Dr. Suman Banerjee

School: School of Business
Building: Babbio
Room: 638
Phone: 2012163689
Email: sbanerj2@stevens.edu

Ph.D. (Finance), The University of Iowa
M.A.(Economics), The University of Delhi
B.Sc., The University of Calcutta

  1. Corporate Governance
  2. Behavioral Corporate Finance
  3. Energy Finance
  4. Contract Theory
Institutional Service
  • Track Chair Corporate Goverance and Behavioral Finance, Financial Management Association, New York City, October 2020
  • Program Committee member of Northern Finance Association, 2014-2020
Professional Service
  1. Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Finance and Economics, ISSN (Print): 2328-7284/ISSN (Online): 2328-7276.
  2. Editorial Board, Journal of Finance and Accounting,  ISSN Print: 2330-733/ISSN Online: 2330-7323.
  3. Editorial Board, Journal of World Economic Research, ISSN Print: 2328-773X/ISSN Online: 2328-7748.
  4. Editorial Board, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences, ISSN Print: 2326-9553/ISSN Online: 2326-9561.
  5. Ad hoc Reviewer:  Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Corporate Finance, Finance Letters, The Financial Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Japan & World Economy, oReview of Financial Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Finance and Quantitative Analysis.
Consulting Service
  1. Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT), Bloomberg LP., New York City
  2. Risk Limited Corporation, Dallas, TX
  3. Economics of Alternative Energy, Entergy Corporation, New Orelans, LA.
Honors & Awards
  1. Caeserea Best Paper Award at Western Finance Association Meeting 2002, Park City, UT.
  2. Bank Scope Best Paper Award 2010, Australian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  3. J.F. and Jessie Lee Scinsheimer Faculty Fellow, A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, 2001-2003.
  4. Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Fellowship, Tippie School of Business, The University of Iowa, 1999
  5. Indian University's Junior Research Fellowship, The University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, 1992-1994.
  6. Center for Advance Studies Merit Scholarship, Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi, India, 1990-1992.


Professional Societies

American Finance Association (2000 -- present)
American Economic Association (2000 -- present)
Western Finance Association (2000 -- present)
Financial Management Association (2000 -- present)

Grants, Contracts & Funds
  1. 2014-2016 SER Research Grant, The University of Wyoming, USD 30,000 
  2. 2008-2013 Competitive Tier 1 Research Grant, Singapore Ministry of Education, SGD 118,000
  3. 2011-2013 Rega Capital Competitive Research Grant, Rega Capital, China, SGD 5,000
  4. 2003-2004 Entergy Green Energy Research Grant, Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, USD 20,000
Selected Publications
  1. Suman Banerjee, Lili Dai, Mark Humphery-Jenner, Vikram Nanda. "Governance, Board Inattention, and the Appointment of Overconfident CEOs", Journal of Banking and Finance, February 2020.
  2. Suman Banerjee, Mark Humphery-Jenner, and Vikram Nanda. "Does CEO Bias Escalate Repurchase Activity?", Journal of Banking and finance, August 2018.
  3. Suman Banerjee, Mark Humphery-Jenner, Vikram Nanda and Mandy Tham. "Executive overconfidence and securities class actions", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, December 2018.
  4. Suman Banerjee and Thomas H. Noe. (Nov 30, 2017). "Legal-system Arbitrage and the Parent-Subsidiary Capital Structures", Management Science, November 2017.
  5. Suman Banerjee and Mark Humphery-Jenner. (May 10, 2016). "Directors' duties of care and the value of auditing", Finance Research Letter, 19 1-14.
  6. Suman Banerjee, Mark Humphery-Jenner and Vikram Nanda. (Oct 2015). "Restraining overconfident CEOs through improved governance: Evidence from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act", Review of Financial Studies , 28 (10).
  7. Suman Banerjee, Lili Dai and Keshab Shrestha. (Nov 2011). "Cross country IPOs: What explains differences in underpricing?", Journal of Corporate Finance, 17 1289 -1305.
  8. Suman Banerjee, Vladimir Gatchev and Paul Spindt. (Jun 2007). "Stock market liquidity and firm dividend policy", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 42 (2), 265-296.
  9. Suman Banerjee and Thomas H. Noe. (Sep 2006). "Exotics and electrons: Electric power crises and financial risk management", Journal of Business, 79 (5), 2659-2696.
  10. Suman Banerjee, Mukarram Attari and Thomas Noe. (Jan 2006). "Crushed by a rational stampede: Strategic share dumping and shareholder insurrection", Journal of Financial Economics, 29 (1), 181- 222.
  • FIN 810 Special Topics in Finance
  • FIN 629 Fixed Income