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 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:
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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.
Papers Under Review
Mandatory audit rotation in the UK (2017), The International Journal of Accounting, with Nandy, M. and Jarvis, R (Under Review)
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Conference participation (Past):
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
Lodh, Suman and Nandy, Monomita (2017) The impact of international financial reporting standards adoption on earnings management: evidence from EU countries. In: Understanding Bankruptcy: Global Issues, Perspectives and Challenges. Ekanem, Ignatius U. , ed. Nova Science. (Accepted/In press)
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. ISSN 0020-7063
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. ISSN 0964-8410
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