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Priyank Gandhi is currently Associate Professor of Finance at Rutgers Business School. Before joining Rutgers, Priyank Gandhi was with the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. He obtained his Ph.D. in Finance from UCLA's Anderson School of Management. Priyank served as a manager at the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) in India and also has been a consultant to investment banks and real estate firms.  

His research has been presented in seminars at the University of Chicago, NYU, Harvard, Emory University, University of Rochester, DePaul University, and other leading business schools.

Priyank's research has also appeared in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and the Journal of Finance. His work has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Germany's leading newspaper (Handelsblatt), Harvard Law Review Blog, Columbia Law School's Blue Sky Blog on Corporations and Capital Markets, and VoxEU. 

Priyank Gandhi



University of California, Los Angeles

Ph.D. Finance


University of California, Berkeley

Masters in Financial Engineering


Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

Masters in Business Administration


Bangalore University (R.V.C.E.)

Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Awards, Scholarships and Grants

  • Swiss National Foundation Grant to study determinants and implications of credit derivatives.

  • Editorial board, Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting.

  • Faculty Research Excellence Award, Rutgers Business School.

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