Shantanu Dutta is Associate Professor in finance. He previously taught at University of Ontario Institute of Technology, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia and Assumption University, Bangkok as a full-time faculty member. Before his career in academe, he served as a Finance Manager and Project Controller at Lafarge - a world leader in construction materials. He has published in Financial Management, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Multinational Finance Journal, Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting, Global Finance Journal, Canadian Investment Review, Corporate Governance - An International Review (CGIR), International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Journal of Applied Finance, International Journal of Technology Transfer and International Journal of Global Energy Issues. Professor Dutta has also participated and presented papers in many scholarly conferences. He is a recipient of a SSHRC grant and Barclays Global Investors Canada Research Award (2006) for the best paper on the Canadian security market. He received the 'Highly Commended Award' at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009 and 2014 for a study published in the International Journal of Managerial Finance. He is also a recipient of the Telfer School of Management Research Excellence Award in 2016.
Shantanu Dutta's research focuses on mergers and acquisitions, media coverage and financial decisions, corporate governance, market efficiency, dividend policy and technology management. He is a co-investigator on two new projects supported by grants. The first examines how social media influences corporate decisions and investors' behaviour, supported by a $55,000 grant from SSHRC. The second project will use a grant from the Research Development Program (RDP) of the University of Ottawa to examine the impact of media coverage on firms' risk-taking behaviour and stock return volatility.
Professor Dutta teaches finance courses at undergraduate and graduate levels (MBA, PhD) at Telfer. He has taught courses in financial management at the MBA level as well as courses in corporate governance, entrepreneurial finance, mergers & acquisitions, international financial management, and advanced corporate finance applications at other schools before joining Telfer.
|2018-2022||SSHRC||Board Independence and Corporate Private In-house Meetings||R||C||PI||$ 55,000|
|2016-2017||CPA - Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre||Information Content of Newswire Articles: Evidence from M&A Activities||R||I||PI||$ 5,000|
|2016||National Science Foundation of China||Inside the 'Black Box' of Private In-House Meetings: Implications for Fair Disclosure and Insider Trading Regulations||R||F||Co-I||$ 85,000|
|2016||Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute||Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: An Indo - Canadian Study of Incubator Best Practices||R||G||PI||$ 6,000|
|2014-2016||Telfer-Sprott Research Fund||Does Value Based Management Performance Affect CEO Turnover and Compensation?||R||I||Co-PI||$ 10,000|
|2014-2016||SSHRC||Social Media, Investor Sentiment and Initial Public Offerings||R||C||Co-PI||$ 74,718|
|2014-2015||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Impact of Media Coverage on Firms Risk-Taking Behaviour and Stock Return Volatility||R||I||Co-PI||$ 6,000|
|2014-2015||RDP||Impact of Media Coverage on Firms Risk-Taking Behaviour and Stock Return Volatility||R||I||Co-PI||$ 6,000|
|2014-2015||SSHRC||Corporate Governance and Cash Holding: International Evidence||R||C||Co-PI||$ 24,077|
|2010-2012||SSHRC||Impact of Financial Crisis and Corporate Governance on Dividend Policy||R||C||PI||$ 27,075|
*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown
**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown
Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator