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Priyank Gandhi

Assistant Professor


Priyank Gandhi is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. From 2001 to 2004, Priyank was a manager at the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) in India. He has also been a consultant to investment banks and real estate firms. His current research interests include financial intermediaries, credit risk, computational finance, liquidity and its effects on asset prices, and contagion risk. His most recent research explores the impact of implicit government guarantees to large U.S. financial institutions on their equity returns. His research has been presented in seminars at University of Chicago, NYU, Harvard, Emory University, Ohio State University, University of Rochester, and other leading schools. Priyank’s research has appeared in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics. His work has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and Germany’s leading newspaper, Handelsblatt.




  • Advanced Corporate Finance


"Libor Manipulation: Cui Bono," (with Benjamin Golez, Jens C. Jackwerth, Alberto Plazzi),  Working Paper.

"Reply to Amit Goyal's 'Comment on Size Anomalies in U.S. Bank Stock Returns'," (with Hanno Lustig),  Working Paper.

"Size Anomalies in Bank Stock Returns," (with Hanno Lustig), To appear in Journal of Finance, Forthcoming.

"The Volcker Rule," (with Patrick C. Kiefer),  Center for the Study of Financial Regulation Newsletter, Spring 2012, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2012, 1-3.

"Counterparty credit risk and the credit default swap market ," (with Navneet Arora, Francis A. Longstaff),  Journal of Financial Economics, 103, February, 2012, 280-293.