Dr. Manish Bansal is an Assistant Professor in the Accounting and Finance Area at the Indian Institute of Management Ranchi since July 2021. He is a Fellow (Ph.D.) of the IIM Kashipur and received an M.Com degree with distinction (Gold Medalist) from the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab. He received the ‘Best Research Paper Award’ from the Academy of Global Business Advancement and was awarded the ‘Brilliant Performance Award’ by Indian Accounting Association for three consecutive years. He thrice qualified for the UGC-Junior Research Fellowship in Commerce.
His current research interests are in the areas of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Earnings Quality, Forensic Algorithms, and Corporate Social Responsibility in emerging markets. Working in these areas, he had opportunities to present research papers at various refereed National and International conferences organized by the American Accounting Association, Indian Finance Association, Seoul National University, University of Malaysia, IIMA, IIMB, and IIMC. His research has appeared in various accounting journals of repute, such as the Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics; Australian Journal of Management; Journal of International Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation; Review of Accounting and Finance; Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Journal of Applied Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies; Accounting Research Journal; Pacific Accounting Review; Asian Review of Accounting; International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Journal of Asset Management, International Journal of Disclosure and governance, Managerial decision and Economics, and many others. Dr. Bansal serves as a reviewer of various renowned accounting and finance journals, and chaired sessions at many international conferences.
He teaches courses on Financial Reporting and Analysis, Managerial Accounting, and Financial Markets. He offers ‘Forensic Accounting’ and ‘Project and Infrastructure Finance’ to MBA and working executives. He offers ‘Empirical Issues in Accounting Research ‘ to Doctoral Students. Dr. Bansal is well conversant with Panel data regression Modeling, Difference-in-Difference (DiD), Triple DiD, Regression discontinuity Design (RDD), Multivariate RDD, and propensity score matching (PSM) techniques. He has taught the same in various Management Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes. He believes in the concept of ‘learning by doing’ and adopts the same through his experiential learning pedagogy.