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Dr-Firdaus-Khan

Dr Firdaus Khan

Associate Professor

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Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social Sciences (Economics), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India (2022)
  • Investment Management Specialisation, University of Geneva, Switzerland (2020)
  • National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) with JRF in Management, University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India (2012)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India (1996)
  • BA Honors in Economics, Mumbai University, Mumbai, India (1993)
  • Certifications in Machine Learning in Finance, Aircraft Leasing and Financing, ISO-9001 Quality Management Systems, Case study writing, etc.

Areas of Expertise

Economics and Finance
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Managerial Economics
  • Research Methodology
  • Wealth Management
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Financial Systems and Markets
  • Corporate Finance – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Investment Banking

EXPERIENCE

Academic experience

  • Freelance work (July 2022-May 2023)

    - Authored a coursebook on Robo Advisory for a European MBA - Data science program
    - Visiting faculty for the Executive Education program at ISBR, India, and for the PhD program at ITM University, India
    - Research Lead for two development projects on livelihood and financial inclusion at Anantapur, India

  • Adjunct Faculty & MOOCs-Lead (December 2019-June 2022)
    CMS B-School, Jain (Deemed-to-be) University, India
  • Associate Professor & IQAC member (June 2012-August 2019)
    ICBM School of Business Excellence, India
  • Academic Dean, Internal Verifier & Quality Nominee (July 2009-August 2010)
    Bentham Institute of Management & Languages (BIML), India
  • Associate Professor and Head of the MBA Department (February 2006-May 2009)
    St Ann’s PG College for Women, Osmania University, India
  • Assistant Professor (June 1999-January 2006) ICBM, India
  • Visiting Faculty Assignments

    - ISBR, Bangalore, India (2022-2023)
    - ITM, Raipur, India (2022-2023)
    - Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Hyderabad campus, India (2015-2016)
    - ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, India (2006-2009)
    - Madras University, Hyderabad study centre, India (2003-2005, 2009)

Corporate Experience

Freelance Corporate Training (September 2010-May 2012) Worked with pharmaceutical and IT companies such as Nektar Therapeutics and Goldstone Technologies, among others

Research Interests

  • Financial Literacy and Financial Well-Being
  • Gender and Development
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Ethics and Governance in Financial Services
  • Alternative Investments
  • Capital Markets and Portfolio Investing
  • Economic Sociology

Research Papers in Journals

  • Khan, F., & Surisetti, S. (2023). Vulnerable sites: School drop-out Blue-Collar workers, Occupational Gendering and Earnings disparity. Indian Journal of Labour Economics
  • M. R., F. K. (2021). Socially Responsible Investing and Sustainable Indices: A Sustainability Agenda. Indian Journal of Corporate Governance
  • Snehlata & Khan F. (2021). An Empirical Study on Short-Run Performance of IPO Stocks on NSE for the period 2010-2020. Review of International Geographical Education
  • Khan, F. & Surisetti, S. (2020). Financial well-being of working women: mediating effect of cashless financial experience and digital financial self-socialization. MDIM Business Review, I (II), 51–68
  • Khan, F., Gupta, D. & Rai, P. (2019). Investor Attributes and Investment Decisions. Anveshana’s International Journal of Research in Regional Studies, Law, Social Sciences, Journalism and Management Practices, Volume 4, Issue 12, p. 1-6
  • Khan F., & Mohammed. I. (2019). A Study on Performance of Ethical Mutual Funds in India for the period 2009-2019. Think India Journal, Volume 22, Issue 14
  • Khan, F., Srujana, R. & Swathi, S. (2019). A Study on Trends and Role of Small Savings in Indian Economy. Anveshana’s International Journal of Research in Regional Studies, Law, Social Sciences, Journalism and Management Practices, Volume -4, Issue-12, p. 27- 40
  • Khan, F. (2019). Banking for The Poor: A GLM Study on Small Finance Banks in India. International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research. Issue, Volume 6, p. 630- 636
  • Khan, F. (2019). Is Market Capitalization Based Investing a Good Strategy? A Multiple Regression Analysis of Randomly Selected BSE Stocks. International Journal of Advanced and Innovative Research Volume 6, Issue 1(XXXIII), p. 35-42
  • Khan, F. (2018). Financial Literacy of Women in Hyderabad: An Exploratory Study. ASCI Journal of Management - Special Issue: Accelerating Change: Strategizing for Gender Equality by 2030. Vol. 47 No.1(spl) March 2018, p. 81-99
  • Khan, F. (2017). A Comprehensive Study on Impact of GST Implementation on Indian Economy. Business Vision. Volume 3, Issue –4. Jan-Mar 2017 p. 50 - 60

