Dr Geeta Duppati
Senior Lecturer in Finance
Graduate Convenor, Finance
Qualifications: PhD; M.Phil; MEd & M.Com
Dr. Geeta Rani Duppati had seventeen years of teaching experience in India, Ethiopia, and Eritrea, as well as Auckland University of Technology, before moving to Waikato Management School at the University of Waikato in 2010.
As an academic, she taught a range of papers in Corporate Finance, International Finance, Investment Theory, Capital Markets, and Financial Institutions, Entrepreneurial Finance, Financial Theory and Corporate Policy, Investment and Portfolio Management, Financial Theory and Corporate Policy, Sustainability and Responsibility Management, amongst various others for nearly twenty-eight years.
Her current research interests include Green Finance, Renewable Energies, Sustainability Performance, Exchange Traded Funds, Financing decisions, Liquidity Risk, and Ownership Structures. She has several publications in the area and is involved in professional development work with large corporates' in India. In 2017 she received Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Research Grants.
Student Engagement - Summer Research Programme
Evaluating the performance of the Solar PV Energy Systems in New Zealand Schools and
Evaluating the performance of the Solar PV Energy Systems in New Zealand Maraes
Key Note Address titled 'Carbon Emissions-COP26: Implications to Energy Generating Companies' at the Plenary Session of the 3rd Rajagiri Conference on Economics and Finance (RCEF), organized by Rajagiri Business School (RBS), Rajagiri Valley P.O., Kakkanad, Ernakulam, Kerala 682039, India, held on the 20th November 2021.
Invited Guest Speaker address titled 'Effects of Climate Change Policy Initiatives on the Economic Growth in New Zealand 'at the NCU Research Workshop on Accounting & Finance, Nagoya City University, Japan, 3rd September 2021.
As an Extra-Ordinary Associate Professor Dr. Duppati maintains her links with New West University, South Africa., Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, India, and Institute of Public Enterprise in Hyderabad, India.
Connecting Teaching and learning to real life, Encouraging classroom engagement and interactions
Doctor of Philosophy
- Abhishek Mukherjee on the topic: CSR and its effects on Corporate financial performance: An Indian Evidence (Completed in 2017).
- Sanjeev Acharya on the topic: Corporate Governance issues and challenges in Nepalese Banks (Completed in 2018).
- Abidin A Alhassan on the topic: The Microfinance Revolution in Ghana; Social and Financial Inclusion or Extinction: A Case Study of Ghana Microfinance Institutions (Completed in 2019).
Supervision of Graduate Dissertations
Supervision of Graduate Dissertations
- MMS and MPM students, Dept of Finance, WMS, University of Waikato, New Zealand.
- MBA and MSc Accounting students, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
- MBA and PGDBM students, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India.
- Financing decisions
-Corporate Ownership Structures
- Exchange-Traded Funds
- Liquidity Risk and
-Corporate Governance and Institutional Investors
Alhassan, A., Li, L., Reddy, K., & Duppati, G. (2021). The relationship between political instability and financial inclusion: Evidence from Middle East and North Africa. International Journal of Finance & Economics, 26(1), 353-374. doi:10.1002/ijfe.1793
Sakawa, H., Watanabel, N., Duppati, G., & Faff, R. (2021). Institutional ownership and corporate risk-taking in Japanese listed firms. Applied Economics, 53(16), 1899-1914. doi:10.1080/00036846.2020.1854450
Duppati, G., Scrimgeour, F., Chancharat, S., & Kijkasiwat, P. (2021). Ethnic diverse and financing choices affecting of business survival: A case study of New Zealand small- and medium-sized enterprises. Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science, online, 15 pages. doi:10.1108/jefas-11-2019-0270
Sakawa, H., Watanabel, N., Yamada, A., & Duppati, G. (2020). The real effect of mandatory disclosure in Japanese firms. Pacific Basin Finance Journal, 60, 6 pages. doi:10.1016/j.pacfin.2020.101298
Find more research publications by Geeta Duppati
Corporate Governance; Corporate Social Responsibility; Finance; International Finance; Sustainability
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Phone: +64 7 837 9255