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    Name Srinivasan P
    Designation Asst. Professor
    Qualification M.A., M.Phil.
    Email id srinivasan.palamalai@christuniversity.in
    Phone No 080-40129399
    UG Madras University B.A 2002
    PG Pondicherry (Central) University M.A 2006
    MPhil Pondicherry (Central) University M. Phil. 2007

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    No. of Years

    Teaching

    Industry

    2

    2

    Nil

    ACHIVEMENTS (Awards/Recognitions):

    Best Paper Award for the Research Paper titled "Forecasting Stock Market Volatility of S&P 500 Index using GARCH Models" at the "International Conference on Management Practices for Sustainable Growth" organized by the Department of Business Administration, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, held on 28 - 30 July 2010.

    Best Paper Award for the Research Paper titled "Stock Market Returns And Volatility In An Emerging Market: The Indian Evidence", paper presented in the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ‘LEADING BEYOND THE HORIZON - ENGAGING FUTURE' ICLBH - 2011, organised by Annamalai University, held during 28 - 30 July 2011.

    RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS:

           Date

                        Paper Title

                Presented at

    31 - 2 April, 2009

    Does FDI Promote Economic Growth in India?

    Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu

    3 - 4 April, 2009

    An Empirical Analysis of Price Discovery in the NSE Spot and Future Markets of India

    Dr. MGR University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

     

    27 - 29 May, 2009

    Do Futures and Options Trading Increase Spot Market Volatility in India? The case of S&P CNX NIFTY

    Anna University, Thirichirappalli

    16 - 18 July, 2009

    Price Discovery in NSE Spot and Futures Markets of India: Evidence from Selected IT Sector Stocks

    Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu

    19 - 21 Nov., 2009

    The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: A Panel Data Study for the ASEAN Countries

    Indian Business Academy, Bangalore, Karnataka

    14-15 Dec., 2009

    An Empirical Investigation of Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in SAARC Nations

    University of Kerala, Kerala

    .

     

    17-19 Dec., 2010

    Behaviour of Share Prices in Indian Commodity Markets: A Test of Market Efficiency

    Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

    4-5 Jan. 2011

    Stock Market Efficiency and Common Stochastic Trends: A case of NSE and BSE

    Icfai Business School, Bangalore, Karnataka

    28 - 30 July 2011

     

    Forecasting Stock Market Volatility of S&P 500 Index using GARCH Models

    Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu,

    7-8 Jan. 2011

    Multivariate GARCH Estimation of the Optimal Hedge Ratios for Equity Futures Markets of Indian Commercial Banks

    Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India

    6-7 Jan. 2011

    Estimation of Constant and Time-Varying Hedge Ratios for Indian Equity Futures Market: Evidence from the National Stock Exchange (NSE)

    JK Business School, Gurgaon, India

     22-23 September 2011 Hedging Effectiveness in Indian Commodity Futures Markets Sri Sai Ram Institute of Management Studies, Chennai
     16-17 December 2011 An Econometric Analysis of Tourism and Economic Growth in Sri Lanka IBS & TIES, Hyderabad
     06-07 January 2012 Causal Nexus between Stock Market Return and the Macro Economic Variables in India: Evidence from the National Stock Exchange (NSE) IBS, Hyderabad
     19-20 January 2012 Price Discovery and Asymmetric Volatility Spillovers in Indian Spot-Futures Gold Markets IBS, Bangalore

    RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTATIONS IN NATIONAL SEMINARS:

           Date

                        Paper Title

                Presented at

    12 - 13 March, 2009

    Price Discovery in NSE Spot and Futures Markets of Selected Automobile Industries in India: what causes what?

    Periyar University, Salem

    11- 12 Sept., 2009

    Modelling Symmetric & Asymmetric Volatility for Mini Gold Futures Market in India

    Pondicherry University,  Pondicherry,

    12 - 13 Sept., 2009

    Price Change, Trading Volume and Time-Varying Conditional Volatility: Evidence from Asia Pacific Stock Market

    Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli,

    28-29 Nov., 2009

    Hedging Effectiveness of Constant and Time-Varying Hedge Ratios for the Indian Futures Market

    Ravenshaw University, Cuttack

    20 - 22 Dec., 2009

    An Empirical Investigation of Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in ASEAN Countries

    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai

    9 - 10 Jan., 2010

    Price Discovery, Volatility and Hedging Effectiveness of Futures Market in India: Evidence from the National Stock Exchange (NSE)

    National College, Tiruchirappalli

     

    3 - 4 Sept., 2010

    Modelling and Forecasting of Conditional Volatility of Indian Stock Market using GARCH Models

    Saintgits Institute of Management, Kerala

    27 - 28 Jan., 2011

     

     

    Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in SAARC Nations: An Econometric Investigation

    Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu

    7 -8 March, 2011

    Price Volatility and Hedging Behavior of Commodity Futures in India: Some Evidence

    Christ University, Bangalore

    7 -8 March, 2011

    Share Price Behaviour in Emerging Asia-Pacific Stock Markets

    Christ University, Bangalore

    10 March, 2011

    Investigating Weak-Form Market Efficiency in India and its Emerging Asian Counterparts

    Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu

     24th February 2012 Volatility Forecasting Models in Indian Options Market: Evidence from the Black Scholes Options Pricing Model, Artificial Neural Network and EGARCH ModelsChrist University, Bangalore

    RESEARCH PAPER PUBLICATIONS (INCLUDING COAUTHORED):

    Year

    Title

    Name of Journal / Vol. No / Issue No / Page Nos / ISSN No

    2008

    The Impact of Futures Trading on the Spot Market Volatility of Selected Commercial Banks in India

    European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, December/Issue 14, pp. 28-40.

    2009

    An Empirical Analysis of Price Discovery in the NSE Spot and Future Markets of India

     

    The ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, Vol.15, No.11, pp. 24-36.

    2009

    Impact of Index Futures on Spot Market Volatility in India

    The Indian Journal of Commerce, Vol.62, No.3, pp. 14-22.

    2009

    Price Discovery in NSE Spot and Futures Markets of India: Evidence from S&P CNX Nifty and Selected Pharmaceutical Sector Stocks

    Al-Barkaat Journal of Finance & Management, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 1-22.

     

    2009

    An Empirical Analysis of Foreign Institutional Investment and Stock Market Returns in India

    Foreign Trade Review, Vol. XLIV, No. 2, pp. 60-79.

    2009

    An Examination of Foreign Institutional Investment and Stock Market Returns in India: Evidence from ARDL Bounds Testing Approach

    Anvesak, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 80-92.

    2009

    Price Discovery in NSE Spot and Future Markets of Selected Oil & Gas Industries in India: What Causes What?

    The ICFAI Journal of Financial Risk Management, Vol. 4, Nos. 3 & 4, pp. 22-37.

    2009

    Impact of Derivatives and Asymmetric Effect on Indian Stock Market Volatility

    Asia-Pacific Business Review, Vol. No. 5 (3), pp. 11-18.

     

    2009

    Spot and Futures Markets of Selected Commercial Banks in India: What Causes What?

    International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, February/Issue 31, pp. 28-40.

     

    2010

    Price Discovery in NSE spot and Futures Markets of India: Evidence form Selected IT Industries

    International Journal of Business, Vol. 4, No.1, pp. 16-27

    2010

    Testing Weak-Form Efficiency of Indian Stock Markets

    Asia Pacific Journal of Research in Business Management, Vol. 1, No.2, pp. 134-140.

    2010

    Forecasting Stock Market Volatility of BSE-30 Index using GARCH Models

    Asia-Pacific Business Review, Vol. 6, No.3, pp. 47-60.

     

    2010

    Do Futures and Options Trading Increase Spot Market Volatility in India? The case of S&P CNX Nifty

    International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling,  Vol. 2, No.2, pp. 134-145.

    2010

    Model Specification for Hedging Performances of the Equity Markets of Indian Commercial Banks

    The Icfai Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 7, No.3, pp. 38-60.

     

    2010

    Does Indian Equity Market Follow Random Walks? Evidence from the National Stock Exchange

    International Journal of Research in Commerce and Management, Vol.1, No. 8, pp. 88-94.

    2010

    The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: A Panel Data Study for the ASEAN Countries

    IIMS Journal of Management Science, Vol.1, No. 2, pp. 138-152.

     

    2010

    Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in the ASEAN Countries: Evidence from Cointegration Approach and Causality Test

    The ICFAI Journal of Management Research, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 38-63.

     

    2010

    Causal Nexus between Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in India

    Indian Journal of Finance, New Delhi, India

    2011

    An Empirical Investigation of Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in SAARC Nations

    Journal of Asia Business Studies, Vol. , No. , pp.

     

    2011

    Stock Futures Trading Information and Spot Price Volatility: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector

    Asia-Pacific Business Review, Vol. VII, No. 1, pp. 81-91.

     

    2011

    Stock Market Efficiency and Common Stochastic Trends: A Case of NSE AND BSE

    The IUP Journal of Financial Risk Management, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 41-55

    2011

    Modeling and Forecasting the Stock Market Volatility of S&P 500 Index Using GARCH Models

    The IUP Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 33-52.

     

    2011

    Estimation of Constant and Time-Varying Hedge Ratios for Indian Stock Index Futures Market: Evidence from the National Stock Exchange

    The IUP Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 1-21

    2011

    Price Discovery and Volatility Spillovers in Indian Spot-Futures Commodity Market

    The Icfai Journal of Behavioral Finance (forthcoming)

    2011

    Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in SAARC Nations: An Econometric Investigation

    The Icfai Journal of Managerial Economics (forthcoming)

     Nov 2011
     Hedging Effectiveness of Constant and Time -Varying Hedge Ratio in Indian Commodity Futures Markets: Evidence from the Multi - Commodity Exchange
     The IUP Juornal of Financial Economics ISSN No: 0972-9151
     Oct 2011
     ‘Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in SAARC Nations: An Econometric Investigation' ‘The IUP Journal of Managerial Economics', ISSN No. 0972-9305
     Dec 2011
     Casual Nexus Between Stock Market Return and Selected Macroeconomic Variables in India: Evidence from the National Stock Exchange (NSE) The IUP Journal of Financial Risk Management ISSN No : 0972-916X
     March 2012
     ‘Price Discovery and Volatility Spillovers in Indian Spot - Futures Commodity Market'  ‘The IUP Journal of Behavioral Finance', ISSN No. 0972 - 9089

     BOOKS PUBLISHED (INCLUDING COAUTHORED):

    Year

    Title

    Publisher / ISBN No

    July 2011

    Stock Market Returns And Volatility In An Emerging Market: The Indian Evidence

    Annamalai University, TamilNadu

    Sept. 2011

    Hedging Effectiveness in Indian Commodity Futures Markets: Evidence from the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)

    Masilamani Publisher, Chennai

    WORK SHOPS / FDP / TRAINING PROGRAMMES ORGANIZED/RESOURCE PERSON:

    Name of the Programme

    Duration

    Coordinator for the National seminar on ‘Welfare Paradigms and Social Sectors' organized by the Department of Economics, Christ University, Bangalore.

    December 13-14, 2010.

     

    Workshop Organizing Secretary for the ‘Three-day Workshop on Financial Econometric Modelling', organized by the Department of Economics, Christ University in collaboration with ISEC, Bangalore.

    August 25-27, 2011

    Certificate Programme Coordinator for the course ‘Fundamentals of Econometrics' organized by the Department of Economics, Christ University, Bangalore.

    Even Semester

    Resource Person for the FDP titled ‘Faculty Development Programme Itinerary on "Business Research Techniques" organized by the Department of Management Studies, Christ University, Bangalore.  December 17-24, 2012
     Organising Member for the programme titled "Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Social Realities: Empirical Evidences of Challenges and Opportunities of People in Bangaluru 7th February, 2012

    WORK SHOPS / FDP / TRAINING PROGRAMMES ATTENDED:

    Name of the Programme

    Duration

    Organized by

    Recent Software Developments in Statistical Applications

    9 March, 2009

    St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science, Cuddalore

    Applications of Quantitative Techniques in Social Science Research

    6 - 11 July, 2009

    Periyar University and The Indian Econometric Society, New Delhi

    Time Series Modeling and Applications

    29 Oct. - 1 Nov., 2009

    Madras School of Economics, Chennai

    Computer Applications in Social Sciences

    Jan. 2-11, 2010

    Annamalai University, TamilNadu

    Applied Econometrics for Finance and Management

    5 -9 Feb. 2011.

    Bharathidasan University and The Indian Econometric Society, New Delhi

    Faculty Development Programme (FDP)

    July, 29 2011

    School of Management Studies, Surya Group of Institutions, Tamilnadu.

    Two-Day Workshop on Research Methodology  19-20 March, 2012Pondicherry University, Karaikal

    CONFERENCES / SEMINARS ATTENDED:

    Name of the Programme

    Dates

    Organized by

    Indian Economy: The Post-Liberalisation Scenario

    27 October, 2006

    Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

     India Finance Conference 2011 21-23 December 2011 IIM, Bangalore

    List of Faculty
    Name           
    Qualifications
    Profile
    1 Divya Pradeep MA, M.Phil , NET
    2 Emmanual P. J. M.A.
    3 Greeshma Manoj MA, M.Phil, NET
    4 Joshy K. J. MA, MBA, B.Ed, NET
    5 Mahesh E. M.A, PhD
    6 Marie Joseph Gerard Rassendran MA, PGDPM
    7 Mathew P. M. M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D
    8 Rajeshwari U. R. M.A., Ph.D.
    9 Santhosh Kumar P. K. B.A.,M.A.
    10 Srinivasan P M.A., M.Phil.
    11 Xavier M. M.A., M.Phil.
    12 Xavier V K MA,M.Phil , NET

    Courses Offered

    Doctoral Programmes (PhD)
    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics

    M Phil Programmes
    Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Economics

    Postgraduate Programmes
    Master of Arts (MA) in Applied Economics

    Undergraduate Programmes
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics, Politics, Sociology
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History, Economics, Politics
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honors in Economics
    Bachelor of Science (BSc) Economics, Mathematics, Statistics
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology, Sociology, Economics

    Certificate Courses in Odd Semester
    International Trade and Globalization
    Financial Markets


     
     
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