Dr. Vanita Tripathi

 

Dr. Tripathi is an alumnus of Delhi School of Economics and Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi has an excellent academic record as she is Gold medalist  of B. Com ( Hons.) and M.Com. She holds a Doctorate in Finance from University of Delhi and has the distinction of being the University topper in M. Phil. Presently a lecturer in finance at Department of Commerce, Delhi school of Economics, University of Delhi , she has over six  years of teaching  experience  at post graduate level. She has published seven papers in refereed journals, many articles in reputed journals and presented research papers at national and international conferences. She has also chaired many technical sessions at national and international conferences.  Her areas of interest include investment management, CAPM anomalies, asset pricing and mutual funds’ performance.  

 

DR. VANITA TRIPATHI

Lecturer

Department of Commerce

Delhi School of Economics

University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

Ph: 0091-11-27667891 ( O ), 09213269951 ( M)

Fax: 0091-11-27666781

E mail : vtripathi@commerce.du.ac.in, vanitatripathi@indiatimes.com

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS  
·         Ph.D  in Finance in the year 2005  from University of Delhi on the topic “ An Empirical Study of the Size Effect in Indian Stock Market.
  • M.Phil from Department of Commerce, University of Delhi in 2002 Dissertation topic- "Mutual Funds' Performance and Investors' perceptions". University topper and highest percentage record holder  ( marks obtained 84.80%).

 

  • M.Com  from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi in 1999. University Gold Medallist and  highest percentage record holder ( marks obtained  80.17%).

 

  • B.Com ( Hons.)  from  Shri Ram College of Commerce,University of Delhi in 1997. University  Gold Medallist  ( Marks obtained  80.11%).

 

Area of Specialisation :      Finance

 

Areas  of Interest:

 

1.      CAPM anomalies.

2.      Asset Pricing and Behavioural Finance.

3.      Mutual Fund performance

4.      FII and stock market

 

 

Responsibilities at the Department of Commerce

 

  1. Teaching:

M.Com I:  Paper 417: Financial Management and Policy.

M.Com II: Paper 432: Security Analysis & Portfolio Management.

MHROD I : Paper 616: Business Statistics & Research Methodology.

MHROD IV: Paper 644: Finance for Decision Making.

Tutorials for M.Com (I).

 

2.  Research & Supervision

 

  1. Supervisor of 2 M.Phil students (work is in progress).
  2. Supervisor of 2 MIB and 5 MHROD – IV semester students for project work.
  3. Successfully supervised 4 MHROD –IV Semester students & 3 MIB – IV Semester students for project work.

 

3.  Additional Charge

 

  1. Admission coordinator (Professional Programme) 2005- 2006.
  2. Programme coordinator – MHROD.
  3. Acted as superintendent and Deputy - superintendent of exams in MHROD & MIB.
  4. Convenor of B.Com. (Pass) – Sub- committee of Committee of Courses for paper setters & examiners’ appointments.
  5. Coordinator of work related to under graduate courses including syllabi, examinations & equivalence matters referred.

 

 

Research Publications

 

  1. *Research paper titled “ Sources of Size Effect: Evidence from Indian Stock Market “ in ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, Forthcoming, March 2006.

 

  1. *Research paper titled “ Size Effect in Indian Stock Market: Some Empirical Evidence” in Vision, Oct-Dec, 2005.

 

  1. * Research paper titled “ Company Size and Stock Returns in India” in Review of Commerce Studies, under publication,2005.

 

  1. *Research paper titled “ Random Walk Theory: Evidence from Indian stock Market” in Business Analyst, July- December 2004.

 

  1. Co-authored one part in the  book titled ”Financial Markets in India and Protection of Investors” edited by Prof. S.R.Khanna and published by New Century Publishers in 2004.

 

  1. Co-authored a research study titled “Problems of Small Investors and Measures to Safeguard their Plight” sponsored by the Department of Company Affairs, Government of India in 2003.

 

  1. *Research paper titled ‘Mutual Fund Investors’ Perceptions and Preferences – A Survey’ in The Indian Journal of Commerce vol 55 NO. 3 July- September 2002 issue. pp 8- 21.

 

  1. Article titled ‘Research in Finance: Emerging Areas in The Business Economist, XXX Annual issue 2003, a journal of Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi south campus .

