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 industry and teaching experience in India at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Currently he serves as the Secretary of BAFA-SEAG (British Accounting and Finance Association- South East Area Group).
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 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:
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 of a number of PhD thesis. He has also supervised a number of MSc dissertations in the areas mentioned above.
Research Activities: Research
Contribution to Books:
Some selected publications in Indian peer reviewed journals (past):
Chaney, Paul and Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2019) How does culture impinge upon managers' demeanor of earnings management? Evidence from cross-country analysis. The International Journal of Accounting . ISSN 1094-4060 (Accepted/In press)
Caporale, Guglielmo Maria and Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2018) How has the global financial crisis affected syndicated loan terms in emerging markets? Evidence from China. International Journal of Finance & Economics , 23 (4). pp. 478-491. ISSN 1076-9307
Artemenkov, Andrey and Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2018) Fair value in the professional valuation: concept and models. International Journal of Critical Accounting , 10 (6). pp. 427-446. ISSN 1757-9848
Caporale, Guglielmo Maria and Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2017) The performance of banks in the MENA region during the global financial crisis. Research in International Business and Finance , 42 . pp. 583-590. ISSN 0275-5319
Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2017) Gender inequality and disabled inclusivity in accounting higher education and profession during financial crisis. Industry and Higher Education , 31 (5). pp. 335-347. ISSN 0950-4222
Mentoring and Coaching Hub (MCHub) of MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) Norway: Individual Coaching Impact Evalation (2018-21).
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