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Name Prof. Arindam Gupta
Designation Professor
Department Name COMMERCE
Office Phone No +91 3222-298417 Extn. 417
Email ID arindamgupta69@gmail.com
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Mobile No 9433473514
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Address Department of Commerce, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
P.G.D.F.M.INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY1998
PH.D. IN COMMERCEUNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN1998
I.C.W.A. (FINAL)INSTITUTE OF COST ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA (FORMERLY, ICWAI)1993
M.COM.UNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN1991
B.COM. (HONS.)UNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN1989
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Professor, Dept. of Commerce, Vidyasagar University from 26th May, 2005 (continuing)
Post Doctoral Researcher, Financial Research and Trading Laboratory, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta from 2nd February, 2018 to 1st August, 2019
Coordinator, M.Phil. course in Commerce from August, 2015 to July, 2017
U.G.C. Visiting Professor, Dept. of Economics, University of Burdwan from 1st March, 2013 to 31st March, 2013
Reader, Dept. of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University from 25th April, 2001 to 25th May, 2005
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Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Finance
Public policy
Corporate Governance
Social Issues in Finance
Capital Market
Course/ Subject Taught 
Financial Management
Indian Financial System
Security Analysis
Management Accounting
Strategic Management
Financial Economics (as Visiting Professor at Economics Dept. of University of Burdwan)
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Determinants of Financial Literacy and Use of Financial Services: An Empirical Study amongst the Unorganized Sector Workers in Indian Scenario (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)Iranian Journal of Management Studies (IJMS), Vol. 12, No. 4, Autumn, ISSN: 2008-7055, pp. 657-6752019University of Tehran, Iran
Black Money in India: Retrospect and Prospect, https://doi.org/10.5296/ifb.v5i2International Finance and Banking, Vol. 5, No. 2, ISSN 2374-2089, pp. 1-212018Macrothink Institute, USA
Fair Value Accounting: A paradigm shift in valuationEdited Volume, entitled "Emerging issues in Accounting, Finance and Taxation", (eds.) Lalit Kumar Joshi and Paramita Chakravarty, July, ISBN 978-81-930092-9-1, pp. 9-15.2017Research & Publication Cell, P.G. Department of Commerce, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata
A study into financial literacy of Purba Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal (India): Determinants and its impact on Access to financial services (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)International Research Journal of Management and Commerce,Vol. 4, Issue 8, August, ISSN 2348-9766, pp. 329-346.2017Associated Asia Research Foundation
Impact of Ownership Structure, Board Composition and CEO Characteristics on Corporate Performance: An Indian Study (a joint paper with Apu Manna and Tarak Nath Sahu)Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management, Vol. 7, No. 7, July, ISSN: 2249-7307, pp. 100-119.2017Asian Research Consortium, www.aijsh.com
Financial Inclusion and Financial Literacy: A comparative study in their interrelation between selected urban and rural areas in the state of West Bengal [A joint paper with Shubhra Biswas (Sinha)]IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR - JEF), Vol. 2, December, ISSN: 2321-5925, Impact factor: 1.189, pp. 67-722015International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR) in association with K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
Dividend history and determinants in selected Indian companies: A study during 1993-94 to 2004-05 (a joint paper with A. Parua)Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 4, ISSN: 1834-2000, indexed in ProQuest, EBSCO databases and Cabell’s and Ulrich’s Directories, pp. 45-81.2009The University of Wollongong, Australia
Reverse Merger of ICICI with ICICI Bank – An Indian Case Study (a joint paper with Debashis Kundu)Sasin Journal of Management,Vol. 14, No. 1, June, ISSN: 0859-2659, indexed in Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and European Quality Improvement System, pp. 54-78.2008Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
A study on the Impact of Union Budgets on Stock Prices in India (a joint paper with Debashis Kundu) - ReprintedSSRN (www.papers.ssrn.com) January,indexed itself, posted on 21 January2008An E-Journal published from USA the web address of which is www.papers.ssrn.com
An enquiry into compliance of corporate governance codes by the private sector Indian companies (a joint paper with A. Parua)- ReprintedSSRN (www.papers.ssrn.com) January,indexed itself, posted on 12 February2007An E-Journal published from USA the web address of which is www.papers.ssrn.com
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National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Are bank charges justified?Outlook Money, January, p. 632019Outlook Publishing India Pvt. Ltd. , New Delhi
Health insurance in India vis-a-vis the new Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection MissionManagement Accountant, Vol. 54, No. 3, March, ISSN 0972-3528, pp. 74-782019The Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Sticking PlasterThe Telegraph, Vol. XXXVII, No. 214, February 11, p.142019The ABP Group, Kolkata
Join the dotsThe Telegraph, Vol. XXXVII, No. 269, April 8, p.142019The ABP Group, Kolkata
How does Financial Literacy Influence Financial Inlusion? A Study of the Unorganized Sector in Purba Medinipur District of West Bengal (a joint paper with Debabrata Jana and Abhijit Sinha)Indian Journal of Commerce, Vol. 72, No. 1, January-March, ISSN: 0019-512X, pp. 85-952019School of Mnagement Studies, IGNOU, New Delhi on behalf of Indian Commerce Association
Why more monetary easing is on the cardsSunday Business Standard, Vol. IX, No. 54, September 22, p.112019Business Standard Ltd.
Left out of the welfare gridThe Telegraph, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 87, October 2, p.162019The ABP Group, Kolkata
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana as a financial inclusion drive: a case study of West Bengal (a joint paper with Ashok Banerjee)Decision, Vol. 46, No. 4, December,ISSN 0304-0941, pp. 335-3522019Springer India on behalf of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
The end of financial inclusion?Sunday Business Standard, Vol. VIII, No. 40, June 17, p.112018Business Standard Ltd.
E-Governance? We still have to rely on snail mail for complaintsThe Quint, June 25, https://www.thequint.com/voices/blogs/sebi-egovernance-digital-india-online-complaint2018The Quint, www.thequint.com
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Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Governance Led Corporate Performance: Theory and Practice, ISBN: 978-17-89738-48-3Emerald Publishing, UK2019Co-author with Dr. Apu Manna and Dr. Trak Nath Sahu
Ownership structure and Corporate performance, ISBN: 978-93-83241-38-5Archers & Elevators Publishing House, Bangalore2014Co-author with Dr. Sohag Joarder
Commerce Education in The New MillenniumU. N. Dhur Publishers Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata2004Co-editor with Prof. K. C. Paul
Security Market Risk, ISBN: 81-7099-904-9Mittal Publications, New Delhi2003Only author
Capital Market – Theory and InstitutionsBook Syndicate Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata2002Co-author with Prof. Jaydeb Sarkhel
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Shubhra SinhaStatus of Financial Literacy and its Impact on Household Decision Making: A study with reference to selected districts of West Bengal Submitted2019
Goutam Kumar SharmaHealth insurance in West Bengal: Awareness, Purchase and claim settlement Ongoing2022 (Expected)
Oindrila BanerjeeA Study into CSR Expenditure and Reporting Practices of Selected Indian CompaniesDr. Brajaballav PalOngoing2021 (Expected)
Ritu PareekCorporate Governance, Performance and Sustainability: A study on selected Indian companiesDr. Tarak Nath SahuOngoing2020

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Saibal Kumar MukhopadhyayEmployee Retention Strategies in Educational Institutes - A study of Private Engineering and Management Institutes in West Bengal Awarded2018
Debabrata JanaFinancial Literacy and Access to Financial Services in the unorganized sector in West Bengal: A study of Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur districtsDr. Abhijit SinhaAwarded2018
Apu MannaImpact of Ownership Structure and Board Composition on Corporate Performance: A study with reference to selected Indian CompaniesDr. Tarak Nath SahuAwarded2018
Sibaram ChatterjeeImpact of Regional Rural Banks on Financial Inclusion, Quality of Life and Women Empowerment in the backward districts of West Bengal - A Case Study of Bangiya Gramin Bikash BankDr. Pinaki Das, Dept. of Economics with Rural Development, V.U.Awarded2016
Munmun DeA study into the determinants of shareholder activism in India Awarded2013
Anupam ParuaA study of dividend behaviour of selected Indian companies in liberalized Indian economy (1993-94 to 2004-05) Awarded2010
Sohag Joarder (Ghosh Dastidar)A study of interrelation between top management-ownership and corporate performance in selected Indian companies during 2001 - 2005 Awarded2010
Pradip Kumar SamantaA study on the impact of published financial statements on equity stock prices in India during 1995 - 2003 Awarded2008
Debashis KunduImpact of some selected economic and political events on Indian stock prices – A study during 1991 - 2005 Awarded2008
Rabindranath De DalalA study on Life Insurance Sector in India: Structural Adjustment and its Consequences on Companies’ Performance and Schemes’ Profitability Awarded2007
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Project Work



Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Outreach Programme on: Inculcating Savings Culture and Basic Financial Literacy among the People of Jungle Mahal – A Field Study with Reference to Kalajhoria Village in Paschim Medinipur DistrictInvestigatorVidyasagar University under U.G.C. unassigned grant for Extension activities500001 year20162017
A study into Investors awareness, activism and redressal of grievances in IndiaPrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.5212002 year and 9 months20092012
A study of interrelation between ownership structure and corporate performance in selected Indian companies (during the post-liberalization period) as an emerging dimension in Corporate GovernancePrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.2420003 year and 5 months20052008
Corporate Earnings Management in India – A StudyPrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.250001 year and 8 months20022004
Interrelation Between Market-based Security Risk Measure and Accounting Information: A study based on companies in the General Engineering Industry of IndiaPrincipal InvestigatorU.G.C.150001 year19961997
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Current Indian Economy and The Role of CMAsThe Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Kharagpur Chapter, December 22, 2019RPF Training Institute, S. E. Rly., Kharagpur2020
Effectiveness of PMJDY towards financial inclusion: An empirical studyRefresher Course on "New frontiers in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences" by UGC-HRDC, University of Calcutta, January 11, 2019Department of Commerce, University of Calcutta2019
Financial inclusion as a public policy - A case study of PMJDYRefresher Course on "Emerging Issues in Accounting, Finance and Management" by UGC-HRDC, University of Calcutta, November 27, 2019Department of Commerce, Ashutosh Building, College Street, University of Calcutta2019
The challenge of change in current Indian Economy and The Role of CMAsThe Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Durgapur Chapter, , December 08, 2019Steel Club, A Zone, DSP township, Durgapur2019
Effectiveness of PMJDY in the journey of financial inclusionRefresher Course on "New frontiers in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences" by UGC-HRDC, University of Calcutta, January 11, 2019Department of Commerce, University of Calcutta2019
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Membership of Learned Society 
National Executive Committee Member, Indian Accounting Association, 2010-2013
Member, Indian Commerce Association, No. WB-25
Fellow, Institute of Cost Accountants of India, formerly ICWAI
Indian Accounting Association, South Bengal (Midnapore) Branch, Secretary:2008-2011 &Vice President:2011- 2018
Member, Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation
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Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Life Member, Indian Accounting Associationsince 1994
External Member, Post Graduate Board of Studies in Commerce, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong2011 to 2014
External Member, Indira Gandhi Studies Centre, U.G.C., at Sant Mohan Singh Khalsa Labana Girls College at Barara, Ambala, Punjab2011 to 2012
External Member, Post Graduate Board of Studies in Business Administration, University of Burdwan, Burdwan2009 to 2013
National Executive Committee Member, Indian Accounting Association2010 to 2013
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Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
International Conference on "Addressing Inequality and Discrimination: An approach towards inclusive growth", January 272020Paper presenter, "Bank lending and the MSME sector: Further observations" (a joint paper with Prasenjit Roy)Prabhat Kumar College, Contai, Purba Medinipur and Indian Accounting Association, South Bengal Branch
International Conference on "Addressing Inequality and Discrimination: An approach towards inclusive growth", January 272020Paper presenter, "Credit, Micro-entrepreneurship and Economic empowerment for Women: In pursuit of Equality and Inclusive growth", January 27" (a joint paper with Prija Saha and Chaitali Ghosh)Prabhat Kumar College, Contai, Purba Medinipur and Indian Accounting Association, South Bengal Branch
International Conference on "Reforms in Financial Institutions and Markets: India and the Globe", March 062020Paper presenter, "IPO Mispricing: Evidence From India and Outside" (a joint paper with Prasenjit Roy)Dept. of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore
42nd All India Conference of Indian Accounting Association & International Seminar on Accounting Education & Research, December 28-29, 20192019Paper presenter, "A Review of Studies on Predictability of Accounting Information in Accounting Research" - jointly with Chaitali Ghosh and Shubhra BiswasDept. of Accounting, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur & Indian Accounting Association, Jodhpur Branch
41st All India Accounting Conference & International Seminar on Accounting Education and Research, January 5-62019Paper presenter, "Analysis into Risk Propensity in Household Decision Making: A study in the state of West Bengal" – jointly with Shubhra BiswasSchool of Business and Commerce, Manipal University Jaipur & Indian Accounting Association, Sanganer (Jaipur) Branch
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Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Seminar on "Contemporary Issues in Research in Business Studies", at Kolkata Regional Centre of IGNOU on 29th March, 20142014Jt. Organizing SecretaryIndian Accounting Association, Midnapore Branch
International Conference on "Contemporary Issues in Financial Institutions and Markets”, December 19-20, 20132013Jt. Organizing SecretaryICSSR and UGC
International Conference on “Indian Financial System and The Global Scenario”, March 10 and 11, 20102010Jt. Organizing SecretaryICSSR and UGC
National Conferenceon "Corporate Social Responsibility" by Indian Accounting Association, Midnapore Branch in association with Centre for Management Studies,The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, W.B., 27th and 28th March, 20102010Jt. Conference SecretaryU.G.C. and University of Burdwan
State-level seminar on “Financial Crisis: Current Scenario” by Indian Accounting Association, Midnapore Branch and Dept. of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, 24th April, 20092009Jt. OrganizerVidyasagar University, Midnapore
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Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
J. L. Nehru Memorial Fund Special Prize for outstanding result in P.G. Exams. of the countryJ. L. Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi1991
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