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Author: Parthajit Kayal

Dr. Parthajit Kayal

Dr. Parthajit Kayal

Assistant Professor

Tel : (91) 044 - 22300304

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Ø  Ph.D. in Finance, Institute for Financial Management & Research (Presently- IFMR Graduate School of Business, Krea University)

Ø  M. Sc. in Economics, Madras School of Economics

Ø  B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, University of Calcutta

Curriculum Vitae


1. Chaudhuri, I. and Kayal, P., 2020. Predicting Power of Ticker Search Volume in Indian Stock MarketIIMB Management Review. Forthcoming (available online).


2. Ranjan, S., Kayal, P., and Saraf, M. 2022. Bitcoin price prediction: a machine learning sample dimension approach. Computational Economics. Forthcoming (available online).

3. Som, A. and Kayal, P., 2022. A Multicountry Comparison of Cryptocurrency vs Gold: Portfolio Optimization through Generalized Simulated Annealing. Blockchain: Research and Applications. 3(3): 100075.

4. S, P. and Kayal, P., 2022. A Study of Investment Style Timing of Mutual Funds in India. Asia-Pacific Financial Markets. Forthcoming (available online).

5. Nair, J. and Kayal, P., 2022. A Study of Tail-risk Spillovers in Cryptocurrency MarketsGlobal Business Review. Forthcoming (available online).

6. Saraf, M. and Kayal, P., 2022. How Much Does Volatility Influence Stock Market Returns? – Empirical Evidence from IndiaIIMB Management Review. Forthcoming.

7. SG, J. S., Kayal, P., and Balasubramanian, G., 2021. Can Equities be Safe-Haven? Journal of Emerging Market Finance. 21(1): 32-63.

8. Varma, V., Venkataramani, R., Kayal, P. and Maiti, M., 2021. Short-term Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Stock Market. Journal of Risk and Financial Management. 14(11): 558.

9. Das, R. and Kayal, P., 2021. Super Growth Portfolio – A Study of Indian Stocks. Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies. Forthcoming (available online).

10. Banerjee, A. and Kayal, P., 2021. Bubble Run-ups and Sell-Offs: A Study of Indian Stock Market. Review of Behavioral Finance. Forthcoming (available online).

11. Venkataramani, R. and Kayal, P., 2021. Systematic Investment Plans Vs Market-Timed Investments. Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies. Forthcoming (available online).

12. Kayal, P., Dutta, S., Khandelwal, V., and Nigam, R., 2021. Information Theoretic Ranking of Extreme Value Returns. Journal of Quantitative Economics. 19(1): 1–21.

13. Kayal, P. and Rohilla, P., 2021. Bitcoin in the Economics and Finance Literature: A Survey. SN Business & Economics. 1(7): 1-21.

14. Kayal, P. and Balasubramanian, G., 2021. Excess Volatility in Bitcoin: Extreme Value Volatility Estimation. IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review. 10(2): 222-231.

15. Kayal, P. and Maheswaran, S., 2021. A Study of Excess Volatility of Gold and Silver. IIMB Management Review. 33(2):133-145.

16. Sen, S. and Kayal, P., 2020. Indian Premier League (IPL) Match Victory and Sponsors’ Stock Returns. Journal of Public Affairs. 22(1): e2352.

17. Kayal, P. and Mondal, 2020. Speed of Price Adjustment in Indian Stock market: A paradox. Asia-Pacific Financial Markets. 27: 453–476.

18. Sharma, G., Kayal, P., and Pandey, P., 2019. Information Linkages amongst BRICS countries: Empirical Evidence from Implied Volatility Indices, Journal of Emerging Market Finance. 18(3): 263-289.

19. Kayal, P., and Maheswaran, S., 2018. Speed of Price Adjustment towards Market Efficiency: Evidence from Emerging Countries. Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 17(1_suppl): S112-S135.

20. Kayal, P., and Maheswaran, S., 2017. Is USD-INR Really an Excessively Volatile Currency Pair. Journal of Quantitative Economics, 15(2): 329-342.

21. Maiti, M., and Kayal, P., 2017. Digitization: It’s Impact on Economic Development & Trade. Asian Economic and Financial Review, 7(6): 541-549.


Book Chapters:

1. Saraf, M. and Kayal, P., 2022. Role of Digital Financial Inclusion in Promoting Economic Growth and Freedom. Digitalization and the Future of Financial Services: Innovation and Impact of Digital Finance. Springer Nature. Forthcoming.

2.  Som, A. and Kayal, P., 2022. AI, Blockchain, and IoT. Digitalization and the Future of Financial Services: Innovation and Impact of Digital Finance. Springer Nature. Forthcoming.