Chapters in Books (Research Papers)

  • Khan, F., Surisetti, S. (2023). Unpacking Financial Literacy: A critical, conceptual model for the Global South. In Political Economy of Development in the Global South post-Covid 19 Pandemic, Springer, Singapore
  • Khan, F., Surisetti, S. (2022). Is Woman a Homogeneous Category? Understanding Latent Factors of Financial Literacy and Financial Well-Being. In: Mahajan, V., Chowdhury, A., Kaushal, U., Jariwala, N., Bong, S.A. (eds) Gender Equity: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer, Singapore. ISBN: 978-981-19-0460-8
  • Khan, F. (2022). Paid Housework - Money, Meaning and Gendered Discourses. In Sustainable Development Goals & Gender Perspective (pp. 28-33) EagleLeap, New Delhi. ISBN:978-81- 955422- 1-5
  • Rijal, A., & Khan, F. (2021). Share Price Reaction to Different Events with Special Reference to COVID-19 Situation: An Empirical Study of Efficiency of Nepal Stock Exchange. In D. Nilkanth, V. Agarwal, & B. K. Sunitha (Eds.), Sustainable finance for Better World (1st ed., Vol. 1, pp. 40– 68). Eureka Publications, Pune. ISBN: 978-81-951108-4-1
  • Maheshkrishnan, S., & Khan, F. (2021). Investor Bias in the Context of Financial Planning: An Exploratory Factor Analysis. In D. Nilkanth, V. Agarwal, & B. K. Sunitha (Eds.), Sustainable finance for Better World (1st ed., Vol. 1, pp. 69–83). Eureka Publications, Pune. ISBN: 97881951108-4-1
  • Vidyulatha, K.L. & Khan, F. (2021). The Influence of ESG Information on Investment Allocation Decisions. In D. Nilkanth, V. Agarwal, & B. K. Sunitha (Eds.), Sustainable finance for Better World (1st ed., Vol. 1, pp. 84-101). Eureka Publications, Pune. ISBN: 978-81-951108-4-1
  • Khan, F. (2020). Exploring IR4.0 Strategy in post-covid era through insights from FDI inflows. A Handbook on Industry 4.0. ISBN no. 978-93-5407-414-1. (Pp 12-21).
  • Khan, F. & Sandhya, C. (2018). A Study on Infrastructure Investment Trusts in India. Developments in Indian Capital Markets: 2014-17. ISBN no. 978- 9386724-57-1
  • Khan, F. & Kumar, K. (2018). A Study on Select Mutual Fund Schemes Distributed by Karvy Stock Broking Ltd. Developments in Indian Capital Markets: 2014-17. ISBN no. 978-93-8672457-1.
  • Khan, F. (2017). A Study on IFRS Implementation in India and Its Impact on Corporate Restructuring. IFRS & Its Implications in India.p.16-23. ISBN: 978- 93-86256-84-3.
  • Khan, F. (2016). Risk Concerns of Indian Microfinance Industry. Fraudulent Financial Practices in Indian Capital Market – Issues & Concerns. Vol II, p. 1- 14 ISBN: 978-9385518-05-8

Chapters in Books (Case Studies)

  • Khan, F., N. Guruprasad (2022). The Dark Side of Fintech: Cases of Ponzi Scams in Cryptos. In. Fintech: A Changing Paradigm (pp. 64-74) ISBN: 978-93-91355-71-5.
  • Khan, F., Jaiswal, A. (2022). Fintech’s Giant Step to Space: A Case Study of Onyx by J.P. Morgan In. Fintech: A Changing Paradigm (pp.75-83) ISBN: 978-93-91355-71-5.
  • Khan, F. & Mohammed, H. (2018). Socially Responsible Investing – A Case Study of Islamic Finance and TASIS. Management 3.0 ISBN No. 9788192431512
  • Khan, F. (2017). Vedanta-Cairn Merger: A Case Study of Shareholder Activism. Managing in a VUCA World (Ch. 37, p.325–334). ISBN No. 978-93- 86724-06-9.
  • Khan, F. (2014c). Google Moonshots: A Bridge across Forever. Managing Business in Turbulent Times: A Case Study Approach, Ch. 5, p. 51-55. ISBN 978-81-924315-0-5

Digital Content – Teaching Cases & Teaching Notes

  • Khan, F. (2014a). John Mayers Reconsiders His Purchases: There Is More to Demand than Just Desire (Case study). Thecasecentre.Org.(case reference no.214-0711)
  • Khan, F. (2014b). John Mayers Reconsiders His Purchases: There Is More to Demand than Just Desire (Teaching Note). Thecasecentre.Org. (case reference no. 214-071-8)
  • Khan, F. (2014d). Tanya and Tanmay Want to Buy: Sticky Sellers seldom Bargain (Case study). Thecasecentre.Org. (case reference no. 214-065- 1)
  • Khan, F. (2014e). Tanya and Tanmay Want to Buy: Sticky Sellers Seldom Bargain (Teaching Note). Thecasecentre.Org. (case reference no. 214-0658)

Editorial and Reviewer Activities

  • Active Reviewer for Taylor and Francis, Springer, Sage and Emerald journals. Completed 16 reviews:

    - Cogent Economics and Finance: 6 manuscripts
    - Cogent Social Sciences: 2 manuscripts
    - Cogent Business and Management: 2 manuscripts
    - Environment, Development and Sustainability: 3 manuscripts
    - International Journal of Emerging Markets: 1 manuscript
    - Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration: 1 manuscript
    - Sage Open: 1 manuscript

Guest Lectures/Management Workshops/Faculty Development Programs/ Subject Expert Sessions Delivered

  • Faculty Development Program session on “Quality Publications – Reviewer’s Perspective, Ethics and Journal Selection” as part of one week FDP on Advanced Data Analysis And Research Methodology by IPREMS, India – Apr 2023
  • Session Chair for the Global Entrepreneurship & Management Summit ‘AAROHAN 2023’ titled “Sustainable Ideas for Business in the New Normal” organised by SRDC, ATLAS SkillTech University - Mar 2023
  • Guest Lecture on “FTX – Collapse of Crypto Exchange” by Narayana Group of colleges, India - Dec 2022
  • Panellist for virtual discussion on “Role of credit rating in Bank Loans and Debt Capital Market” by Association of Financial Advisors of India, India - Sept 2022
  • Speaker for National Conclave on “Emerging Issues in Financial Markets During the Post COVID Era: The Indian Experience” by IPREMS, India - May 2022
  • Speaker for “Research Methods and Designs in Management” - PhD Orientation Program by CRTA - Jain (Deemed-to-be) University, India - Apr 2022
  • Resource Person for one day workshop on “Presentation Skills - Skill Development Workshop for PhD Scholars” Jain (Deemed-to-be) University, India - Mar 2022
  • Guest speaker for Online Interactive session with women investors of SenSage Financial Services Pvt. Ltd., India, on International Women’s Day - Mar 2022
  • Speaker for inaugural session of International Conference on “Advanced Research in Banking Finance and Business - Opportunities and Challenges” by KPR College, India - Feb 2022
  • Invited to share research insights titled “Financial Awareness - Need for a Nuanced Approach” under Anveshanam - Working Paper Presentation Series at CMSBS, India - Jan 2022
  • Faculty Development Program sessions on “Project Consultants and Project Scope” and on “Project Risk Management, Managing Crisis Projects” as part of “Project Management Skills” FDP for Engineering and Polytechnic faculty by Dept. of Education, Govt. of Karnataka, India – Dec 2021
  • Invited as technical session chair for ‘International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals & Gender Perspective’ (ICSDGAGP) by SVNIT, India - Oct 2021
  • Resource person for “Digital Economy - A tool to National Progress” in the 3-day National level virtual seminar on "Digital Transformation and E-Governance Ramification in Social Resurgence", sponsored by ICSSR and conducted by Seshadripuram College, India - Oct 2021
  • Speaker for “Opportunities & Risks of Currencies as an Investable Asset” in a National Level Finance Conclave on Foreign Exchange Market Investment Opportunities and Risk Management conducted by CMS, India – Aug 2021
  • Faculty Development Program session on “Leadership Traits” as part of Leadership & Excellence training by SJP Centre for Continuing Technical Education, Karnataka, India – July 2021
  • Invited to deliver a research session in Anveshanam on “Researcher’s Politics – Playing the Devil’s Advocate” by CMSBS - May 2021
  • Invited as Research Expert for PhD synopsis presentation at Jain (Deemed-to-be) University - May 2021
  • Faculty Development Program session on “Impact of Pandemic on Global Financial Markets” as part of Five-Day FDP on Rudiments of Finance: Teaching and Research Perspective by CMSBS, Jain (Deemed-to-be) University, India – Nov 2020
  • Panellist for discussion on “Gender Equity: Challenges and Opportunities” under TEQIP-III sponsored International Conference organised by SVNIT, India titled “Gender Equity: Challenges and Opportunities” – Nov 2020
  • Faculty Development Program session on “Listening Skills Barriers and Ways to Improve Listening amidst the delivery mode” as part of Two-Week online FDP titled Mentoring Pedagogy and Imparting Online Teaching - Learning Methodology during COVID-19 Pandemic by SJP Centre for Continuing Technical Education, Karnataka, India – Aug 2020
  • Invited for induction of interns at Byndr Ed Tech, Hyderabad. Delivered session titled “Research Methodology” - July 2020
  • Faculty Development Program session on “Investing Decisions in Turbulent Times - Understanding Behavioural Biases” as part of Two-Day online FDP titled Investment Landscape and Role of FinTech in a Pandemic World by CMSBS, Jain (deemed-to-be) University, India – June 2020
  • Invited as Guest Speaker by E-cell VIT Vellore for its E-Summit for talk titled “Entrepreneurship and The Creative Process for Business Models” – Apr 2018
  • Invited as Speaker on Women’s Day to address women employees of Nexwave - March 2017
  • Management Development Program session titled “Career Progression – Connecting the Dots” as a part of “National Conference for Women: Diversity in Management – Development of Women Executives” organised by IPE, India – Oct 2014
  • Management Development Program session titled “Career Progression – Connecting the Dots” as a part of “National Conference for Women: Diversity in Management – Development of Women Executives” organised by IPE, India – Nov 2013
  • Management Development Program session titled “Innovation as a Growth Strategy” as part of 2 Day Seminar on “Strategies for Growth” organised by IPE, India – Dec 2012

