Garg, Sonia Dr.

Garg, Sonia Dr.

Designation :Assistant Professor

  • Education
  • PhDIndian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, 2013.
  • MBA(Marketing & Finance), University Business School (UBS), Panjab University, Chandigarh 2004.
  • B.E. (Civil) from Giani Zial Singh College of Engg. and Technology, Bhatinda.
    • Teaching Interests:
  • Investment Management & Financial Derivatives
  • Business Forecasting
  • Quantitative Applications in Finance
    • Research Interest:
  • Time-Series Forecasting
  • Derivative Pricing & Volatility Modeling and Forecasting
  • Trading Strategies & Changes in Market Microstructure
    • Publications:
  • Garg, S., & Kumar, M., 2012. The Determinants of HC disclosures of Indian firms, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 13 (2), pp. 221-247.
  • Garg, S., & Vipul., 2012. Does call-auction reduce opening volatility? – Evidence from India, Paper presented at the India Finance Conference 2012,IIM Calcutta, India, December 18-21.
  • Garg, S., & Vipul., (2012). Volatility Forecasting Performance of Two-Scale Realized Volatility. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Asia-Pacific Association of Derivatives (APAD) Conference, Busan, Korea, August 23-24.
  • Garg, S., & Garg, A., (2012). Acquisition Motivated IPOs: The Indian Evidence. , Fourth Annual American Business Research Conference, New York, USA, June 4-5.
  • Achievement, Awards and Recognitions:
  • Among top 30 in a batch of 380 students, including all PGP & FPM students, in coursework at IIM-Lucknow.
  • Scored a cumulative CGPA of more than 8.5 in all Finance subjects and a CGPA of 9 in all Quantitative Analysis subjects in coursework at IIMLucknow in 2009-2011.
  • Scored overall more than 98.5%tile with more than 99%tile in Quantative section in CAT 2008.
  • Consistent topper throughout academic career, stood first in school at both X and XII board exams.
  • Message to Students & Community
  • Sky is the limit.

 

Email: sonia.garg@thapar.edu

 

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