Sapnoti Eswar

Sapnoti K Eswar

Assistant Professor

Professional Summary

Sapnoti Eswar is Assistant Professor at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. Her research focuses on innovation, risk management and M&A. She has analyzed the interplay of regulation in US and international markets, and their impact on financial markets, and on firm policies such as risk management policies and innovation policies. Sapnoti holds a PhD in Finance from London Business School.

Education

Ph D, London Business School London, 2014 (Finance)

MS, London Business School London, UK, 2008 (Finance)

Post-Graduate Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India, 2002 (Finance)

B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India, 1999 (Civil Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

06-2018 -07-2018 ISB-CLMP Research Fellow, Indian School of Business,

Research and Practice Interests

Corporate Innovation, Risk Management, Financial Regulation, M&A Website: https://sites.google.com/site/sapnoti/

Research Support

Investigators:Eswar, Sapnoti; Dimitrova, Lora 08-15-2016 -06-2018 UC Office of Research Does Financial Innovation Enhance or Inhibit Real Innovation? 10215 Funded Type:Grant Level:The University of Cincinnati

Investigators:Eswar, Sapnoti; Dimitrova, Lora 01-01-2016 -12-31-2016 Lindner Research Excellence Committee Does Financial Innovation Enhance or Inhibit Real Innovation? 4500 Funded Type:Grant Level:The University of Cincinnati

Investigators:Eswar, Sapnoti; Lora, Dimitrova 02-05-2016 -08-31-2016 University of Exeter Does Financial Innovation Enhance or Inhibit Real Innovation? 4320 Funded Type:Grant Level:Other

Publications

Published Abstracts

Eswar, Sapnoti;Slezak, Steve A Simple Model of Costly Hedging .[Abstract]

Eswar, Sapnoti Does Hedging Reduce the Cost of Delegation? .[Abstract]

Other Publications

Eswar, Sapnoti; Slezak, Steve A Simple Model of Costly Hedging .

Eswar, Sapnoti; Dimitrova, Lora Capital Gains Tax and Innovation .

Eswar, Sapnoti Does the Mandatory Bid Rule Add Value to Target Shareholders? . Financial Management

Eswar, Sapnoti; Dimitrova, Lora; Brogaard, Jonathan Does Financial Innovation Lead to Real Innovation? Evidence from Financial Derivatives .

Eswar, Sapnoti Does Hedging Reduce the Cost of Delegation? .

Eswar, Sapnoti (11-20-2014. ) Does Financial Innovation Enhance or Hinder Real Innovation? . Business Strategy Review

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Eswar, Sapnoti (06-2018. ) Capital Gains Tax and Innovation .Indian School of Business, Indian School of Business, Hyderbad, India. Seminar. . Level:International

Eswar, Sapnoti; Dimitrova, Lora (05-2018. ) Capital Gains Tax and Innovation .Searle Center Roundtable of SSOs and Patents, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, IL. Roundtable. . Level:International

Eswar, Sapnoti; Lora Dimitrova (07-28-2017. ) Does Financial Innovation Enhance or Inhibit Real Innovation? .Indian School of Business Summer Research Conference, Indian School of Business, India.

Eswar, Sapnoti; Dimitrova, Lora (11-19-2016. ) Does Financial Innovation Enhance or Inhibit Real Innovation? .Wells Fargo Advisors Center for Finance and Accounting Research, Olin Business School, St. Louis, MI. Conference. . Level:International

Eswar, Sapnoti (07-31-2016. ) Discussion of "Do Managers of Cross-listed Firms Listen to the Market in M&A Deals?" .World Finance Conference, St. John"s University, New York City, NY. Conference. . Level:International

Eswar, Sapnoti (07-31-2016. ) Has Takeover Regulation Altered Value Creation? : Evidence from the European M&A Market .World Finance Conference, St. John"s University, New York City, NY. Conference. . Level:International

Eswar, Sapnoti; Dimitrova, Lora (07-26-2016. ) Does Financial Innovation Enhance or Inhibit Real Innovation? .European Summer Symposium in Financial Markets, European Summer Symposium in Financial Markets, Gerzensee, Switzerland. Conference. . Level:International

Honors and Awards

04-2019 Daniel J. Westerbeck Junior Faculty Graduate Teaching Award Level:College Type:Teaching

05-2018 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Spring 2018 Level:University Type:Teaching

02-2018 Finalist, Daniel J. Westerbeck Junior Faculty Graduate Teaching Award Level:University Type:Teaching

12-2017 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Fall 2017 Level:University Type:Teaching

01-11-2017 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Fall 2016 Level:University Type:Teaching

02-2016 UC Third Century Faculty Research Grant In higher education, the arts & humanities are essential to imagining and creating a strong future in an increasingly globalized, interconnected, and complex world. AHSS Third Century Faculty Research Grants support faculty by awarding funds for materials, space, publication support, and/or research assistance Level:University Type:Scholarship/Research

01-15-2013 The DIIE PhD Award Level:Local Type:Scholarship/Research

09-28-2012 WRDS Award for Best PhD Student Paper Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

Service

Finance-Law Joint Seminar Series Attendee, Meeting Type:University Level:University 08-2016 -07-2017

PhD advising (Advising a first-year student, Albert Choi on a research idea. Michael Ferguson and I have spoken briefly about an idea in the area of legal covenants and financial impact of such covenants. Albert has a legal background, which can be invaluable in this project. I am responsible for guiding Albert through the basics of a literature review and taking first steps with collecting data ) Faculty Mentor Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2017

PhD Faculty lunch (Responsible for organizing a get together for Finance PhD students and faculty at the end of the academic year. ) Organizer Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2017

PhD advising (Advising one Finance PhD student, Jayoung Yoon, on her dissertation in the area of innovation. Responsible for providing guidance on searching for questions which may have more potential for success, and final publication. Help and advise on STATA code and data related issues. Advise and guide in writing first year research review and second year summer paper. ) Faculty Mentor Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 04-2016

PhD Summer Reading Group (Responsible for organising a series of presentations by PhD students on their current / ongoing research. Ensure minimum quality of presentation by PhD students by providing guidance. Ensure minimum attendance by faculty working the relevant research areas. Maintaining regular contact with PhD students to understand their research progress, and ensure they are ready to present on their chosen dates. ) Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 06-2017 -07-2017

Brownbag seminar - Kristoph Kleiner (Helped to organize a brownbag seminar for Kristoph Kleiner, assitant professor at Indiana University. ) Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 05-25-2017 -05-25-2017

Finance Seminar Series Attendee, Meeting Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2016 -04-2017

Introduction seminar for new doctoral students (I am part of the group of faculty members speaking to students at the Introduction seminar, organized by Professor Suzanne Masterson. ) Attendee, Meeting Type:University/College Service Level:University 10-29-2017 -10-29-2017

MidWest Finance Asscociation Reviewer, Conference Paper Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 03-01-2018 -03-02-2018

Financial Management Association Reviewer, Conference Paper Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-11-2017 -10-13-2017

Chicago Financial Institutions Conference (Discussed a paper at the conference titled "Bank Lending in the Knowledge Economy" by Dell"Ariccia et al. ) Reviewer, Conference Paper Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 03-30-2017 -03-31-2017

Midwest Finance Association (Discussed the paper titled "The Pricing of Financial Products in Retail Banking: Competition, Geographic Proximity and Credit Limits", Carbo-Valverde and Perez-Saiz, 2017 Working Paper ) Reviewer, Conference Paper Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 03-01-2017 -03-04-2017

Courses Taught

AFA CORPORATE FINANCE

FINANCIAL MGMT

FINANCIAL MGMT

AFA CORPORATE FINANCE

CORP FINANCE THEORY

FINANCIALMGMT

CORPORATE FINANCE

FINANCIAL MGMT

FINANCIAL MGMT

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance Theory

Financial Management

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

Financial Management