equity Issues. The International Journal of Management and Business, Vol. 6 Issue 2, pp. 14-30.

  • Katti, S. and Phani, B.V., 2015. Underwriter’s Discretion and Pricing of Initial Public Offerings. International Journal of Business Management and Economics Research, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 107-122.

  • Markovitch, D. G., Huang, D., Peters, L., Phani, B. V., Philip, D. and Tracy, W., 2014. Escalation of Commitment in Entrepreneurship-minded Groups. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 302-323.

  • Phani, B. V., Bala, C. and Raghav, V., “Quest for Efficient Option Pricing Prediction model using Machine Learning Techniques” International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2011, San Jose, California, July 31 - August 5, 2011.

  • Saranga, H. and Phani, B. V., 2009. Determinants of Operational Efficiencies in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry. International transactions in operational research, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 109-130.

  • Ghosh, C., Harding, J. and Phani, B. V., 2008. Does Liberalization Reduce Agency Costs? Evidence from the Indian Banking Sector. Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 405-419.

  • Patibandla, M. and Phani, B. V., 2002. Market Reforms and Industrial Productivity. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 37, Issue 1, pp. 59-64.

  • Phani, B.V. and Bhattacharyya, Asish K., 2000. Economic Value Added - a General Perspective. Decision, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pp. 25-55.

Finance Domain

  • Seth, Gaurav, Verma, Naval Bharti, Phani, B. V. and Katti, Supriya, “Do Banks Shift Asset Portfolios in Compliance to Global Capital Adequacy Regulations? : Evidence from India” presented at IFABS 2016, Barcelona, Spain, June 1-3, 2016.

  • Katti, Supriya and Phani, B. V., “Influence of Group Diversification on the Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings” presented at the Spring Conference of International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) 2016, Orlando, March 20-22, 2016.

  • Katti, Supriya and Phani, B. V., “Monitoring by Institutional Investors and its Influence on Equity Issue” presented at NSE-IGIDR-CG Conference 2016, Mumbai, January 21-22, 2016.

  • Agrawal, Ridhima and Phani, B. V., “Valuation of Technology Start-up Companies” presented at 6th International Doctoral Consortium (IDC) 2016, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, June 8-10, 2016.

  • Katti, Supriya and Phani, B. V., “Validation of Certification Hypothesis in Indian IPO Market” presented at the World Finance and Banking Symposium 2014, Singapore, December 12-13, 2014.

  • Katti, Supriya and Phani, B. V., “The Effect of Business Group Affiliation and Diversification on the Pricing of New Equity Issues” presented at 18th International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB) Conference 2014, Rome, Italy, September 17-19, 2014.

  • Phani, B. V., Thomsen, Steen, Katti, Supriya, “Board Structure and Ethnicity-A Exploratory Study on the Board Composition in India” presented at Center for Corporate Governance 2014, Copenhagen Business School, May 23, 2014.

  • Katti, Supriya and Phani, B. V., “Ownership Structure and Premium of Qualified Institutional Placements (QIP)” presented at the India Finance Conference 2013, IIM Ahmadabad, December 18-20, 2013.

  • Kunal and Phani, B. V., “Shades of FDI Capital, Business Group Affiliation and Excess Value Creation in Indian Economy” presented at IV World Finance Conference 2013, Cyprus, July 1-3, 2013.

  • Katti, Supriya and Phani, B. V., “Underwriter Reputation, Regulatory Constraint and IPO Underpricing: Testing of Certification Hypothesis in Indian Market” presented at India Finance Conference 2012, IIM Calcutta, December 19-21, 2012.

  • Katti, Supriya and Phani, B. V., “Business Group, Diversification and IPO Under Pricing” presented at COSMAR 2012, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, November 16-17, 2012.

  • Phani, B. V., Ghosh, C. and Hilliard, J., “Exogenous Change in Distribution of Voting Rights and Firm Value: An Analysis of Voting Cap in Indian Banks” presented at III World Finance Conference 2012, Rio de Janeiro, July 2-4, 2012.

Entrepreneurship Domain

  • Markovitch, D., Peters, L., Phani, B. V., Phillip, D. and Tracy, W., “Managerial Search: An Empirical Inquiry” presented at Academy of Management Conference 2012, Boston, August 3-7, 2012.

  • Phani, B. V., “ Incubation Models in the Indian Ecosystem” presented at NUS-Stanford Roundtable, Innovative Models for Start-Up Incubation in Asia 2012, Singapore, December 6-7, 2012.

  • Phani, B. V., Bala, C. and Raghav, V., “Quest for Efficient Option Pricing Prediction model using Machine Learning Techniques” presented at International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2011, San Jose, California, July 31 - August 5, 2011.

