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Chair in Finance, University of Sheffield

Sumon Bhaumik received his undergraduate education at Presidency College, Calcutta, and got his masters and doctoral degrees in Economics from the University of Southern California. Since then, he has worked both within and outside of academics in Bulgaria, Germany, India and the United Kingdom. He joined the University of Sheffield in 2014.

His research interests are wide ranging, and include corporate governance and firm performance, banks and credit markets, and impact of economic (including financial sector) reforms. He has published widely, including in high profile journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Comparative Economics. In the past decade, he has also worked on a number of projects funded by ESRC, DfID, NESTA, UKTI and UKIERI.

Sumon is available for discussions about policies and economic/financial events related to his areas of expertise but he does not offer advice on personal or household finance.


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    Chair in Finance, University of Sheffield