Dr. Suman Lodh has joined the business school in 2012. Prior to joining Middlesex, he has held a visiting scholar position at the Lally School of Management and Technology, RPI (USA) for a year and engaged in a large research project. He also held academic position at the University of Surrey. He attended workshops by David M. Drukkar (STATA Corp.) and Badi Baltagi (Syracuse University, USA). He has several years of industry and teaching experience in India at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
He received his PhD in applied economics from the University of Bergamo, Italy.
He has published in highly ranked international journals including the Corporate Governance: An International Review, International Review of Financial Analysis as well as in Industrial and Corporate Change. His research works have been presented in a number of highly rated American and European conferences including the prestigious American Accounting Association Annual Conference and European Accounting Association Annual Conference. He serves as an ad-hoc referee of several top-ranked academic journals.
Suman's research interests include financial econometrics, corporate finance, corporate governance, earnings management, industrial organization (including knowledge spillovers), emerging markets and banking.
He is currently supervising 2 PhD students. He has held position of independent reviewer of a number of PhD thesis. He has also supervised a number of MSc dissertations.
Contribution to a Book:
Selected working papers:
Some selected publications in Indian peer reviewed journals:
Selected Conferences (Paper presentation):
Braam, Geert and Nandy, Monomita and Weitzel, Utz and Lodh, Suman (2015) Accrual-based and real earnings management and political connections. The International Journal of Accounting, 50 (2). pp. 111-141. (Published online first)
Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita and Chen, Jean (2014) Innovation and family ownership: empirical evidence from India. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 22 (1). pp. 4-23.
Lodh, Suman and Battaggion, Maria Rosa (2014) Technological breadth and depth of knowledge in innovation: the role of mergers and acquisitions in biotech. Industrial and Corporate Change .
Nandy, Monomita and Lodh, Suman (2012) Do banks value the eco-friendliness of firms in their corporate lending decision? Some empirical evidence. International Review of Financial Analysis, 25 . pp. 83-93. ISSN 1057-5219
External member of panel (undergraduate programme validation): Ulster University, Ireland.
Member of Editorial Board: Business Perspective and Research (Sage Publication, ISSN: 22785337)