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Sanjay Nawalkha




PhD Finance, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1990
MBA Finance, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1987
BSc Mathematics, St. Xavier's College, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India, 1984

Academic Appointments

Professor of Finance, Isenberg School of Management, 9/2010-Present
Chairman, Department of Finance, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1/2013-8/2018
Finance Area Head, Isenberg School of Management, 9/2011-12/2012
Associate Professor of Finance, Isenberg School of Management, 9/2001-8/2009
Associate Professor of Finance (untenured), Isenberg School of Management, 9/1998-5/2001

Research Interests

Banking and Finance
International Finance

Teaching Interests

Interest Rate Risk Modeling
Term Structure Modeling
Credit Risk Modeling
Financial Derivatives
Asset Pricing
Fixed Income
Finance Theory

Selected Publications

Koh, Rachel and Sanjay Nawalkha, 2020, “Firm Efficiency and the Investment Anomalies,” Managerial Finance.

Beliaeva, Natalia, Rachel Koh and Sanjay K. Nawalkha, 2018, “Yields versus Expected Returns of Corporate Bonds: Some Unexpected Results, The Journal of Fixed Income, Vol. 27 (3)23-36.3.

Nawalkha, Sanjay K. and Gloria M. Soto, 2016, “Term Structure Estimation,”Alternative Investment Analyst Review, Fourth Quarter, Vol.5.

Beliaeva, Natalia, Sanjay K. Nawalkha, 2012, "Pricing American Interest Rate Options Under the Jump Extended Constant-Elasticity-of-Variance Short Rate Models," Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 36, No.1, 151-163.

Nawalkha, Sanjay K., Jose Alberto de Luca, and Gloria Soto, 2011, "Simple Formulas for Financial Analysts for Pricing Zero-Dividend and Positive-Dividend Stocks," Investment Management and Financial Innovations, Vol. 8(1), 40-50.

Nawalkha, Sanjay K., and Riccardo Rebonato, 2011, "What Interest Rate Models to Use? Buy Side versus Sell Side. Journal of Investment Management, Third quarter.