Name Card

Sudarshan Kumar
Assistant Professor
Academic Group: 
Finance and Control
Phone No.: 
+91-33-24678300-06, Ext. 2056
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Academic Background: 
B. Tech. (IIT Kharagpur), Ph.D. (IIM Ahmedabad)
Courses Taught: 
IIM Kozhikode: 2020-21 Corporate Finance Financial Markets Fixed Income Securities Security Analysis & Portfolio Management Financial Econometrics Financial Modeling


Journal Publications: 
Kumar, S., & Virmani, V. (2021). Term structure estimation with liquidity-adjusted Affine Nelson Siegel model: A nonlinear state space approach applied to the Indian bond market. Applied Economics, 1-22. Kumar, S., Bansal, A., Chakrabarti, A.S. Ripples on financial networks. The European Journal of Finance 2020a;0(0):1–22. URL: Kumar, S., Di Matteo, T., Chakrabarti, A.S. Disentangling shock diffusion on complex networks: identification through graph planarity. Journal of Complex Networks 2020b;8(3). URL: Chakrabarti, A.S., Kumar, S. A computational algorithm to analyze unobserved sequential reactions of the central banks: inference on complex lead–lag relationship in evolution of policy stances. Journal of Computational Social Science 2020;3(1):33–54. URL:
Research Interests: 
Fixed Income, Macro-Finance, Financial Network, Quantitative Finance