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Arunima Haldar

Associate Professor, Finance and Economics

Deputy Chairperson, Fellow Programme and Research (FPR)

Arunima Haldar holds a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. She has over 16 years of experience with academic institutions as a core faculty in finance. She has passionately followed her research interests in corporate finance, corporate governance and gender in management.

She has made significant intellectual contributions to renowned journal publications and conference presentations. Her research work has been recognised through various accomplishments and awards, including Outstanding Paper, Best Faculty Research, and Global Innovation, at varied academic and institutional platforms.

In addition to pursuing research enthusiastically, she also holds membership on editorial boards of leading finance journals and reviews their publications offering critical feedback.

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EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Ph.D., 2014

Focus: Corporate Finance

Title: An empirical analysis of corporate governance practices in India

Banasthali University

MBA, 2006

SRCC, Delhi University

BCom (H.), 2004

  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Corporate Governance

    Gender in Management

    Corporate Finance

  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    Beloskar, V.D., Haldar, A., Gupta, A., (2023). Gender equality and women’s empowerment: A bibliometric review of the literature on SDG 5 through the management lens, Journal of Business Research,172. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2023.114442

    Beloskar, V. D., Haldar, A., & Rao, S. V. D. N. (2023). Socially responsible investments: A retrospective review and future research agenda. Business Strategy and the Environment, 32(7) 1– 20. Wiley Online. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.3396

    Kumar, S., Pandey, N., Haldar, A. (2020). Twenty years of Public Management Review (PMR): A bibliometric overview. Public Management Review, 22(12), 1-21. Taylor & Francis Online. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14719037.2020.1721122

    Baker, D. H. K., Pandey, N., Kumar, S., Haldar, A., (2019). A bibliometric analysis of board diversity: Current status, development, and future research directions. Journal of Business Research, 108, 232-246. Science Direct. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.11.025

    Haldar, A., Rao, S. N., & Momaya, K. S. (2016). Can flexibility in corporate governance enhance international competitiveness? Evidence from knowledge-based industries in India. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, 17, 389-402.Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40171-016-0135-3

    Link to Google Scholar

  • CONFERENCES

    Haldar, A. (Author & Presenter), “Institutional Investors: The Reluctant Activist or Enthusiastic Contributor”, Third SEBI-NISM Research Conference 2022, National Institute of Securities Markets, February 25, 2022

    Datta, S. (Author & Presenter), Shah, S. (Author), Haldar, A. (Author), 79th Academy of Management and Annual Meeting Program, “Tokenism or realism? Gender inclusion lens for corporate boards & ownership structure in India,” Boston. (August 11, 2019).

    Haldar A. (Author), Datta S. (Author & Presenter), and Shah S. (Author), “Role of Human and Social Capital in Appointment of Women on Corporate Boards in India.” Proc. of 3rd Annual Conference of Aston India Center for Applied Research, August 2019, Birmingham

    Datta, S. (Author & Presenter), Haldar, A. (Author & Presenter), Shah, S. (Author & Presenter), EURAM 2019, “Does ownership structure drive women representation on corporate boards – evidence from India,” Lisbon. (June 26, 2019)

  • PERIODICALS

  • COURSES

    Masters-Level

    Financial Accounting (2013 onwards)

    Corporate Governance (2018 onwards)

    Business Research Methodology (2013 onwards)

    Masters Level Thesis (2023 onwards)

    Doctoral-Level

    Seminar Course on Corporate Finance (2023 onwards)

    Academic Writing and Publication (2023 onwards)

    Workshop Course on Mixed Method in Management Research (2022 onwards)

    Workshop on understanding the Research Ecosystem and Creating an Impact (2023 onwards)

  • AWARDS & HONOURS

    Scholarship/Research

    Best Paper Award for Innovative Research in 3rd Conference organised by Aston India Centre for Applied Research held at Aston University, Birmingham, England in 2019.

    Global Innovation Award “Writing with Integrity”, conferred by Turnitin. (November 2017).

    Best Faculty Research Output Award, NMIMS. (April 2015).

    Outstanding Paper Award, Indian Institute of Capital Markets. (2014).

    Outstanding Paper Award, Indian Institute of Capital Markets. (December 2013).

    Honorable mention, Second Annual General Business Conference, SHSU, Texas, USA. (April 2010).

    Gold Medal, Banasthali University. (2006).

    University Scholarship, Banasthali University. (2006).

    Teaching

    University Grants Commission’s Senior Research Fellowship (2010-2013).

    University Grants Commission’s Junior Research Fellowship (2008-2010).

    National Eligibility Test, University Grants Commission. (Dec 2006, June 2007).

  • WORK EXPERIENCE

    Academic Faculty

    S. P. Jain Institute Of Management & Research (2015-Now)

    January 2024 – till date- Associate Professor, Finance

    October 2015- December 2023 – Assistant Professor, Finance

    Administrative Assignments, S. P. Jain Institute Of Management & Research (2023-Now)

    2023 – Deputy Programme Chairperson, Fellow Programme & Research (FPR)

    NMIMS

    July 2013 – October 2015– Assistant Professor, Finance

    Banasthali University

    July 2006 –July 2008 – Lecturer, Finance

  • CONSULTING

    Government, National Foundation of Corporate Governance (set up by Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India). (March 2016 – July 2017).

