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 has been the Secretary (2018-2021) of BAFA-SEAG (British Accounting and Finance Association- South East Area Group) and also the Treasurer and a member of the Executive Trustee of British Accounting adn Finance Association (2021-present).
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. 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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Contribution to Books:
Some selected publications in Indian peer reviewed journals (past):
Hassan, Abeer and Elamer, Ahmed A. and Lodh, Suman and Roberts, Lee and Nandy, Monomita (2021) The future of non-financial businesses reporting: learning from the Covid-19 pandemic. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management , 28 (4). pp. 1231-1240. ISSN 1535-3958
Nandy, Monomita and Lodh, Suman and Wang, Jin and Kaur, Jaskaran (2021) Does lobbying of firms complement executive networks in determining executive compensation? International Journal of Finance and Economics , 26 (3). pp. 4137-4162. ISSN 1076-9307
Chaney, Paul and Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2021) How does culture impinge upon managers' demeanor of earnings management? Evidence from cross-country analysis. The International Journal of Accounting . ISSN 1094-4060 (Published online first)
Roberts, Lee and Nandy, Monomita and Hassan, Abeer and Lodh, Suman and Elamer, Ahmed A. (2021) Corporate accountability towards species extinction protection: insights from ecologically forward-thinking companies. Journal of Business Ethics . pp. 1-25. ISSN 0167-4544 (Published online first)
Chaney, Paul K and Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2021) A reply to the discussion of “How does culture impinge upon managers’ demeanor of earnings management? Evidence from cross-country analysis”. The International Journal of Accounting . ISSN 1094-4060
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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