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Curriculum Vitae - Indian School of Business

RAMABHADRAN (RAM) S. THIRUMALAI

Indian School of Business Office: +91 (40) 2318 7151

Gachibowli Home: +91 (40) 2318 7202

Hyderabad – 500 032 Fax: +91 (40) 2300 7035

India

Email: ram_thirumalai@isb.edu

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India, 2006-present

Visiting Assistant Professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University,

2005-2006, 2007

Visiting Assistant Professor, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of

Pittsburgh, 2004-2005

Instructor, School of Continuing Studies, Indiana University, 2002-2004

Adjunct Lecturer, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 2001-2004

Associate Instructor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1996-2001

Graduate Assistant, Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina, 1994-

1996

EDUCATION

PhD in Business Administration, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2004

- Major in Finance

- Minor in Mathematics

MS in Statistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1996

BE (Honours) in Chemical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and

Science, Pilani, India, 1993


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Market Microstructure and Corporate Finance

PUBLICATIONS

• “What’s in a Vote? The Short- and Long-Run Impact of Dual-Class Equity

on IPO Firm Values,” with Scott B. Smart and Chad J. Zutter, 2008, Journal

of Accounting and Economics 45, 94-115.

• “Information Revelation in the Futures Market: Evidence from Single Stock

Futures,” with Kuldeep Shastri and Chad J. Zutter, 2008, Journal of Futures

Markets 28, 335-353.

WORKING PAPERS

• “Advertising for Liquidity on the New York Stock Exchange,” with Robert

Jennings, first round review at the Journal of Financial Markets

• “Active vs. passive ETFs”

• “The Bond ETF Market”

• “Does Exemption from Uptick Rule Effectively Alleviate Short-Sale

Constraints?”

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

• “Accounting restatements, market effects, and changes in regulatory policy,”

with Kuldeep Shastri and Chad J. Zutter

• “Asymmetric Earnings Response Puzzle: Conservative Accounting or

Aggressive Reporting?,” with Pankaj K. Jain and Joshua Ronen

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

• “Two Cumulative Damage Models for Strength of Composite Materials,”

1997, with W. J. Padgett and P. D. Weathers, Journal of Applied Statistical

Science 6, No. 2/3, 87-104


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

• “What’s in a Vote? The Short- and Long-Run Impact of Dual-Class Equity

on IPO Firm Values,” with Scott B. Smart and Chad J. Zutter

− 19 th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, 2006

• “Information Revelation in the Futures Market: Evidence from Single Stock

Futures,” with Kuldeep Shastri and Chad J. Zutter

− 2007 Financial Management Association European Conference (presented

by co-author)

MEDIA COVERAGE OF RESEARCH

• “What’s in a Vote? The Short- and Long-Run Impact of Dual-Class Equity

on IPO Firm Values,” with Scott B. Smart and Chad J. Zutter

− Cited by the Dow Jones News Service, May 17, 2006

− Cited by The Sacramento Bee, May 7, 2006

TEACHING INTERESTS

Derivatives, International Finance, Investments, and Microstructure

TEACHING AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

A) COURSES TAUGHT

Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India

OPFR: Options & Futures

- Four sections, Term 5 2007-08 (Rating: 5.99/7)

- Four sections, Term 5 2006-07 (Rating: 6.18/7)

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

BUSFIN 1328: Capital Markets

- Two sections, Spring 2005 (Rating: 4.24/5)

BUSFIN 1321: Investment Management

- Two sections, Fall 2004 (Rating: 3.31/5)


Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

F303: Intermediate Investments

- Three sections, Spring 2007 (Rating: 5.55/7)

F494: International Finance

- Spring 2006 (Rating: 6.10/7)

- Two sections, Fall 2005 (Rating: 5.39/7)

- Two sections, Spring 2001 (Rating: 5.59/7)

F305: Intermediate Corporate Finance

- Two sections, Spring 2006 (Rating: 5.36/7)

- Fall 2003 (Rating: 5.85/7)

F421: Derivatives and Corporate Risk Management

- Spring 2004 (Rating: 6.00/7)

- Fall 2003 (Rating: 6.00/7)

- Fall 2002 (Rating: 6.11/7)

- Spring 2002 (Rating: 5.44/7)

- Fall 2001 (Rating: 5.55/7)

- Summer 1999 (Rating: 5.5/7)

F335: Security Trading and Market Making

- Spring 2002 (Rating: 5.68/7)

- Fall 2001 (Rating: 6.00/7)

F301: Financial Management

- Two sections, Summer 1997 (Rating: 5.32/7)

Note: Rating refers to overall assessment of the instructor.

B) OTHER

BBA Honors Thesis Advisor to Bryan Place, 2000-2001

AWARDS

Outstanding Associate Instructor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University,

2001


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Finance Association, Financial Management Association, Western

Finance Association

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Discussant at Indian School of Business’ 2006 Centre for Analytical Finance

Winter Research Conference (Theme: Microstructure of International Financial

Markets)

Discussant at 2005 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

Session Chairperson (substitute for Chad Zutter) and Discussant at 2004 Financial

Management Association Annual Meeting

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