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About Amar Gande

Amar Gande is an Associate Professor of Finance at Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he joined the faculty in 2006. Dr. Gande previously taught at Vanderbilt University. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from New York University. His teaching and research interests are in financial institutions, corporate finance and international finance. Dr. Gande has received multiple awards for his research. His research has been published in premier finance and economics journals, such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of International Business Studies. He also serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of International Business Studies. On the teaching front, Dr. Gande received the Eugene T. Byrne Endowed Faculty Innovation Award for 2008-2009 for demonstrating innovation in teaching at the SMU Cox School of Business, and was awarded the James A. Webb Jr. Award for excellence in teaching at Vanderbilt University from the graduating MBA classes in 2003 and in 2001. Prior to his Ph.D., Dr. Gande worked in Citibank in the areas of Corporate Banking and International Trade Finance, primarily in India. He also holds an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras (India).


Present Associate Professor of Finance, Southern Methodist University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Financial Institutions, Law and Finance, and International Finance

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Contact Information

Cox School of Business
Southern Methodist University
6212 Bishop Blvd
Dallas, TX 75205
Tel: (214) 768-1945
Fax: (214) 768-4099


Financial Institutions (5)

Law and Finance (2)

International Finance (5)