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DCU Business School - Ruchira Sharma

DCU Business School

Ruchira Sharma

Name: Dr Ruchira Sharma
Phone Number: 5570
Room Number: Q215
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Academic and Professional Qualifications: B.A. (Hons) Economics, Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi, India
M.B.A., Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ph.D., Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Prior to join DCU, Ruchira Sharma taught at the National University of Singapore and University of Pittsburgh, USA. She was a Visiting Scholar at Penn State University in Fall Semester 2002 and visited Hong Kong University of Science and Technology during Spring/Summer Semester 2007.

Ruchira is the Chairperson of the M.Sc. in Finance and Capital Markets programme. This programme started in 2004 and allows graduates from a variety of fields to develop their knowledge of capital markets and enhance investment and asset pricing skills. During 2004-2005 Ruchira was also the Chairperson of the Graduate Certificate in Corporate Treasury which is a programme offered in association with the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers (IACT).

Teaching Areas: Corporate Finance
Risk Management
Financial Engineering
International Finance
Research Interests: Asset pricing
Market efficiency
Initial public offerings
Corporate governance

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Selected Publications: Gibbons, P.T., R. Sharma, and C. MacFhionnlaoich, ‘Investment and Commitment: Extending the Miles and Snow Typology’, presented at the Irish Academy of Management 10th Annual Conference, September 2007, Queen’s University, Belfast

Lynch, S. and R. Sharma, ‘CEO Compensation and Firm Value in Ireland’, presented at Irish Accounting and Finance Association, May 2006, Dublin, Ireland

Jaitley, S. and R. Sharma, 2004, ‘Pricing of IPOs and their after issue performance in the Indian Equity Market, Managerial Finance, Volume 30, Number 1, pages 29-45

Sharma, R., ‘Foreign Trade’ in Doing Business in Singapore, edited by Amelyn Chong, Reed Academic Publishing Asia, November 1997

Nachtmann, R. and R. Sharma, ‘The sensitivity of common stock returns to exchange rate movements’, proceedings Academy of International Business South East Asia Regional Conference, June 1995, Perth, Australia