  • Markovitch, D., Peters, L., Phani, B. V., Phillip, D. and Tracy, W., “Hill Climbing vs. Goal Oriented Simulated Annealing: An Empirical Enquiry into How Managers Search” presented at Academy of Management Conference 2011, San Antonio, August 12-16, 2011.

Finance Domain

  • Katti Supriya & B V Phani, "Underwriter Reputation, Regulatory Constraint and IPO Underpricing: Testing of Certification Hypothesis in Indian Market"

  • Katti Supriya & B V Phani, " Business Group, Diversification and IPO Underpricing"

  • Katti Supriya & B V Phani, "A Review of Role of Exogenous and Endogenous Factors in IPO Underpricing"

  • Katti Supriya & B V Phani, 2013, "Regulatory Price, Premium and Performance of Qualified Institutional Placements (QIP) in India"

  • Katti Supriya & B V Phani, 2013, "Underwriter Reputation, Regulatory Constraint and Underpricing: Testing of Certification Hypothesis in Indian IPO Market"

  • Kunal & B.V. Phani, 2013, "Selective Intervention Policy towards Foreign Direct Investment and its Impact on the Economy-An Empirical Investigation of Indian Firms and Markets"

Entrepreneurship Domain

  • Markovitch, D., Peters, L., Phani, B.V., Philip, D., and Tracy, W., "The impact of entrepreneurial proclivity on choice in an escalation of commitment dilemma"

  • Markovitch, D., Peters, L., Phani, B.V., and Philip, D., "Do Entrepreneurial Intentions Predict Investment in an Escalation of Commitment Dilemma?"

  • Electronics and ICT Academy catering to Delhi, Chandigarh, Haryana Punjab and UP sponsored and funded by DEITY under MCIT, GOI with Prof. Amey Karkare of CSE Department.

  • Syndicate Bank Entrepreneurship Research and Training Center (SBERTC), sponsored and funded by Syndicate Bank.

  • Feb 2004-Feb 2005, Assistant Professor, Finance Group, IIM Calcutta

  • Feb 2005-April 2009, Assistant Professor, IME Dept, IIT Kanpur

  • April 2009- 2015, Associate Professor, IME Dept, IIT Kanpur

  • Dec 91-95, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Blue Chip Info Tech (BCIT) Ltd

  • Convener, Endowment Committee

  • Member, Institute Research and Development Council (IRDC)

  • Member, Industry Collaboration Advisory Group (ICAG)

  • Member, Core Committee, 4i Lab

  • Faculty Coordinator, Entrepreneurship Cell

Board Positions

  • 2014-Till Date Member, Working Group for Development of Innovation and IP in ESDM Sector, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology (MCIT), GoI

  • 2014-Till Date Member, Advisory-cum-Monitoring Committee of the Biotech Park, Lucknow, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), GoI

Conference Positions

  • 2009-Till Date Chair Annual Global Conference on Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation (AGCETI)

  • 2008 Co-Chair National Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights, 25th Feb to 29th Feb 2008, IIT Kanpur.

Editorial Responsibilities

  • 2008-Till Date Area Editor Management Review, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

  • 2008-Till Date Member Editorial Review Board, Decision, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

  • 2007-Till Date Reviewer Annual Eastern Finance Association Meetings

Academic

  • 2014, Best Young Scholar Paper Award, IAMB, Rome, Italy, Sep 17-19,"The Effect of Business Group Affiliation and Diversification on the Pricing of New Equity Issues" Supriya Katti & B V Phani

  • 2011, Most promising paper award – Academy of Management, San Antonio 2011 – "Hill Climbing vs. Goal Oriented Simulated Annealing: An empirical enquiry into how managers search", Tracy, W., Markovitch, D., Peters, L., Phani, B.V., and Philip, D.

  • 2012, Embedded and Critical Systems Award - Innovation Awards, 22 November 2012, London – for TrackSafe: Decision Support System to Enhance Safety of Railway Track Workers – part of Bombardier Transportation project jointly funded by ISTP Canada, Bombardier, and GITA India – team of Loutfy, R., Sood, P., Phani, B.V., and Philip, D.

  • 2003, National Stock Exchange Research Initiative award for Research

  • 2001, Copenhagen Business School's, Aage & Yelva Nimb Foundation award, for doctoral research.

  • 2000, PD Agarwal-TCI award of doctoral research

  • 1999, London Business School's A.V. Birla award for doctoral research

Professional

  • 2011, National Award for Best Technology Incubator along with a cash award

  • 2010-2014, Entrepreneur in Residence, Walter G Booth School of Engineering Practice, Mc Master University, Canada

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