Dr.B Rajesh Kumar Dr. B Rajesh Kumar
Professor
Ph.D, IIT Kharagpur
Finance

B. Rajesh Kumar is a Professor at the Institute of Management Technology Dubai, UAE. He earned his PhD in Management from the Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kharagpur. He has published over 40 empirical research papers in refereed international journals. He is the author of 6 books published by Academic Press Elsevier USA , Palgrave Macmillan UK, Mc Graw-Hill India and ICFAI Books India.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Stock Market Event Studies
  • Valuation

  • Financial Management
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Financing and Appraisal
  • Derivative Securities
  • Investment and Portfolio Management

Empirical Research Papers

  • Rajesh, Effect of ESOPs on Performance, Productivity and Risk, IIMB Management Review, Vol 16 Number 1, March 2004 page 9-20. (ABDC Journal Quality List 2013-B/Google h5-index 11).
  • Rajesh, Effect of RPL-RIL Merger on Shareholder’s Wealth and Corporate Performance, The ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, Vol 10 No 9, Sept 2004 page 15-35. (Google h5-index 6).
  • Rajesh, P. Rajib, Characteristics of merging firms in India – An Empirical Examination, IIMA –Vikalpa, The Journal of Decision makers, Sage Publications, Vol 32, No 1, Jan-March 2007, Page 27-45.
  • Rajesh, P. Rajib, An Analytical Study on Multiple Mergers in India, IIMB Management Review, Vol 19, No 1, March 2007, page 1-11 (ABDC 2013 –B/ Google h5-index 11).
  • Rajesh, Mergers and Corporate Performance in India: An Empirical study,IIMC Decision, Vol 34, No 1, January –June 2007, page 121-147.
  • Rajesh, Satish, Product Innovations and Wealth Creation: Evidence from India, The Journal of Applied Business and Economics, North American Business Press, 2007, Vol 3, Pages 94-114. (ABDC 2013- C/Google h5 –index 10)
  • Rajesh, Suhas, Valuation of Indian Companies –An Analytical Perspective-Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol 4, Number 1, Jan-March 2008, Page 93-104, ISSN: 0973-2470.
  • Rajesh, Paneer, Mergers, Acquisitions and Wealth Creation in Indian Context, IIMB Management Review, Vol 3 No: 2 Sept 2009, page 222-244. (ABDC 2013 –B/ Google h5-index 11)
  • Rajesh, Discretionary Expenditures and Wealth Creation in Indian Companies, International Journal of Trade in Services, Serial Publications Vol (2) Issue (2) July Dec 2010.
  • Rajesh, Suhas, Analytical Study on Value Creation in Indian Bank Mergers, Afro Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, Inderscience Publications, Jan-June Vol 2, No 2, page 107-134, 2010. (ABDC 2013-C)
  • Rajesh, Ashok,Multiple Events and Wealth Creation in India: An Empirical Analysis, Journal of Managerial Finance, Institute of Public Enterprise India, 2010.
  • Rajesh, UAE’s Best Banks in 2008-A Survey Middle East Journal of Business, Vol 5 Issue 2 Aug 2010.
  • Sujit, Rajesh, Study on dynamic relationship among gold price, oil price, exchange rate and stock market returns”, International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, 2011, Vol 9, No 2, Pages 145-165, Serial Publications, (ABDC 2013 –C)
  • Joshi, Rajesh, A Survey of Positive and Negative Aspects of Indian Administrative Bureaucratic System, International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, Inderscience, 2011, Vol 4, No 6, (ABDC 2013 –C/ Google h5-index 8)
  • Joshi, Rajesh, Jasim, An empirical study of the use and usefulness of Financial, Non-financial and Subjective Measures for Performance Evaluation by Industrial Companies in Bahrain, International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting, Inderscience,2011, Vol 3, No 2, Page 140-169. (ABDC 2013 –C/Google h5-index 6)
  • Joshi, Mishiel, Rajesh, Determinants of Environmental disclosure by Indian Industrial listed companies in their websites- Empirical Study,International Journal of Accounting and Finance –Inderscience Publications, 2011, Vol 3, No 2, page 109-130, (ABDC 2013 –C)
  • Joshi, Wayne, Ashutosh, Rajesh, Diffusion of Management Accounting Practices in GCC, Accounting Perspectives, Wiley Blackwell Publications, March 2011, Volume 10, Issue 1, Page 23-53. (ABDC 2013 –C)
  • Rajesh, Are Profit Maximizers wealth creators? International Journal of Business Policy and Economics, Serial Publications, Jan-June 2012, Vol 5(1).
  • Rajesh, Manuel Emirates Bank International (EBI) merger with National Bank of Dubai (NBD) – A Valuation perspective, International Journal of Business Insights and Transformation,2012, Vol 5, Issue 1,
  • Shahin, George, Rajesh, Economists Hubris –The case of equity asset management, Journal of Financial Transformation Vol 29, Page 9-16.
  • Sujit, Rajesh, Critical factors determining innovative activities in Indian pharmaceutical industry, Market Forces, Vol 8 No 4 October 2012, page 1-28.
  • Manuel, Rajesh, Dalal, Determinants of capital structure: Evidence from Oman, Arabian Journal of Business and Management, Vol 2, No 11, June 2013. (Google h5-index 10)
  • Manuel, Rajesh, Wealth Creators in Dubai: A Survey based study, International Journal of Business and Management Studies, 2013, Vol 2(2), Pages 635-648.
  • Manuel, Rajesh, Satyamani, Dividend Announcements and Wealth Creation –An Empirical examination from the UAE markets, Journal of Strategic and International Studies, 2013, Pages 89-97, ISSN-2326-3636
  • Manuel, Rajesh, Evaluation of Post-Merger Operating performance of Emirates NBD, Vol -4, Mustang Journal of Accounting and Finance ,2013. (ABDC 2013 –C).
  • Rajesh, Arora D, Bansal A, ‘Valuation of General Electric: a case analysis’ Int. J. Teaching and Case Studies, 2015, Vol. 6, No. 3, Page 183–198.
  • Rajesh, Drivers for Wealth Creation in Firms: An Empirical Evidence from Gulf Cooperation Council Markets, International Journal of Economics and Finance; 2015, Vol 7, No: 1, Page 177-191. (ABDC 2013 –C/Google h5-index 23)
  • Rajesh, Waheed, Determinants of Dividend Policy: Evidence from GCC Market, Accounting and Finance Research, 2015, Vol 4 No: 1, Page 17-29. (ABDC 2013-C/ Google h5-index 7)
  • Rajesh, Determinants of Value Creation: An Empirical Examination from UAE Market, International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 2015, Vol 5, No 1, Page 75-85 (ABDC 2013-C/Google h5-index 16)
  • Rajesh, Determinants of Value Creation of GCC Firms-An Application of PLS SEM Model, Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, 2015, Vol 7, No 1, Pages 76-95. (ABDC 2013–C/Google h5-index 12)
  • Rajesh, Sujit, Wealth Creators in the banking sector in UAE during the 2010-2015 period, Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting,Vol 7, No 2, Pages 152-160. (ABDC 2013–C/Google h5-index 12)
  • Rajesh, Gera, Saha, Wealth Creation in the largest banking mergers –An Empirical Analysis, Asian Economic and Financial Review, 2016, Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 206-217. (ABDC 2013-C/Google h5-index 13)
  • Sujit, Rajesh, Determinants of Discretionary Investments: Evidence from Indian Food Industry, SAGE Open, Jan-March 2016: 1-16.DOI:10.1177/2/58244016636429.(Google h5-index 17)
  • Rajesh, Sujit, An Empirical Study on Valuation of Oil Companies, OPEC Energy Review, Wiley Publications, Volume 40, Issue 1, March 2016, Pages 91-108. (ABDC 2013 –C/Google h5- index 9)
  • Sujit, Rajesh, Impact of Discretionary Expenditures on Profitability during recession: Evidence from Manufacturing Sector in India, Theoretical Economic Letters, June 2016, Volume 6, No 3, Pages 367-387.(ABDC 2013-B)
  • Rajesh, Sujit, Drivers of Value Creation and Profitability in Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: An Empirical Examination using Latent Variable Approach, A.T. Business Management Review, Volume 12, Number 1, Pages 119-130. (ABDC 2013-B)
  • Rajesh, Sujit, Determinants of Dividend Policy in GCC firms: An Application of Partial Least Square Method, Corporate Ownership & Control, Vol 13, Issue 3, Pages 455-463(ABDC 2013-B).
  • Rajesh, Sujit, Value drivers in Oil Companies: An Application of Variance Based Structure Equation Model, Contemporary Management Research (Accepted.ABDC 2013 –B/Google h5 -index 10)

