Prof. (Dr.) Pankaj Gupta

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. (DBRAU, Agra), MBA (UP Technical University), FPM (IIM Indore)

Dr. Pankaj Gupta is Fellow of Indian Institute of Management Indore in Finance & Accounting Area. His thesis entitled “Tunneling and Propping: Indian Evidence” explored different ways of expropriation of public shareholders and emphasizes the importance of corporate governance mechanism in restricting “tunneling” and “propping” behaviour of group firms. His research interests include Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Accounting and Risk Management. He has several papers and cases underway for publications in the journals of repute. 


His research articles published in Asian Journal of Accounting and Governance, Global Business Review, and Theoretical Economics Letters. He has presented his research work in several national and international conferences – India Finance Conference (2014, 2018, 2019), TAPMI-CSU International Conference in Finance (2015); EBES Conference Venice (2015), and Paris Financial Management Conference (2017). He is the recipient of BSE Investor Protection Best Proposal Award for presenting his thesis topic in doctoral colloquium at TAPMI-CSU International Conference in Finance. He has also attended several workshops in his domain area held at IIM Indore, IIM Ahmedabad, ISB Hyderabad. His teaching interests are in the following areas:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Analysis, Valuation, and Corporate Restructuring
  • Investment Banking
  • Financial Economics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Options, Futures, and Derivatives
  • Risk Management – Corporate Risk Management; Financial Risk Management; Cases in Risk Management


Dr. Gupta is student member of Institute of Actuaries of India. Apart from academic activities he likes spending time in jogging, playing football/cricket and reading newspapers.