Dr. Suman Lodh has joined the business school in 2012. He received his PhD in applied economics from the University of Bergamo, Italy. 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 teaching experience in India at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and work experince in industry.
Suman is the Treasurer and a member of the Executive Trustees of British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) (2021-present) and has been the Secretary (2018-2021) of BAFA-SEAG (British Accounting and Finance Association- South East Area Group).
He has published in highly ranked international journals including Journal of Business Ethics, 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 is best known for his teaching in Econometrics at postgraduate and PhD level. However, he also has taught a range of modules including corproate finance, accounting theory, corporate social responsibility and business management in emerging markets at various levels. Below are the details:
Doctoral Student Supervision:
Supervised to completion
Tung Le: Momentum trading and investor sentiment (2022).
Samirah Jugoo: Corporate governance and investment fund performance (2022).
Current PhD students
Suman's research interests include Financial Econometrics, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Earnings Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Industrial Organizations (including knowledge spillovers), Foreign Direct Investment, Emerging Markets and Banking.
He has held position of independent reviewer for a number of PhD thesis.
Happy to speak to media.
Published on UK Parliament Website:
Research on Covid-19:
Selected working Paper:
Contribution to Books:
Some selected publications other peer reviewed journals (past):
Roberts, Lee and Nandy, Monomita and Hassan, Abeer and Lodh, Suman and Elamer, Ahmed A. (2022) Corporate accountability towards species extinction protection: insights from ecologically forward-thinking companies. Journal of Business Ethics , 178 (3). pp. 571-595. ISSN 0167-4544
Owen, Robyn and Lodh, Suman and Anwar, Osman and Plekhanov, Sergei (2022) Policy briefing: Exploring external finance to build back better a green UK SME economy. Other. Enterprise Research Centre.
Owen, Robyn and Lodh, Suman and Anwar, Osman and Plekhanov, Sergei (2022) Exploring external finance to build back better a green UK SME economy. Project Report. Enterprise Research Centre.
Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita and Kaur, Jaskaran (2022) Influence of governance bundles and directors' social capital on cash holding in foreign cross-listed firms. International Journal of Finance & Economics . ISSN 1076-9307 (Published online first)
Mustafa, Fairouz and Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita and Kumar, Vikas (2022) Coupling of cryptocurrency trading with the sustainable environmental goals: is it on the cards? Business Strategy and the Environment , 31 (3). pp. 1152-1168. ISSN 0964-4733
Mentoring and Coaching Hub (MCHub) of MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) Norway: Individual Coaching Impact Evalation (2018-21) with Haddock-Miller, J. et al.-£58k
Guest Lectures/ Seminars: