Name:Dr. Nishant Bhimrao Labhane

Designation:Assistant Professor


Nishant B. Labhane is an Assistant Professor in Finance & Accounting Discipline in the School of Management, Presidency University, Bengaluru – 560064, Karnataka, India. He received his PhD in Corporate Finance from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. He has completed his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the University of Pune. He has also cleared UGC NET-JRF in Management subject. His area of research includes dividend policy decisions, capital structure decisions, investment decisions, working capital management, behavioral finance, and Public finance.
Received Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from University Grant Commission (UGC).
Class Coordinator, Faculty Advisor, Professional Practice Committee Member, University Special Events Discipline Committee Member.
Corporate Finance, Cost Accounting, Management Accounting, Strategic Financial Management, Commercial Banking, Project Appraisal and Financing, Management Information System, Quantitative Techniques, Introduction to Spreadsheets, Economic, Industry and Company Analysis, Spreadsheets for Managers.
Conference papers:1
Journal articles:
International : 10
  • Chavan, S. B., Mandke, A., & Labhane, N. B. (2012). Global Compact Principles as an effective tool for implementing Green HRM-A Study of Selected Indian Corporate. Indian Journal of Commerce & Management Studies, 3(1), 25-31.
  • Labhane, N. B., & Das, R. C. (2015). Determinants of Dividend Payout Ratio: Evidence from Indian Companies. Business and Economic Research, 5(2), 217-241.
  • Labhane, N. B., & Mahakud, J. (2016). Study of Aggregate Dividends, Aggregate Earnings among Indian Companies: A Case of Emerging Market. Business Management and Strategy, 7(1), 125-158.
  • Labhane, N. B., & Mahakud, J. (2016). Determinants of Dividend Policy of Indian Companies A Panel Data Analysis. Paradigm, 20(1), 36-55.
  • Labhane, N. B., & Mahakud, J. (2016). Factors Affecting the Likelihood of Paying Dividends Evidence from Indian Companies. Journal of Management Research, 16(2), 59-76. (ABDC listed)
  • Labhane, N. B. (2017). Disappearing and Reappearing dividends in Emerging Markets: Evidence from Indian Companies. Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, 18(1), 48-80. (Scopus indexed) (ABDC listed)
  • Labhane, N. B. (2018). Why firms Smooth Dividends? Empirical Evidence from an Emerging Economy India. Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, 18(3), 237-256. (Scopus indexed) (ABDC listed)
  • Labhane, N. B., & Mahakud, J. (2018). Dividend smoothing and Business groups: Evidence from Indian companies. Global Business Review, 19(3), 1-17. (Scopus indexed) (ABDC listed)
  • Dividend policy decisions in India: standalone vs. business group-affiliated firms, Global Business Review, January-February 2019 issue, Vol. 20, No. 1, (Forthcoming), (Publisher – Sage Publications). (Scopus indexed) (ABDC listed)
  • A Test of the Catering Theory of Dividends: Empirical evidence from an emerging economy India. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting & Finance. (Publisher – Asian Academy of Management and Universiti Sains Malasia) (Scopus indexed) (ABDC listed)
  • Affiliated firms and dividend policy: Evidence from Indian business groups. Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal. (Publisher – University of Wollongong) (Scopus indexed) (ABDC listed)
  • Propensity to pay dividends and catering incentives: Evidence from Indian firms. Asian Journal of Business and Accounting. (Publisher – Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Malaysia) (Scopus indexed) (ABDC listed)
  • Dividend policy and diversified business groups: Evidence from Indian companies. South Asian Journal of Management. (Publisher – Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia) (ABDC listed)
  • What Determines the Dividend Payout Level Decisions of Indian Listed Firms? A Tobit Model Approach. International Journal of Management and Business Research. (Publisher – Graduate School of Management and Economics, Science and Research Branch, IAU in Iran) (Scopus indexed) (ABDC listed)
  • Chavan, S. B., Mandke, A., & Labhane, N. B. (2012). Global Compact Principles as an effective tool for implementing Green HRM-A Study of Selected Indian Corporate. International Conference on Advances in Computing and Management, 1(1), 1-7.
Dividend Policy Decisions, Capital Structure Decisions, Investment Decisions, Working Capital Management, Behavioral Finance, and Public Finance.