Assistant Professor of Finance

London Business School

Regent's Park, London NW1 4SA, UK

Email: lnaaraayanan@london.edu


Research Interests: Corporate Governance; Entrepreneurship; Financial Intermediation


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Published and Accepted Papers


Working Papers

Business Group Spillovers with Daniel Wolfenzon

  • Revise & Resubmit, Review of Financial Studies

  • Conferences: Minnesota Corporate Finance Conference 2020, EFA 2019, FIRS 2019, CICF 2019, FMA 2018, SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2017


  • Best Paper, European Investment Forum (Cambridge), 2021

  • Best Paper in Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions at the FMA European Conference, 2021

  • Moskowitz Prize for Best Paper in Sustainable and Responsible Investing, 2020

  • Conferences: FIRS 2022*, UC Santa Barbara Workshop in Environmental and Resource Economics*, Oklahoma Energy Finance Conference 2022, AFA 2022, European Investment Forum (Cambridge), SFS Cavalcade 2021, MIT Golub Center Conference, Weinberg Center - Corporate Governance Symposium 2021, MFA 2021, Political Economy of Finance Conference 2020 (Chicago Booth), EFA 2020, Texas Finance Festival 2020, UBC Winter Finance Conference 2020, European Winter Finance Conference 2020, World Symposium on Investment Research 2020 (Zurich), Mid-Atlantic Research Conference in Finance 2020 (MARC), ISB Summer Conference 2020, NFA 2020, GRASFI 2020 (Columbia University), ADBI-JBF-SMU Green and Ethical Finance Conference


Women's Inheritance Rights and Entrepreneurship Gender Gap

  • WFA Best Student Paper Award (USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award), 2019

  • WFA Cubist Systematic Strategies Ph.D. Candidate Award for Outstanding Research, 2019

  • LBS Wheeler Institute Award, 2019

  • CICF Best Paper Award, 2019

  • Conferences: BSE Summer Forum*, EFA 2020, WFA 2019, SFS Cavalcade North America, FIRS 2019, 2019 Colorado Finance Summit, 19th REER Conference, FMA 2019, NFA 2019, CICF 2019, USC PhD Conference in Finance, LBS Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference

  • Seminars: Arizona State University (W.P Carey), Boston College (Carroll), Harvard Business School, INSEAD, London Business School, Notre Dame (Mendoza), University of Michigan (Ross), University of Rochester (Simon), University of Texas Dallas (Naveen Jindal), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)


  • Conferences: CEPR Political Economy*, Craig Holden Memorial Finance Conference


  • Conferences: NBER Summer Institute*, OCC Symposium on Climate Risk in Banking and Finance*, AREUEA (New Orleans)*, Urban Economics Association


  • Conferences: Financial Markets and Corporate Governance 2022, NSE-NYU India Conference, New Zealand Finance Meeting 2021, FMA 2021 (Denver), Corporate Finance Day (Erasmus), MFA 2021, Eastern FA 2021, CICF 2021