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Nitish Kumar

Assistant Professor

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About

Nitish Kumar is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Warrington College of Business, University of Florida. He received a Ph.D. in Finance from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago in 2015. Before that, he earned an MBA degree from Anderson School of Management, UCLA and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India. Kumar’s primary research interests are in corporate finance, financial intermediation, and political economy of firms and banks.

Education

  • PhD, The University of Chicago, 2015
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Last 3 years

Courses Taught

  • Equity and Capital Mkt (FIN4504)
Last 3 years

Phd Students Advised

  • Jing Lu — Current
  • MANVENDRA TIWARI — Current
  • MUSTAFA EMIN — Current
  • Jing Lu — 2022
  • Manvendra Tiwari — 2022
  • Mustafa Emin — 2022
  • Svetlana Gavrilova — 2020
Last 5 years

Journal Article Publications

  • The Secured Credit Premium and the Issuance of Secured Debt
    Status: Accepted
    Journal: Journal of Financial Economics
    Accepted Year: 2022
    Authors: Nitish Kumar, Efraim Benmelech, Raghuram Rajan
  • Prime (information) brokerage
    Status: Published
    Journal: Journal of Financial Economics
    Published Year: 2020
    Authors: Nitish Kumar, Kevin Mullally, Sugata Ray, Yuehua Tang
  • Political Interference and Crowding Out in Bank Lending
    Status: Published
    Journal: Journal of Financial Intermediation
    Published Year: 2019
    Author: Nitish Kumar
Last 5 years

Other Publications

  • ESG Lending
    Status: Working Paper
    Published Year: 2022
    Authors: Sehoon Kim, Nitish Kumar, Jongsub Lee, Junho Oh

Contact Details

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department
Stuzin Hall 312

(352) 392-0115

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