 

Publications in other Journals/Magazines

  • Shahin, George, Rajesh, Economics Hubris-The case of Equity asset management, Management Online Review, Oxford Publishing, Sept 2010, ISSN1996-3300, Pages 1-13.
  • Rajesh,Economic Recovery in MENA: The Path Ahead, Middle East Journal of BusinessNov 2011
  • Rajesh, Tourism in Dubai, The Sunrise sector, Middle East Journal of Business, February 2012
  • Rajesh, The Economic and Financial Dynamics of Arab Region, Middle East Journal of Business,Vol 7 Issue 2. April/May 2012.
  • Rajesh, Loki, Wealth creators in the real estate sector of Dubai-A survey based study, Research papers –ConstructArabia.com
  • Rajesh, The relevance of strategic trade relationship of UAE with Asian region-A special focus on Dubai, MAP Middle East Institute, Washington, Aug 2013http://www.mei.edu/content/uae%E2%80%99s-strategic-trade-partnership-asia-focus-dubai.
  • Rajesh, The Strategic Importance of Tourism, Role Model Dubai portrays Tourism as significant growth engine, Euro Mediterranean Association Magazine Mediterranes Nov 2013.
  • Rajesh, Economic and Financial System in Middle East –An Examination, Middle East Journal of Business, Volume 9, Issue 4, October 2014, page 21-25.
  • Rajesh, Lessons from the 2008 Financial crisis-A Perspective ,http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=txb_mm_blog1?ie=UTF8&node=5639697011;http://money-markets-blog.amazon.com/post/Tx1PCU089A0GU4Z/Lessons-From-the-2008-Financial-Crisis-A-Perspective.