  • MDPS/FDPS

    Conducted a Pre-conference workshop on Bibliometrics Analysis at KJ Somaiya’s 16th SGMC Global Marketing conference, April 2021.

    Management/Executive Development, SPJIMR, 15 participants. (June 7, 2018 – June 8, 2018).

    Conducted a Paper Development Workshop at 17th Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management 2017, Delhi Technological University, Dec 12, 2017.

    Workshop, GLOGIFT 2017, Delhi Technical University. (December 2017).

    Conducted FDP on “Finance Using Excel” at Faculty of Management Studies, Banasthali University, August 2013. Received a certificate of appreciation for conducting an excellent FDP.

  • PRESS & MEDIA

    Haldar A. (2020). Review of The 5Gs of Family Business: Sustainability Mantras through Case Studies by Walter Vieira and Mita Dixit. MoneyLife.
    https://www.moneylife.in/article/the-5gs-of-family-business-sustainability-mantras-through-case-studies/61442.html

    https://mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com/others/sunday-read/house-of-cards/articleshow/70930350.cms

  • BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

  • EDITORIAL POSITIONS

    Associate Editor, International Journal of Organization Analysis. (2024 onwards)

    Associate Editor, International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness. (2021 onwards).

  • REVIEWER EXPERIENCE (SELECT)

    Journal of Business Ethics (Springer)

    British Journal of Management (Wiley)

    Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management

    Journal of Small Business Management (Taylor and Francis)

    Psychology of women quarterly (Sage)

    Research contribution towards UN Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality

    Beloskar, V.D., Haldar, A., Gupta, A., (2023). Gender equality and women’s empowerment: A bibliometric review of the literature on SDG 5 through the management lens, Journal of Business Research,172. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2023.114442

    Baker, D. H. K., Pandey, N., Kumar, S., Haldar, A., (2019). A bibliometric analysis of board diversity: Current status, development, and future research directions. Journal of Business Research, 108, 232-246. Science Direct. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.11.025

    Haldar, A., Datta, S., Shah, S. (2020). Tokenism or realism? Gender inclusion in corporate boards. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 39(6), 707-725. Emerald Insight. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/edi-04-2019-0126

    Abhyudaya and ADMAP, SPJIMR.

  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    Lifetime Member, Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management. (2014 – Present).

  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    Technical Committee member, 3rd SEBI-NISM Research Conference on “Investing in Recovery: Challenges and Opportunities for Indian Securities Markets”. To be held on 24-25 February 2022.

    Technical Committee member, 4th International Conference on “Financial Markets & Corporate Finance” SJMSOM, IIT, Bombay, to be held on July 7-9, 2022.

    Speaker, National webinar on Corporate Governance and Business Ethics, Banasthali Vidyapith, March 2021.

    Speaker, Nuts and Bolts of Collaborative Research, SPRING, SPJIMR, March 2021.

    Speaker, Corporate Governance at Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, December 2020.

    Resource person, Research Writing Workshop, Mindshare India, December 2020

    Panel Member / Judge, Global Innovation Award conferred by Turnitin for consecutive three years (2018 -2020).

    Chaired the panel discussion on “Driving research excellence through critical thinking and original writing” at Academic and Research Integrity Conclave 2018, Turnitin, May 2018.

    Technical Committee Member, IIT Kanpur, 3rd International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance, Industrial and Management Engineering. (2018).

    Program Coordinator, IJGBC Paper Development Workshop, Delhi, Delhi. (July 2017 – December 2017).

    Technical Committee Member, IIT Kharagpur, International conference on financial markets and corporate finance, Kharagpur, West Bengal. (January 2017 – July 2017).

    International Scientific Committee Member, Virtus Global Center for Corporate Governance, International conference on Corporate Governance: Research, Practices, Reforms, and Regulations, Rome. (May 2016).

    International Scientific Committee Member, Virtus Global Center for Corporate Governance, International conference on Corporate Governance, Accounting and Audit: Crisis Challenges. (November 2015).

    International Scientific Committee Member, Virtus Global Center for Corporate Governance, International conference on Corporate and Institutional Innovations in Finance and Governance, Paris. (May 2015).

    Trainer, Banasthali University on FDP on Finance using excel. (August 2013).

    Organizing Committee, 1st International Conference on Management of Intellectual Property and Strategy, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay, Mumbai. (February 2, 2012 – February 5, 2012).

  • CONTRACTS, GRANTS AND SPONSORED RESEARCH

    Fellowship

    Haldar, A. (Principal), “Senior Research Fellowship,” Sponsored by University Grants Commission, Federal. (July 2010 – June 2013).

    Haldar, A. (Principal), “Junior Research Fellowship,” Sponsored by University Grants Commission, Federal. (July 2008 – June 2010).

    Grant

    Haldar, A. (Principal), “Role of Independent Directors: Evidence from India,” Private, $9,426.00. (January 1, 2016 – July 1, 2017).

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