Dr. Bipin Sony

Dr. Bipin Sony
Assistant Professor
Email: bipin@base.ac.in

Educational Qualification

  • 2019- PhD in Economics, Madras School of Economics, 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

Research/Teaching interest

  • Financial Economics; Corporate Finance; Advanced Macroeconomics; International Trade and Finance; Programming in R and Python 


  • Sony, B., & Bhaduri, S.(2021). Choice between rights issue and Private placements of equity and the role of information asymmetry. Managerial Finance. Vol.48 No.3, pp.409-428. http://doi.org/10.1108/MF-01-2021-0023
  • 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

  • News Coverage and leverage adjustment
  • Investor attention and asset prices
  • Security issue decisions in private security markets

Newspaper Article

  • Bipin Sony & N R Bhanumurthy- Union Budget 2021-22; Health all the way, the Telegraph 02.20.2021

Invited lectures/Resource Program

  • ‘Dissecting the Union Budget 2022-23’, Economics Lecture Series- IV, Department of Economics at St. Xavier’s College, Jaipur, 25 Feb, 2022
  • ‘Event Study methodology’, ‘Principal Component Analysis’, ‘State Space models’- Workshop on Financial Econometrics, BASE University- 29/11/2021-03/12/2021
  • ‘Crypto currency accounting’, ‘International virtual conference on Digital Currency, June, 2021, Sri Siddartha University, Tumkur.
  • ‘Behavioural Finance’, UGC, Human Resource Development Center, Bharatiyar University, January 2020
  • ‘The evolving role of IT in the economy’, UGC, Human Resource Development Center, Bangalore University, March 2020

Workshops organised

  • Program coordinator- Workshop on Financial Econometrics for students of Manipal Academy of Higher Education at BASE University, 29/11/2021-03/11/2021
  • Program Coordinator- Workshop on Financial Econometrics jointly organized by BASE University and the Indian Econometric Society 30/08/2021-03/09/2021

Statistical packages

  • R, STATA, E-views