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Dr. Saurav Roychoudhury is a Professor of Finance and Economics at Capital University. He earned his Ph.D. in economics with a specialization in finance from the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University in 2006. Prior to that, he worked at the Industrial Investment Bank of India and as a research officer in the Department of Economic Analysis and Policy at the Reserve Bank of India. He earned a master's degree in economics from the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in India and an MBA from ICFAI Business School, India. He also holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification from the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
His expertise is in corporate finance, governance, data analytics, investments and risk management. Dr. Roychoudhury has presented his research findings at several national and international academic conferences. He has published in various peer-reviewed journals, has authored a book and written multiple book chapters. He won the best doctoral teaching award while he was a Ph.D. student at West Virginia University 2005 and the best paper award in Finance in the American Business research conference in 2012. He has written multiple peer-reviewed modules on using MS Excel in computational finance through an NSF grant for which he was a co-PI. He is an advocate for undergraduate research and enjoys mentoring students. He has refereed for several journals and is a member of the editorial board of few international journals. His research findings have been mentioned in The Economist, Slate, and the Bloomberg Businessweek. He was a visiting research scientist at the Indian Statistical Institute, India, during his sabbatical in 2013-14. He has been engaged in consulting for few start-ups as well fortune 500 companies like Mercedes Benz, USA. He has served as a senator at Capital University and currently serves on the University Budget and Planning, Faculty Evaluation and Retirement Planning committees.
Ph.D., College of Business & Economics, West Virginia University Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Global Association of Risk ProfessionalsChartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of IndiaMBA (Finance and IT), IBS, India, 2000Master's degree in economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India
UndergraduateFinance (traditional and Hybrid Offering)Investments; Corporate FinanceFinancial Institutions, Markets & Risk Econometrics.Introduction to Political Economy (Economics)
MBAFinancial Management Financial Modeling with ExcelQuantitative and Analytical Methods