Awards & Recognition

  • Research Paper/Case Study Awards in Conferences
    • Best case study at COGNOSCO 2023 organised by Harvard Business Publishing, Emerald Publications and CCRD, Christ University for the case study “To DIY or not to DIY, That is the Question: A Smallcase Investing Case Study” (2023)
    • Best case study at COGNOSCO 2021 organised by Emerald Publications, ET Cases and CCRD, Christ University for the case study “Is your Impact Investor merely hearing Blah, blah blah? Passion to Financial Product/Service” (2021)
    • 2nd Best paper at ICSBMPSI 2021 international conference for the research paper “Share Price Reaction to Different Events with Special Reference to COVID-19 Situation: An Empirical Study of Efficiency of Nepal Stock Exchange” (2021)
    • Best paper at MAIMS international conference for the research paper “Market Development of Digital Financial Services targeting Women’s Financial Wellbeing: A Client Profiling Model” (2020)
    • 2nd Best case study at COGNOSCO 2020, organised by Emerald Publications, ET Cases and CCRD, Christ University for the case study “Structured Products and the case of Yes Bank’s mis-selling of AT1 bonds as super FDs” (2020)
    • Best Paper at National Conference on Industry 4.0: Exploring New Horizons & Challenges for New Normal post COVID-19 by JEMTECH, New Delhi, for the research paper "Exploring IR4.0 Strategy in Post Covid-19 Era through insights from FDI Inflows" (2020)
    • Won Outstanding Paper in track 2 in 3rd National Seminar on Developments in Capital Markets for paper titled "A Study on Select Mutual Fund Schemes Distributed by Karvy Stock Broking Ltd.” (2017)
    • Won Outstanding Paper in track 1 in 3rd National Seminar on Developments in Capital Markets for "A Study on Infrastructure Investment Trusts in India" (2017)

Recognition/Nomination

  • Nominated as member of Scientific & Technical Committee member of Global Water Congress 2022 organised by Environment & Social Development Association (ESDA) – Mar 2022
  • Invited to deliver Keynote address for Orientation of new MBA batch at AMS School of Informatics, Osmania University, India, on the theme “College to Corporate – Route map” – Jan 2021
  • Honoured by The Academic Council of uLektz (EdTech) as one of the Top 50 Women Educators in Higher Education across India for the year 2019
  • Among the highest score in Faculty Evaluation Survey/student feedback mechanisms at ICBM-SBE (2016-17, 2017-2018, 2018-2019) and at CMSBS (2020-21, 2021-22)
  • Invited as Chief Guest for 33rd Anniversary Celebration at VVC School (CBSE), India - Feb 2019

MEMBERSHIPS

  • East Asian Economic Association (EAEA)
  • Indian Finance Association (IFA)
  • Environment & Social Development Association (ESDA)
  • Harvard for Educators
  • British Council Library
  • MoneyLife Foundation
  • Dobara – A geriatric wellness NGO
  • Manthan – A forum for public discourse
  • Red Cross Society
  • VEIS Social Service Blood Bank
  • Volunteer at PeriFerry - An NGO focused on the employability of LGBTQIA+ individuals
  • Charitable support to Save the Children Foundation