Prof. Shveta Singh
Ph.D., (Univ. of Allahabad)
Shveta Singh is a Professor and the Area Chair of Finance at the Department of Management Studies (DMS), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi), India. She is also the co-coordinator of the National Centre on Corporate Governance (accredited by the National Foundation on Corporate Governance (NFCG)) at DMS. She teaches courses like Entrepreneurial Finance, Managerial Accounting and Financial Management, Indian Financial System, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Professional Ethics, Corporate Governance & CSR. She has contributed to various research and consulting assignments (to the tune of nearly INR 3.4 crores) for organizations like the Chief Information Officers’ (CIO Foundation), the Chief Information Security Officers’ (CISO) Foundation, the Lok Sabha (Parliament), the National Foundation on Corporate Governance (NFCG), the Directorate General of Supplies & Disposals (DGS&D), National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC), the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), the United Kingdom (UK)-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), ReNew Power Limited, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, the Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs, the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force.
Overall, she has nearly two decades of professional experience, having spent three years in the corporate sector prior to joining academics. She has published nearly 100 research papers in journals and conferences of national and international repute. She has an h-index of 8 and around 370 citations. She is co-authoring a textbook titled “Security Analysis and Portfolio Management”. She has also co-authored three research monographs titled “Cash Dividend and Shares Repurchase Announcements: Impact on Returns, Liquidity and Risk in the Indian Context” published by Hamilton, UK, “Financial Management Practices: An Empirical Study of Indian Corporates” (ISBN 978-81-322-0989-8) and “Equity Market in India: Returns, Risk and Price Multiples” (ISBN 978-981-10-0868-9), both published by Springer, USA. She has been the recipient of the Lok Sabha Fellowship (INR 10 lakhs) and the Fetzer Fellowship ($2500 USD) of the Academy of Management (AoM), USA for her research on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the National Stock Exchange – Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (NSE-IGIDR) Corporate Governance Research Initiative grant ($2000 USD) for her research on corporate governance. She has been honoured by the “Leadership” award, which she accepted on behalf of IIT Delhi from the Institute of Business and Finance Research at the Global Conference on Business and Finance in USA. She has also won the “Best in Session” award at the same conference. She has also been honoured twice with the “Literati” award for outstanding research by Emerald Publishing Inc. She has also received a mention for the “Most Downloaded Paper” by the Journal of Advances in Management Research, UK.