Radha M. Ladkani has done her FPM (Ph.D.) from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. She holds a bachelor degree in Commerce from Gujarat University and Post-Graduate Diploma in International Business with Gold Medal for academic excellence from KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai. She has worked for over four years with Walton Exports, Metlife India, HDFC Bank and ICFAI Business School prior to her FPM at IIM, Calcutta.
She has presented research papers at international conferences like – XXVI Edition of Rome International Conference on Money, Banking and Finance 2017 (Italy), Academy of International Business India Chapter Conference 2016 (India), the Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting 2015 (New Orleans), Midwest Finance Association’s Annual Meeting 2013 (Chicago), 13th Finance, Risk & Accounting Perspectives 2013 (Cambridge, UK) and IIM Bangalore’s IMRDC-2012. She has received best paper award at IIM Ahmedabad’s Doctoral Colloquium 2013.
Her current research interests are mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, behavioural corporate finance, agency conflicts in emerging market firms, and corporate governance, business groups and family businesses. Her teaching interests include Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Valuation and Corporate Finance.
Value Constraining or Value Enabling? The Impact of Business Group Affiliation on Post-Acquisition Performance by Emerging Market Firms2020 | Cambridge University Press