Dr. Bipin Sony

Assistant Professor

Email: bipin@base.ac.in

Educational Qualification

  • 2019- PhD in Economics, Madras School of Economics, Chennai
  • 2012- UGC-NET for Lectureship
  • 2010-MA in Economics – Loyola College, Chennai

Work Experience

  • July 2019 onwards: Assistant Professor, BASE University, Bengaluru
  • 2018-2019-Research Associate- Madras School of Economics, Chennai
  • 2010-2011- Analyst-Operations: Operations Analyst in CIP- Rolling review (Anti Money Laundering) at Goldman Sachs Services Pvt. Limited, Bangalore

Subjects handled

  • Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Statistics, Financial Economics

Research/Teaching interest

  • Corporate Finance; Behavioral Economics; Banking; Macroeconomics

Publications

  • Sony, B., & Bhaduri, S. Information asymmetry and financing choice between debt, equity and dual issues by Indian firms. International Review of Economics & Finance, 72, 90-101.
  • Sony, B., & Bhaduri, S. (2018). Information asymmetry and equity issue decision of low-leverage firms: Evidence from an emerging market, India. Managerial Finance, 44(11), 1330-1346.https://doi.org/10.1108/MF-04-2018-0158
  • Sony, B., & Bhaduri, S. (2018). Information Asymmetry and Debt–Equity Choice: Evidence from an Emerging Market, India. Review of Market Integration, 10(3), 228-252. https://doi.org/10.1177/0974929218803151

Work in progress

  • Sony, B., & Bhaduri, S. (2020). Information asymmetry and the choice between rights issue and private placement of equity (No. 01/2020). BASE University, Bengaluru, India.

Invited lectures

  • The evolving role of IT in the economy, UGC, Human Resource Development Center, Bangalore University, March 2020

Conference presentations

  • The role of information asymmetry in the public and private security markets, National Conference on Contemporary Trends In Management Research’ MP Birla Institute of Management. Bangalore, 2019- Best paper Award
  • Information asymmetry and Debt-Equity choice: Evidence from an emerging market, India at the 54th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, Shri Mata Vaishnodevi University, Katra, Jammu, March 7-9, 2018
  • Asymmetric information and equity issue decisions of zero debt firms in India at the 11th ISDSI International Conference at IIM, Tiruchirapalli, December 27-30, 2017

Workshops

  • Machine Learning and Data Science organized by Systech and Madras School of Economics, Chennai, 2019
  • Certificate Program in Advanced Panel Data and Time Series Models organized by the Madras School of Economics, Chennai, 2018

Statistical packages

  • R, STATA, E-views