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Sugato Chakravarty
Professor and Head, Consumer Sciences and Retailing
Professor of Management (By Courtesy)

Ph.D. Finance (Indiana University)
M.S. Mech. Engg. (University of Kentucky)
B.S. Chem. Engg. (Jadavpur University, India)

Professor Chakravarty conducts theoretical and empirical research in finance. His current research focuses on market microstructure, banking and asset pricing involving stock, options and fixed income securities, and spanning both domestic and foreign markets. Professor Chakravarty's research has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Empirical Finance, and the Journal of Financial Markets. He serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Markets. Professor Chakravarty has won research awards including the Barclay's Global Investors Research Award for the best paper on Australasian Markets (with P. Kalev and L. Pham) and the Best Paper Award (with B. Van Ness and R. Van Ness) at the Eastern Finance Annual Conference.  Professor Chakravarty's research findings have been variously disseminated in the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Investor's Business Daily and other national newspapers and trade journals.  He has also served as a consultant to the World Bank, won a Q-group Research award, and is listed in the Marquis Who's Who in American Education.


College of Consumer and Family Science

812 West State Street/Matthews Hall
Purdue University
1262 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906-1262


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