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.
Since 2018, Suman has been the secretary of BAFA-SEAG (British Accounting and Finance Association- South East Area Group) and also since 2021, a member of the executive committee of BAFA.
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. Here is short video of my research activities.
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
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.
Research on Covid-19:
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Some selected publications in Indian peer reviewed journals (past):
Egwuonwu, Ambrose and Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2021) Stock co-movement and governance bundles: does the quality of national governance moderate this relationship? International Journal of Finance and Economics . ISSN 1099-1158 (Published online first)
Nandy, Monomita and Lodh, Suman and Kaur, Jaskaran and Wang, Jin (2020) Impact of directorsu2019 networks on corporate social responsibility: a cross country study. International Review of Financial Analysis . ISSN 1057-5219 (Published online first)
Nandy, Monomita and Lodh, Suman and Tang, Audrey (2020) Lessons from COVID-19 and a resilience model for higher education. Industry and Higher Education . ISSN 0950-4222 (Published online first)
Nandy, Monomita and Lodh, Suman and Wang, Jin and Kaur, Jaskaran (2020) Does lobbying of firms complement executive networks in determining executive compensation? International Journal of Finance and Economics . ISSN 1099-1158 (Published online first)
Nandy, Monomita and Marocchi, Giovanni and Lodh, Suman and Corradini, Alessandro (2020) The comprehensive environmental management model in post-Covid19 era. Journal of Business and Management Studies , 1 (1). pp. 1-15. (Published online first)
Mentoring and Coaching Hub (MCHub) of MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) Norway: Individual Coaching Impact Evalation (2018-21) with Haddock-Miller, J. et al.-£58k
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