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Manu Gupta

Department Chair

Area: Finance, Insurance and Real Estate

  • Snead Hall
  • 301 W. Main Street
  • Box 844000
  • Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
  • Office: B4163


  • PhD, Texas A&M Univ, College Station, 2005.
  • M.I.B, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, 2000.
  • B.E., S.V. National Institute of Technology, 1998.


  • Ceo Compensation Design
  • Corporate Governance
  • Risk Management


Published Intellectual Contributions
Journal Article
  • Gupta, M., Chi, D., Johnson, S. (2020). Short-Horizon Incentives and Stock Price Inflation. (vol. 65). Journal of Corporate Finance. DOI: /10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2019.101501
  • Gupta, M., Prakash, P., Rangan, N. K. (2019). Cross country variability in cost of raising equity: Evidence from Seasoned Equity Offerings. (4 ed., vol. 19, pp.821-850). International Review of Finance. DOI: /10.1111/irfi.12201
  • Desai, C. A., Gupta, M. (2019). Size of Financing Need and the Choice between Asset Sales and Security Issuances. (vol. 48, pp.677-718). Financial Management. DOI: /10.1111/fima.12242
  • Gupta, M., Prakash, P. (2018). Impact of Underwriting Insurance Risk on Bank Holding Company Behavior. (4 ed., vol. 19, pp.343-360). Journal of Risk Finance. DOI: 10.1108/JRF-11-2017-0191
  • Fields, L. P., Gupta, M., Wilkins, M., Zhang, S. (2018). Refinancing Pressure and Earnings Management: Evidence from Changes in Short-term Debt and Discretionary Accruals. (vol. 25, pp.62-68). Finance Research Letters. DOI: /10.1016/j.frl.2017.10.011
  • Gupta, M., Prakash, P., Rangan, N. K., (2017). Determinants of underwriting spreads internationally: Evidence from SEOs . (vol. 41, pp.1-12). Journal of Multinational Financial Management . DOI: /10.1016/j.mulfin.2017.05.006
  • Desai, C. A., Gupta, M. (2016). Divisional Informativeness Gap and Value Creation from Asset Sales. (vol. 51, pp.559-578). Financial Review. DOI: 10.1111/fire.12112
  • Gupta, M., Bharati, R., Crain, S. (2013). Stock Portfolio Returns, Autocorrelations, and Nonsynchronous Trading. Journal of Financial Issues.
  • Gupta, M., Prakash, P. (2013). The Down-and-Out-Call Option Model of Default Risk: An Application of Genetic Algorithms. (vol. 4(1), pp.19-Oct). International Journal of Enginering and Industries.
  • Gupta, M., Prakash, P., Rangan, N. K. (2013). Equity issue-specific versus broad regulatory protections against expropriation risk: International evidence from SEOs. (vol. 35, pp.146-166). Journal of International Money and Finance. DOI: /10.1016/j.jimonfin.2013.02.003
  • Prakash, P., Gupta, M. (2012). Federal regulation of insurance that never was: A tale of two Acts, and implications for economic models of regulation. (vol. 1, pp.18). Economics and Finance Notes.
  • Gupta, M., Prakash, P., Rangan, N. K. (2012). Governance and Shareholder Response to Chief Risk Officer Appointments. (vol. 37, pp.108-124). The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Issues and Practice. DOI: 10.1057/gpp.2011.30
  • Gupta, M., Prakash, P. (2012). Information Embedded in Directors and Officers Insurance Purchases. The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Issues and Practice. DOI: 10.1057/gpp.2012.27
  • Fields, P., Gupta, M., Prakash, P. (2012). Risk-taking and performance of public insurers: An international comparison. (vol. 79, pp.931-962). The Journal of Risk and Insurance. DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6975.2012.01479.x
  • Gupta, M., Fields, L. P. (2009). Board Independence and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Director Resignations. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting . DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-5957.2008.02113.x
  • Gupta, M., Chi, D. (2009). Overvaluation and Earnings Management. (9 ed., vol. 33). Journal of Banking and Finance. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbankfin.2009.03.014
  • Gupta, M., Khurana, I. K., Pereira, R. (2008). Legal Enforcement, Short Maturity Debt, and the Incentive to Manage Earnings. (4 ed., vol. 51). Journal of Law and Economics. DOI: 10.1086/590128