 

  1. Article titled “Stock Index Futures in India: An Evaluation” in Chartered Secretary, Vol.XXXI, No10, Oct., 2001.

 

  1. Article entitled ‘Insurance: from Monopoly to Competition in the background material of National Colloquium on Globalization in the New Millennium- Strategic Implications organized by Shri Ram College of Commerce on 22nd January,2000 at Vigyan Bhawan.

 

* refereed journals

 

 

 

Papers Presented in Conferences/ Session chairperson

 

  1. Presented a research paper titled “ Value Effect in Indian Stock Market” at the International Conference on Business and Finance ( ICBF) held on 22-23 December 2005 at Hyderabad, India. The conference was organized jointly by the ICFAI University, India  and University of Philadelphia, USA.

 

  1. Presented a research paper titled “ Impact of Index Futures on Spot Market Volatility in India  at Third International AIMS Conference on Management  held on 1-4 Jan, 2006 at IIM Ahmedabad, India.

 

  1. Presented a research paper titled “ Value Effect in Indian Stock Market” at Third International AIMS Conference on Management held on 1-4 Jan, 2006 at IIM Ahmedabad India.

 

  1. Research paper titled “ Value Effect in Indian Stock Market” has been accepted for presentation at The 18th Annual Australian Conference on Business and Finance to be held on 14-15 December 2005 at University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia. 

 

  1. Presented a research paper titled “Size Effect in Indian Stock Market: Some Empirical Evidence” at International Conference on Delegated Portfolio Management and Investor Behaviour held on 9-10 July 2005 at Sichuan University, China.

 

  1. Session chairperson of the technical session ‘Asset Pricing and Corporate Finance’ in International Conference on Delegated Portfolio Management and Investor Behaviour held on 9-10 July 2005 at Sichuan University, China.

 

 

  1. Presented  lectures on ‘Portfolio Management’ and ‘The Mechanism of Mutual Funds’ in a workshop organized by the Department of commerce and VOICE on 22-23 March, 2003.

 

Participation in Seminars/ Conferences

 

  1. Participated in All India Seminar on Emerging issues in Finance and Accounting Education and Research in India organized under SAP of UGC by the Department of Financial Studies , University of Delhi South Campus on 26th Feb,2005.

 

  1. Participated in a Two Day National Seminar on ‘ Corporate Governance: The Emerging Dimensions’ organized by the Department of Financial Studies University of Delhi South Campus under SAP of UGC on 19-20 March 2004.

 

  1. Participated in a workshop on ‘Research Methodology in Financial Markets’ organized by the Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi, South Campus during 2-6 April, 2002.

 

  1. Participated in a workshop on ‘Emerging issues in Accounting and Finance Research in India ‘ organized under SAP of UGC by the Department of Financial Studies , University of Delhi South Campus on  Sept 30 – Oct 1, 2002.

 

Membership of Academic/ Professional bodies

 

  1.  Associate member of All India Management Association (AIMA) New Delhi.
  2. Life member of Indian Commerce Association, India.
  3. Associate member of Society for Capital Market Research and Development.
  4. Associate member of All India Management Scholars International.

 

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS/SCHOLARSHIPS                                                  

 

1.                  The rare distinction of getting "Sanwa Bank Foundation (Japan) Scholarship" for academic excellence in 1997.

2.                  "Jai Narain Vaish Prize" from Delhi University for being the topper of M.Com 1999.

3.                  "Mamta Gupta Medal" from Delhi University for being the woman topper of M.Com 1999.

4.                  "Prof. M.C. Shukla Medal" from Delhi University for highest aggregate marks in Organisation Theory, Organisational Behaviour & Business Environment.

5.                  "Prof. A.B. Ghosh Prize" from Delhi University for highest aggregate marks in Economic Analysis, Economics and Business Growth and Business Environment.

6.                  "Jai Narain Vaish Prize" from Delhi University for being the topper of B.Com. (H), 1997.

7.                  "All India Post-Graduate Scholarship" from Delhi University for 1997-99.

8.                  "Kumari Archana Agarwal Memorial Medal" for being the best girl student of B.Com. (H) in 1997.

9.                  "Merit Certificate" from C.B.S.E. for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics in 1994.

10.              "Two Merit Certificates" in National Mathematics Olympiad contests held in 1993 & 1994.

11.              Student editor of the college magazine Yamuna  for two consecutive years.