Dr. Nivedita Sinha 

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics and Finance

Office K-205
Department of Economics & Finance
BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus

Publications & Conference Presentations

  • Venkatrathna, T.V., Biswas, S., and Sinha, N. (forthcoming) Woman on bank board and board effectiveness in India, Book Chapter in Banking Resilience and Global Financial Stability, edited by Marwa Elnahass and Sabri Boubaker. 
  • Sinha, N. & Biswas, S. (2021). Bilateral relations and venture capital financing in India. Chapter 7 in Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation and Development: A Research Companion, edited by Duc Nguyen,Ngo Vi Dzung and Ngoc Thang Nguyen. eBook ISBN 9781003134282., Publisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis 
  • Biswas, S. & Sinha, N. (2022). Business group affiliation and resilience to COVID-19 outbreak in India. Chapter 21 in Financial Transformation beyond the COVID-19 health crisis (., Publisher: World Scientific Publishing 
  • Biswas, S., Sinha, N. (2022). Effect of Bank Mergers on Cost of Capital: Evidence from India. In: Mugova, S., Akande, J.O., Olarewaju, O.M. (eds) Corporate Finance and Financial Development. Contributions to Finance and Accounting. Springer, Cham. 
  • Sinha, N. & Nandakumar, S. In press "Borrowers' response to Bank Consolidation in India", Int. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economics. DOI: 10.1504/IJEPEE.2022.10044143 
  • Sinha, N. & Nandakumar, S. In Press "Impact of Central Bank's COVID-19 policy measures on Banks: Evidence from India" in Int. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies. Special Issue: The Coronavirus Pandemic Economic Impact Challenges Opportunities and Recovery Paths for Emerging Countries (SCOPUS Indexed) DOI: 10.1504/IJEPEE.2021.10041774 
  • Sinha, N. & Nandakumar, S. "Investor's reaction to Bank consolidation in India - A study of 10 bank mergers", Journal of Income & Wealth, Volume 42, No. 1-2,41-54 
Conference Presentations
  • Sinha, N. & Gupta, H. & Kapadia, A. Media Sentiment and IPO Underpricing in Indian Markets presented (by coauthor Harsh Gupta) at 5th Annual Economics Conference at Ahmedabad University on 5th -6th Jan 2024  
  • Sinha, N. & Jain, S. & Tomar, H. Bilateral Relations and Venture Capital financing presented at the International Confluence Conference on Start-ups and Innovation, IIT Madras, December 13-15, 2023 (received Desai Sethi School of Entrepreneurship best paper award for the Public Health, financing of innovation, circular economy and startup valuation track) 
  • Sinha, N. & Narayanan, A. Insider Share pledging and Corporate Social responsibility presented at the Annual Conference of the British Accounting Review organized by Harvard University (Online) on 04-12-2023. 
  • Sinha, N. & Chhabra, T. Bank consolidation and bank lending relationship presented at AIEFS Biennial conference 2023, IIT Madras, July 2023 
  • Narayanan, A., Sinha, N. Impact of Share Pledging on Corporate Social Responsibility Spending presented in INDAM (Indian Academy of Management 2023) conference, NMIMS Mumbai, Jan 2023
  • Narayanan, A., Sinha, N. Impact of Share Pledging on Corporate Social Responsibility Spending presented in CERE Conference, IIM Indore, June 2022
  • Sinha, N, "Entrepreneurial Finance in Clean Energy Technologies" presented (virtual) at NMTEEA-2022 organized by BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus
  • Sinha, N, " Entrepreneurial Finance & Crisis events" presented (virtual) at 2021 Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance 32nd Annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA, USA  organized by Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics
  • Sinha, N., Nandakumar,S. "Economic Effects of Mergers & Acquisitions in the Green Energy sector: Evidence from India"  presented at 2021 Vietnam Symposium on International Business
  • Sinha, N. " Entrepreneurial Finance & Crisis events"  presented at 2021 Vietnam Symposium on International Business
  • Sinha, N. “Impact of crisis events on startup ecosystem”, 2nd NISM SEBI Research conference, 25-26th February, 2021 
  • Sinha, N. “Investor reaction to Bank consolidation in India”, 38th Annual Conference of Indian Association for Research in National Income and Wealth, New Delhi ((Virtual platform), Jointly Organized by RBI and Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, Government of India, 26-27th September 2020
  • Sinha, N, & Nandakumar, S. “Impact of RBI’s COVID-19 policy measures on Banks”, research seminar organized by National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), 26-27th August 2020
  • Sinha, N., & Nandakumar, S. “Borrower’s response to Bank consolidation in India”, 1st Rajagiri Management Conference, organized by Rajagiri Business School, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences in collaboration with Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, held at Kochi India (virtual platform), 15th -16th  October 2020
  • Sinha, N., & Shah, N. “Venture Capital Investment in the Renewable energy sector” presented at the 2nd Rajagiri Conference on Economics and Finance 2020, organized by Rajagiri Business School and Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kochi, in association with The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) and the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) on 5th and 6th November 2020. <br>
  • Anshuman, V. R., Mohanan,S., & Sinha, N. "Investment Efficiency or Tunnelling: Evidence from Indian Business Groups" presented at the F&A Brown Bag Seminar IIMB, Sep 2020 
  • Sinha, N. “ Investor Reaction to Bank Consolidation in India” presented at the 4th Annual Economics Conference, by Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics, NMIMS Mumbai in collaboration with the Indian Econometric Society on 7th March 2020
  • Sinha, N., & Gupta, K. “Clean Energy Finance: Assessing the riskiness of renewable energy projects” presented at the International Conference on Economics and Finance-II , NMIMS Bangalore in collaboration with TIES on 13th and 14th December 2019.