Professor of Finance, Dean & Director (Rektor), Indian Institute of Finance & Executive Editor, Finance India
Prof. Aman Agarwal has studied at illustrious Institutions like Delhi University, Indian Institute of Finance, London School of Economics and Columbia University. He has pursued a specialized program in Finance on Options, Futures and Other Derivatives from London School of Economics. He also pursued the joint Japan/World Bank initiated Senior Executive Program in Economic Policy Management (PEPM) from Columbia University at SIPA and has had a short stint at The World Bank in Washington DC, USA. He is heading as Professor of Finance, Dean (International Relations), Director (Rektor) at INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FINANCE and he is editing the quarterly refereed journal of finance – FINANCE INDIA as its Executive Editor.
Prof. Agarwal has also been honored as the Honorary Member on the distinguished Research Board of Advisors of the American Bibliographical Institute Inc. (ABI), USA (estd. in 1967) and has been felicitated by being Enthroned to Chair position of the St. Emillion Brotherhood (from 8 th Century AD) by the Heritage City of Bordeaux, France (28 June 2007). A special Honour and Privilege given to World figures in Business, Arts and Science. He is honoured with “Life Fellow” Award by Waseda University International Society for Management Engineers, Japan (25 Oct 2014). He is felicitated by nomination for Honorary Doctorate of Finance by University of Cergy-Pontoise Thema, France(2007) and Honorary Professorship as Professor of Uzbekistan by Tashkent State University of Economics, Uzbekistan (in 2002), in recognition of his contribution to academics and literature.He has published over 74 research papers in highly technical refereed journals.
Prof. Agarwal is invited to deliver lectures, chair technical sessions and deliver keynote address at conferences on various aspects of Business Management and Finance. Furthermore he is a gifted researcher and an excellent speaker. He has organized national and international conferences and chaired technical sessions, presented papers and participated in over 168 conferences, world over including several Universities in U.S.A, U.K, UAE and many others. He is a visiting professor to universities in USA, UK, Europe, Latin America, Russia and South Asia. He is invited member on scientific committees of international conferences/associations and observer to research projects.
Prof. Agarwal has had the honour to deliver Guest of Honour / Chief Guest / Plenary Keynote Address at over 146 International / Government Forums including Italian Parliament, European Parliament, Finland Parliament, Swedish Parliament, Uzbek Parliament, Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affair’s, International Agencies & over 100 Universities.
Area of expertise/interest: international finance, corporate finance, derivatives, financial development, economic growth, banking, global financial systems.