3. Kayal, P., and Maheswaran, S., 2018. Leverage Effect and Volatility Asymmetry. In Current Issues in Economics and Finance. Springer, Singapore.


Book Reviews:

1. Kayal, P., 2021. Book Review: Applied Financial Econometrics: Theory, Methods and Application, Policy Circle, 29 September.


Working Papers:

1. Thillaikkoothan, P. and Kayal, P., 2022. Multiple Dimensions of Cyclicality in Investing. MSE Working Paper 216/2022.

 2. Chebolu-Subramanian, V., Kayal, P., Mathur, P., and Khan, T., 2019. Product Recalls in India and the Impact on Stock PricesIFMR GSB Working Paper WP19-03.


News Paper Articles:

1. Murali, M. and Kayal, P., 2022. How business cycles impact market behaviour. Financial Express, 4 March.

2. Maiti, M. and Kayal, P., 2022. Why we need sustainable stock exchanges. Financial Express, 5 January.

3. Kayal, P., 2021. Protect your wealth from market bubbles. Financial Express, 21 December.

4. Maiti, M. and Kayal, P., 2021. Should you go for thematic investments? Financial Express, 14 December.

5. Kayal, P. and Saraf, M., 2021.  Know the role of alpha & beta in MF returns. Financial Express, 7 December.

6. Maiti, M. and Kayal, P., 2021. Stablecoins safer than cryptocurrencies. Financial Express, 3 December.

7. Kayal, P. and Saraf, M., 2021. Are you falling for a pump-and-dump scam? Financial Express, 24 November.

8. Maiti, M. and Kayal, P., 2021. Why cryptocurrency is the new investment fad? Financial Express, 17 November.

9. Saraf, M. and Kayal, P., 2021. Vetting investment opportunities in a spin-off. Financial Express, 10 November.

10. Maiti, M. and Kayal, P., 2021. Indian investors are taking to ESG investments. Financial Express, 3 November.

11. Saraf, M. and Kayal, P., 2021. What’s the Margin of Safety on your investment? Financial Express, 27 October.

12. Saraf, M. and Kayal, P., 2021. Know what makes smart-beta index funds smart. Financial Express, 19 October.

13. Kayal, P. & Venkataramani, R., 2021. SIP is also a smart strategy when buying stocks. Financial Express, 13 October.

14. Kayal, P. & Saraf, M., 2021. Spend time in market for long-term wealth. Financial Express, 5 October.

15. Saraf, M. & Kayal, P., 2021. Know the pros and cons of short-selling stocks. Financial Express, 29 September.

16. Saraf, M. & Kayal, P., 2021. Go for growth-adjusted value investing strategy. Financial Express, 22 September.

17. Kayal, P., 2021. Know the link between size of AUM and returns. Financial Express, 15 September.

18. Saraf, M. & Kayal, P., 2021. Invest in low volatility stocks for stable returns. Financial Express, 7 September.

19. Kayal, P., 2020. How much portfolio diversification is too much? Financial Express, 16 September.

20. Kayal, P., 2020. How to pick an equity fund that’s right in bad times, Financial Express, 9 September.

21. Kayal, P. and Venkataramani, R., 2020. SIP vs lump sum mutual fund investment: Know which works best and when, Financial Express, 31 August.

22. SG, J. S. and Kayal, P., 2020. Invest in quality stocks, Hindu Business Line, 26 August.

23. Kayal, P. and SG, J. S., 2020. How to choose a winning portfolio of stocks, Financial Express, 24 August.

24. Kayal, P., 2020. Five financial lessons from the current Covid pandemic, Financial Express, 17 August.

25. Kayal, P., 2020. Mutual Funds: Choose direct plans over regular plans, Financial Express, 7 August.

26. Kayal, P., 2020. Gold investing is not for everyone – here’s why, Financial Express, 10 July.

27. Chebolu-Subramanian, V., and Kayal, P., 2019. Consumers deserve better product-recall norms, The Hindu Business Line, 5 August.


Other Articles:

1. Jena, D. and Kayal, P., 2020. Rethinking Technology and Jobs in the times of Covid-19, CASPR Economic Review, 30 August

2. Kayal, P., 2020. Reviving the economy requires a balanced policy approach, Trade Promotion Council of India, 18 June.

3. Kayal, P., 2020. India must start mass testing for Covid-19 with greater speed, Trade Promotion Council of India, 27 March.


Ø  Asset Pricing I

Ø  Asset Pricing II

Ø  Corporate Finance

Ø  Financial Mathematics

Ø  Programming & Data Structures

Ø  Financial Regulations & Banking Supervision

Ø  Risk Management Theories & Practice

Ø  Microeconomics II

Ø  Investing

Ø  Portfolio Management

Ø  Asset Pricing

Ø  Quantitative Finance

Ø  Machine Learning