Nagpurnanand R. Prabhala
Finance Department Chair & Professor
Dr. Prabhala's primary research interest is in the area of empirical corporate finance. Within this field, he has written on several topics including self-selection, event studies, payout policy, executive compensation, financial fraud, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, and IPOs. His more recent research focuses on using spatial methods to understand product market and mutual fund competition, on financial intermediation including monetary transmission, bank runs, creditor rights, banking for the unbanked, and bank financing of small firms, and on robo-advising for individual investors. Dr. Prabhala has previously taught at Yale School of Management, Indian School of Business, NUS Singapore, and has been research head at CAFRAL, Reserve Bank of India.