Assistant Professor of Finance

London Business School

Regent's Park, London NW1 4SA, UK

Email: lnaaraayanan@london.edu


Research Interests: Empirical Corporate Finance; Entrepreneurship; Financial Intermediation


CV

Published and Accepted Papers


Working Papers

  • Revise & Resubmit, Review of Financial Studies

  • Conferences: Bocconi-RFS Banking Conference 2019, SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific 2018, ISB Summer Conference 2018, CICF 2018, ABFER 2018

  • Media Coverage: Forbes, World Bank, Financial Express


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

  • Conferences: 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: 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)


Business Group Spillovers with Daniel Wolfenzon

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


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