Puneet Prakash

PhD (Georgia State University Atlanta)

Associate Professor, Department of Industrial & Management Engineering

Research Interest



  • PhD, Georgia State University Atlanta, USA, 2005
  • Masters in International Business (IIFT, New Delhi), 1998
  • M.Sc. (5-year Integrated) in Mathematics (IIT, Kanpur), 1992



  • Equity issue-specific versus broad regulatory protections against expropriation risk: International evidence from SEOs (joint with Manu Gupta and Nanda Rangan), Journal of International Money and Finance, 2013, 35:146-166.

  • Information Embedded in Directors and Officers Insurance Purchases, (joint with Manu Gupta), Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice, 2012, 37(3), 429 – 451.

  • Risk-taking and performance of public insurers: An international comparison, (joint with L. Paige Fields and Manu Gupta) Journal of Risk and Insurance,2012, 79(4), 931-962.

  • Governance and Shareholder Response to Chief Risk Officer Appointments, (joint with Manu Gupta and Nanda Rangan) Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice, 2012, 37:108-124.

  • Performance reversals and attitudes towards risk in the Venture Capital (VC) market, (joint with Oghenovo Obrimah) Journal of Economics and Business 2010, 62, 537-561.


  • Recipient, Dean's Competitive Summer Research Grant, School of Business at VCU, Summer of 2006, 2007, 2011.

  • Member – Editorial Board, International Journal of Engineering and Industries.

  • Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure at VCU, Richmond, VA, USA.

  • Recipient – Endowed scholarship as a doctoral student at GSU, Atlanta, USA.



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