Dr Kartick Gupta
Senior Lecturer in Finance
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 extn. 5051
• Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Finance, 2010
• Master of Arts (M.A.) in Finance & Investment, 2006
• Bachelor of Commerce with Honours (B.Com.(Hons.)) in Accountancy, 2004
• Passed all 3 Levels of CFA exam, 2011
Memberships and Affiliations:
China Scholars Network in New Zealand
- Corporate Finance
- Supervising BBus(Hons) and MBus dissertation
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Finance topics
- Market Anomalies
Kartick joined the Finance group of the AUT University in July 2009. He is an active researcher and has published his findings in several international refereed journals. He also presented his work at major conferences around the globe. His main research interests are in the areas of corporate governance, financial crisis and stock market anomalies.
Kartick holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Waikato and M.A. in Finance & Investment from the University of Nottingham.
Current Research Projects:
- Corporate Governance
- Financial Crisis
- Idiosyncratic risk and performance
- Implied cost of equity and political connections
- Momentum Returns
18th Annual MFS, Rome, Italy, AsianFMA, Queenstown, New Zealand; IIM, Kolkata, India; IGIDR, Mumbai, India; FMA, New York, USA; FCGS, Melbourne, Australia; NZFC, Auckland, New Zealand; TAPMI, Manipal, India; AsianFA-NFA, Yokohama, Japan; AFBC, Sydney, Australia; IIM, Indore, India; SMU, Singapore.
Gupta, K., Locke, S., and Scrimgeour, F., International comparison of returns from conventional, industrial and 52-week high momentum strategies, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, 20: 423-435 (2010).
Locke, S. and Gupta, K., Applicability of contrarian strategy in the Bombay stock exchange, Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 8: 165-189 (2009).
Locke, S. and Gupta, K., The return to initial public offerings: A Sino-Indian comparison, Venture Capital, 11: 255-277 (2009).
Cave, J., Gupta, K., and Locke, S., Supply-side investments: An international analysis of the return and risk relationship in the travel and leisure sector, Tourism Management, 30: 665-673 (2009).
Locke, S. and Gupta, K., The performance of entrepreneurial companies post-listing on the New Zealand stock market, Venture Capital, 10: 87-110 (2008).
2012- Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award- Joint Winner for the Overall Faculty of Business and Law.
2012- Best Teaching Award for the Finance Department.
2011- Best Paper Prize- 9th International Conference on Corporate Governance, Birmingham, U.K.
2011- Asian Investment Management Research Prize- Second place, sponsored by CFA Institute, Asian FMA, Queenstown, New Zealand
2011- 2nd best paper award at the International Finance Conference, IIM Kolkata, India
2010- Invited paper- Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Conference, Mumbai, India
2010- AUT School of Business and Law Contestable Research Grants
2006 & 2008- University of Waikato Contestable Research Grants
2006- NZ Postgraduate Award for travel to Singapore
2006 to 2009- University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship