Prof. L V Ramana is a faculty of Finance and Accounting. He did his M.Tech. (Management Studies) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Ph.D from Institute for Financial Management and Research, Madras University. He worked as Senior Executive (Research) at Ashok Leyland Ltd. He was also a faculty member at Maharishi Institute of Management, Madras. His research interests are in the area of financial management and economics. His articles have appeared in journals such as Journal of Applied Finance (Journal of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India) and Indian Journal of Finance and Research (Journal of the Indian Financial Management Association). One of his papers has been brought out in an edited book on financial services.