Avijit Bansal

Avijit Bansal


Assistant Professor
Academic Group: Finance and Control


Phone No.: +91 33 7121 2016
Email ID.: avijit@iimcal.ac.in

Curriculum Vitae

Avijit Bansal CV


Personal Details:

You can find my detailed CV on my personal webpage at www.aviijtbansal.com

Contact Details:

Office Address: K-205, First Floor, New Academic Block, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Joka, Kolkata – 700104 The easiest way to contact me personally is by dropping me an email.




Academic Background:

Ph.D. - Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (2021)
B.Tech - Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (2014)

Courses Taught:

Corporate Finance (Core Course) Behavioral Finance (Elective Course)


NSE-IEA Award for Best Thesis in Financial Economics, 2021 Prof. Tirath Gupta Memorial Award for the best thesis at IIM Ahmedabad, May 2021 Chaudhary-Padmanabhan-Pant Award for highest CGPA among Ph.D. students at IIM Ahmedabad, March 2018


Work Experience:

Assistant Professor, Finance & Control, IIM Calcutta - July 2021 to Present
ZS Associates, Pune - 2014 to 2015


Journal Publications:

  • Bansal, A. and Jacob, J. (2022). Impact of Price Path on Disposition Bias. Journal of Banking & Finance. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378426622001960
  • Bansal, A., Jacob, J., & Pandey, A. (2021). Influence of endogenous reference points on the selling decisions of retail investors. European Financial Management, 1–37. https://doi.org/10.1111/eufm.12347
  • Bansal, A., Gopalakrishnan, B., Jacob, J., & Srivastava, P. (2022). Impact of operational fragility on stock returns: Lessons from Covid-19 crisis. International Review of Finance, 22 (2), 365-398. Retrieved from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/irfi.12374
  • Kumar, S., Bansal, A., & Chakrabarti, A. S. (2020). Ripples on financial networks. The European Journal of Finance, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2020.1835686
  • Guha, P., Bansal, A., Guha, A., & Chakrabarti, A. S. (2021). Gravity and depth of social media networks. Journal of Complex Networks, 9(2), cnab016.
  • Das, A., Bansal, A., & Ghosh, S. (2020). Financial misconduct, fear of prosecution, and bank lending. Economic & Political Weekly, 55 (13), 54–61.


  • Bansal, A., & Das, A. (2020). PMI: A leading or misleading indicator? The Hindu BusinessLine.