Since its inception in 1970, IFMR GSB’s mission has been focused on contributing to the growth and development efforts in India through research in various areas of Management. The emphasis of the PhD programme at IFMR GSB from its commencement has been on academic rigor, strong foundational knowledge, independent research and scholarship.
Under the aegis of Krea University with its pioneering vision of interwoven learning, critical thinking and interdisciplinary education, IFMR GSB offers an exciting and intellectually stimulating research environment.
At IFMR GSB, accomplished faculty work closely with PhD scholars as partners on a challenging and highly fulfilling academic journey. The PhD programme is uniquely designed to provide students the flexibility to explore their research interests independently in a wide variety of areas and hone them in a collaborative setting.
Through in-depth coursework combined with impactful research, the PhD programme at IFMR GSB is committed to training scholars who become thought leaders and teachers themselves. The alumni of the Ph.D. programme have assumed faculty positions in prestigious academic institutions as well as significant research engagements at think-tanks and corporates.
At IFMR GSB, be prepared to work hard and think harder but also be assured that you will be embarking on a meaningful, rewarding educational experience amidst a thriving academic community.
Vijaya C. Subramanian
Chairperson – PhD Progamme
|IFMR Graduate School of Business, Krea University|
|List of Ph.D. Alumni (1990-2019)*|
|S. No.||Name||Area||Title of Thesis||Year Awarded|
|1||N Chandrasekaran||Finance||Market Structure and Financial performance – A study of the Indian Cement Industry during 1971-86||1990|
|2||Sucharita Kumar||Finance||Corporate Behaviour in Raising Capital – A Study of the Indian Corporate Sector||1990|
|3||G Ramachandran||Finance||Behaviour of Share Prices – A Statistical Analysis||1991|
|4||K Lakshmi||Finance||Financial Performance of Diversified Companies – A strategic analysis||1991|
|5||Uma Subbaraman||Economics||Exchange Rate Economics: Micro Analysis of India’s Exchange Rate Experience||1994|
|6||S Manjula||Finance||Working Capital Management: A case study of fertilizer industry in India||1995|
|7||L V Ramana||Finance||Initial Public Offerings in India: Analysis of their performance and pricing||1997|
|8||R Meenakshi||Finance||Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India (An Analysis of its impact on the Economy and on the Corporate Sector)||1998|
|9||S K Shanthi||Economics||Economics of Public Debt: India’s experience (1960-61 to 1990-91)||1999|
|10||B Gayathri||Finance||Credit Risk Modeling of Hire Purchase Transaction||2001|
|11||S Vijayalakshmi||Finance||Agency Cost, Ownership Structure and Financial Policies in the Indian Corporate Sector||2002|
|12||C R Aravind||Finance||Financial Structure and value of the firm – An Empirical study of Indian firms in the post liberalisation period||2003|
|13||P R Ramakrishnan||Finance||Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring of Firms in India||2003|
|14||Ponmudi Vasudevan||Finance||Corporate diversification, financial policies and firm value: An empirical analysis of the Indian corporate sector||2008|
|15||C A Yoonus||Finance||Noise Trading Model – Evidence from the Indian Capital Market||2012|
|16||Surenderrao Komera||Finance||Essays on Capital Structure Choice and Corporate Bankruptcy||2014|
|17||Dilip Kumar||Finance||Volatility Estimation and Forecasting: A Study of the Unbiased Extreme Value Volatility Estimator||2015|
|18||Khanindra Ch. Das||Economics||Essays on Outward Foreign Direct Investment from Developing Countries.||2015|
|19||Swati Dutta||Economics||Poverty and Vulnerability Analysis in India: An Asset based Approach||2015|
|20||Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay||Economics||Interrelated Essays in Development Economics||2016|
|21||Praveen Bhagawan M||Finance||Corporate Risk Management: Empirical Evidence from Indian Non-Financial Firms||2016|
|22||Lakshmi Padmakumari||Finance||An investigation into the level dependence in the volatility of asset returns||2018|
|23||Parthajit Kayal||Finance||Modelling alternatives to market efficiency via excess volatility and mean reversion||2018|
|24||Lakshmi Viswanathan||Finance||An investigation into the empirical regularities of stock returns||2019|
|25||Santosh Kumar Dash||Economics||Three empirical essays on Inflation||2019|
|26||Muneer Shaik||Finance||Robust estimation of volatility using extreme values of asset prices||2019|
|* The Ph.D. degree was awarded by Madras University|