  • Effect of RPL-RIL Merger on Shareholder’s Wealth and Corporate Performance, International Conference on Business and Finance at Hyderabad, organized by ICFAI University, India and University of Philadelphia, USA Dec 2003
  • Role of Small Scale Industries for Sustainable Economic Development – A critical Review, XXVII Indian Social Science Congress, IIT Khargpur, Dec 2003
  • A Research survey on R&D Trends in India – The R&D Management Conference, July 2005 Pisa Italy, organized by the Scuola Superiore Sant ‘ Anna, “ politecnico di Milano” Technical University.
  • An Analytical Study on Multiple Mergers in India – International Conference in Accounting and Finance in Transition, University of Greenwich, Greenwich, London, 13-16 July 2005.
  • An Analytical study on performance of the small scale industries during 1973-2005 –Evidence from India, International Scientific Conference –The next decade challenges for Business Feb 2-3, 2006, organized by Riga International School of Business & Economics & Consortium of International Double Degree, Latvia
  • Liberalization of Indian Economy and its impact on Performance of Key Sectors. International Scientific Conference –The next decade challenges for Business Feb 2-3, 2006, organized by Riga International School of Business & Economics & Consortium of International Double Degree, Latvia.
  • The largest banking merger in the Middle East: Emirates Bank International merger with National Bank of Dubai. Western Case Writers Association Conference, March 25, 2009, Kailu –Kona, Hawaii.
  • Multiple Events and Wealth Creation in India: An Empirical Analysis, 3rd International Conference on Accounting and Finance, University of Macedonia, Greece, August23-24 2010.
  • Are Profit maximizers wealth creators? Business and Economics Society International, (B&ESI, USA), conference, July 15-19 2010 Athens, Greece.
  • Infrastructure Growth in GCC- A Comparative Study, Diamond Jubilee International Conference on Frontiers of Infrastructure Finance (2011),(ICFIF) Dec29-30,2011,Indian Institute of Technology ,Kharagpur India.
  • Corporate Governance in Banking Sector-A study with reference to Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region. International Conference on corporate governance in banking sector, Centre for corporate governance & ONGC Subir Raha Chair on Corporate Governance, Institute of Public Enterprise,8-9 September 2011.
  • Evaluation of post-merger operating performance of Emirates NBD – International Conference on Economics and Finance by The Social Sciences Research Society (SOSRES) at Izmir, (Turkey), from 27 to 29 April, 2012.
  • An Empirical Analysis of Corporate Financial Structure in the UAE, at the International Conference on Excellence in Business, University of Sharjah, from 9 to 10 May, 2012
  • Determinants of Capital Structure: Evidence from Oman, at International Conference on ‘Global Perspectives of Business & Management – Changing Dynamics’ (GPBM@2012), Skyline University College, Sharjah, from April 29 to May 1, 2012.
  • Wealth creators in Dubai – A survey based study , International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference , Austria, Sonnenhofgasse 8-10, 1050 Vienna (14-18 April 2013)
  • Environmentally Sustainable Initiatives- A Case Analysis of Equate Petrochemical Company, Qatar University International Conference on Transition to knowledge based economy: Multidisciplinary thinking and best practices, Doha Nov 2-4 2013.
  • Appetite for IPOs in UAE : An empirical examination of Wealth Creation, International Conference on Business Management , IMT Dubai , Nov 19-21 2013.
  • Trends of Dividend Payments and Market Reactions during the Dividend Announcement: Evidence from Qatar Market, Proceedings of 4th European Business Research Conference, 9-10 April 2015, Imperial College, London UK .(with Manuel)

  • Strategic Financial Management Casebook, Academic Press, Elsevier USA, ISBN9780128054758, Nov 2016, Pages 598.
  • Valuation –Concepts and Theories, Academic Press, Elsevier USA, Nov 2015 ISBN 0128025433, 9780128025437, Pages 514.
  • Strategies of Banks and other financial institutions: Theories and Cases, Academic Press, Elsevier USA,July 2014ISBN-13:9780124169975, Pages 539.
  • Mega Mergers and Acquisitions: Select cases from Key Industries, Palgrave Macmillan UK, Nov 2012, ISBN 978-1-137-00589-2, Pages 239
  • Mergers and Acquisition: Text and Cases, McGraw-Hill Higher Education India, Sept 2010, ISBN-13:978-0-07-009122-1, Pages 439
  • Growth Strategies of Indian Pharma Companies, ICFAI University Press, 2007, ISBN 81-314-0757-8, Pages 416, (with Satish).

  • Growth Strategies of Construction and Real Sector in UAE- Centre for case studies, HEC Montreal
  • TV Channels In India –Strategic Growth Perspective, Centre for Case studies, HEC Montreal
  • Flying High in the Sky”,HEC Montreal Centre for Case studies (coauthored with Sujit , Manuel)