Dr. Karthik Krishnan joined the D'Amore-McKim School of Business Administration as an Assistant Professor of Finance in September 2008. He is a Policy Advisor at The Heartland Institute.
He holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Delhi University and a Ph.D. in Finance from Boston College. Prior to joining Northeastern, Dr. Krishnan taught courses in Financial Management and Investments at Boston College and University of Connecticut. He is also a Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute.
Dr. Krishnan's research interests are in empirical corporate finance with focus on entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, angel financing, IPOs, corporate governance, banking, and financial intermediation. His work has been published in the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Financial Management.
He has presented papers at high-level academic meetings such as the American Finance Association annual meetings, Western Finance Association annual meetings, Financial Intermediation Research Society annual meetings, European Finance Association annual meetings, among others. Dr. Krishnan's research has been cited in media outlets such as Financial Times, Bloomberg, and Dow Jones Newswires.