McDonough School of Business

Sandeep Dahiya

Professor Dahiya is the Akkaway Professor of Entrepreneurship and his research focuses on Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance Corporate Restructuring, Entrepreneurial Finance, Banking, and Financial Institutions. He has published in Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, and other leading finance journals. He regularly presents his work at academic conferences and has won awards for best paper at the Financial Management Association and the Eastern Finance Association conferences. He has taught courses for the Undergraduate, MBA, and Executive Education students at the Business School. He created the elective courses in Corporate Valuation and Entrepreneurial Finance. He also holds a secondary appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Georgetown University, School of Medicine in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology. Professor Dahiya helped create the Financial Markets course for the Online Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Program. He was awarded the 2012 Joseph F. Le Meione Award for undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence. He is the author of the Working Capital Management simulation published and distributed by Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP). He serves as the Associate Director for Georgetown University's Center for Financial Markets & Policy. Professor Dahiya spent two years working in the Corporate Finance and Strategy practice of McKinsey & Company where he advised clients in the Healthcare, Financial Services, and Chemical industries focusing on Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Risk Management issues. Before getting his Ph.D., he spent 3 years with ICICI Bank, the second-largest financial institution in India with over $38 billion in assets and one of the first Indian companies to be listed on the NYSE. His research and analysis are regularly cited in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNBC, and Los Angeles Times among others. Dr. Dahiya received his Ph.D. in Finance from New York University.