ABHILASH S NAIR

ABHILASH S NAIR

Associate Professor
Finance, Accounting & Control

04842415025

abhilash@iimk.ac.in

Abhilash has done his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. He has been a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. He is an Associate Professor in the Finance, Accounting and Control Area of Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode. Abhilash teaches courses on Corporate Finance, Valuation and Real Options and Project Finance. In 2011, he was conferred the Best Professor of Financial Management award by CMO CouncilTM Asia Pacific. His research interests are in asset pricing models, market micro structure and regulatory economics. He has published in international journals such as Applied Economics, Applied Financial Economics and International Journal of Finance and Economics. He has consulted companies such as Muti Commodity Exchange, Kerala State Electricity Board, Cochin Shipyard Ltd. etc. He comments on public policy issues on infrastructure, on commodity derivatives, state and central budgets. He is also a member of the Primary Markets Advisory Committee of Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) headed by Shri. Mohandas Pai.

  • Ph.D. (Economics) - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • M.B.A. (Finance) - Sardar Patel University
  • B.B.A. (Finance) - Sardar Patel University

Academic Positions


Assistant Professor and Chairperson Finance, Accounting and Control Area

Member, Program Design Committee, PGPX - Program

Member, Program Launch Committee, Executive Education, Kochi Campus

Conferences, Seminars & Talks


Ladha, L.S. and Nair, A.S., 2011, 'Valuation and Risk Based on Accounting Measures,' Conference Proceedings of International Conference on Financial Innovations and Change for Survival and Growth,' jointly organized by Management Development Institute, Gurgaon and School of Business, University of Connecticut, USA

Nair, A.S. and Thakker, K, 2010, 'Determinants of Price to Earnings Ratio in Indian IT Services Industry' Sustaining Shareholder Value: role of Investors and Regulations, (Ed.) Mehta, S and Amarnani, N., Excel Books

Panelist on a popular vernacular News Channel 'Asianet News' to discuss Kerala State Budget.

Have delivered Post Union Budget Analysis conducted by DC Books and popular publisher in Kerala

Corporate / Public Sector Leadership


Opined on Public policy issues related to introduction of derivatives on Non Timber Forest Products

Contributed to the Relief and Rehabilitation Policy of Government of Kerala

Other Professional Appointments


Member, Primary Market Advisory Committee, Securities and Exchange Board of India

Chairperson, Performance Monitoring Committee

Chairperson, IIM Kozhikode Kochi Campus 2019

Significant Publications


Nair, A.S., 2011, 'Existence and Extent of the Impact of Introduction of Individual Stock Derivatives Trading on the Volatility of the Underlying,' Applied Financial Economics, 21, pp. 563-600 (A Taylor and Francis Journal)

Nair, A.S. et. al., 2009, 'Anomalies in CAPM: A Panel Data Analysis under Indian Conditions,' International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, A Euro Journals Publication

Awards


Best Paper Award at the Academy of Business Research Spring 2014 Conference, New Orleans

Best Professor of Financial Management award by Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) CouncilTM Asia Pacific, CMO Asia 2011

Best Empirical Paper award at the Second International Conference on Globalisation Opportunities and Challenges, IBS Ahmedabad, 2007.

UGC Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, from June 2003 to June 2005.

Fulbright Junior Research Fellow under Prof. Jonathan Berk, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley from November 2004 to May 2005

Outstanding Paper award at the Sixth Annual Conference on Capital Markets, UTI Institute of Capital Markets, 2002

Current Projects


Investor Characteristics, Investment Goals and Choice: A Test of the Intermediation Effect of Social Investment Efficacy on Socially Responsible Investing Behaviour in India

Pricing Take Out Financing Contracts

Recent Consulting / Other Assignments


Strategy Formulation Workshop (Strategic Retreat) for the Top & Very Senior Mgmt. of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), towards Vision 2030 for CSL (with Prof. Unnikrishnan K Nair; 2017)

Strategy Formulation Workshop (Strategic Retreat) for the Top & Very Senior Mgmt. of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), towards Vision 2030 for CSL (with Prof. Unnikrishnan K Nair; 2017)

Benchmarking Performance and setting roadmap to Multi Year Tariff Principles (as part of a larger consulting assignment titled ;Enhancing Service Quality and Organisational Effectiveness in Kerala State Electricity Board with Prof. Saji Gopinath, 2014)

Benchmarking Performance and setting roadmap to Multi Year Tariff Principles (as part of a larger consulting assignment titled ;Enhancing Service Quality and Organisational Effectiveness in Kerala State Electricity Board with Prof. Saji Gopinath, 2014)

Impact Assessment of Cardamom Futures Trading at Micro and Meso Levels for Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX) (With Prof. Saji Gopinath, 2012)

Impact Assessment of Cardamom Futures Trading at Micro and Meso Levels for Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX) (With Prof. Saji Gopinath, 2012)

Industry Analysis and Business Strategies for Regional Current Affairs Centered Satellite TV Channel for Madhyamam Broadcasting Limited (with Prof. Keyoor Purani, 2011)

Industry Analysis and Business Strategies for Regional Current Affairs Centered Satellite TV Channel for Madhyamam Broadcasting Limited (with Prof. Keyoor Purani, 2011)

Research Areas


Nair, A. S., & Vinod, R., 2019, Determinants of the allocative, cost and scope efficiencies of Indian banks. Applied Economics, 51(5), 509-527.

Nair, A.S. and Ladha, R.L.,2014, "Determinants of Non Economic Investment Goals among Indian Investors” Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 14(5), 714-727.

Nair, A.S., 2011, "Existence and Extent of the Impact of Introduction of Individual Stock Derivatives Trading on the Volatility of the Underlying,” Applied Financial Economics, 21, pp. 563-600 (A Taylor and Francis Journal)

Nair, A.S. et. al., 2009, "Anomalies in CAPM: A Panel Data Analysis under Indian Conditions,” International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, A Euro Journals Publication.

Trivedi, P. and Nair, A.S., 2006, "Determinants of FII Investment Inflows to India,” ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, 12(4), ICFAI University Press

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