Dinesh P. Gajurel
Ph.D. (University of Tasmania), M.Phil., M.B.S., M.A., LL.B. (Tribhuvan Univeristy)
Assistant Professor of Finance, School of Business
Office: Peter Gzowski College / Enweying 359
Phone: 705-748-1011 ext. 7930
Areas of Expertise:
Financial Crises and Contagion
Dinesh graduated from University of Tasmania with Doctor of Philosophy in Finance. He obtained Master of Philosophy in Banking and Finance, Master of Business Studies (Finance), M.A. Economics and LL.B. from Tribhuvan University. His research interest and expertise includes financial crises & contagion, asset pricing, corporate finance and empirical finance. His PhD thesis examined how the global financial crisis (2007-2009), which originated in the US, spread to other countries and how such crisis shocks contributed to the systemic banking crisis in different countries. He has published papers in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Banking & Finance, and Economic Systems. Dinesh is currently researching the impact of oil price crisis on different sectors of Canadian economy, and high-frequency finance.
Dr. Gajurel enjoys teaching. At Trent, he teaches Finance courses (Corporate Finance, Investments, and Derivatives). While he was at University of Tasmania, he taught Applied Quantitative Finance, and Data and Decision Making for postgrad and Corporate Finance, International Finance, Econometrics, and Quantitative Methods for undergrad.
Research & Publications
Contagion and Banking Crisis – International Evidence for 2007-2009, Journal of Banking & Finance271-283, 2015. (with Mardi Dungey)
Equity Market Contagion during the Global Financial Crisis: Evidence from the World’s Eight Largest Economies, Economic Systems:161-177, 2014. (with Mardi Dungey)
Competition and Concentration in Nepalese Banking, Journal of Business, Economics and Finance5-16, 2012. (Lead article – with RS Pradhan)
Structure-Performance Relation in Nepalese Banking Industry, International Proceedings of Economic Development and Research25-31, 2011. (with RS Pradhan)
How can countries protect their banks against international contagion?, London School of Economics Business Review (24 Nov. 2015). (with Mardi Dungey)
Macroeconomic Influences on Corporate Capital Structure. Prayas: A Journal of Management (Nepal Commerce Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal), vol. 2, pp. 30-34, 2006.
Capital Structure Management in Nepalese Enterprises, Corporate Finance eJournal (SSRN)
Does Jump Risk Matter? Evidence from Canadian Stock Market.
Jump Risk and Systemic Risk in the US Financial Sector. (with Mardi Dungey, N. Jayasreedhara, and Wenying Yao)
Identifying Financial Contagion using a Conditional Factor Model. (with Mardi Dungey)
Cost Efficiency of Nepalese Commercial Banks.
Impact of Oil Price Crisis in Canadian Financial Markets and Real Economy Sectors
Systemically Important Financial Institutions and Real Economy
Risk, Uncertainty and Monetary Policy and Asian Economies
Oil Price Crisis, Contagion and Real Economy (Global Perspective)