A Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Dr. Harshita earned her Ph. D. in Finance from IIT Delhi in the area of asset pricing and market efficiency. Her Alma Mater also includes Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. She is a certificate holder of CFA Institute’s Investment Foundations. She had been awarded Junior Research Fellowship from the University Grants Commission for pursuing research anywhere in India. She is also an awardee of CBSE Merit Scholarship for her outstanding academic performance.
She has published journal articles with publishers of international repute, and acts as reviewer for a few journals. She is a recipient of Emerald Literati Award for Outstanding Paper. She has presented papers at prestigious institutes and societies, both nationally and internationally. She has played the roles of reviewer as well as discussant for conferences. She has received travel grant from the Research Promotional Fund of IIT Delhi for paper presentation at an international conference. She has attended FDPs, MDPs, summer schools, and workshops at institutes of international repute. She has also attended a one-week program on Financial Strategies for Value Creation at Nanyang Business School, NTU, Singapore.
Her research interests are in the areas of Asset Pricing, Information and Market Efficiency, Risk Management, and Contemporary Issues in Finance.
She has more than 4.5 years of experience in industry and academia. Prior to joining IMI, she has been associated with IMT Ghaziabad, FORE School of Management and Tata Power-Delhi Distribution Ltd.
Her webpage can be accessed at: https://sites.google.com/a/dmsiitd.org/harshita/