Alka Bramhandkar

Alka Bramhandkar

Professor and Chair, Finance and International Business
Faculty, Graduate Study in Business

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Barken, M., Seaquist, G., & Bramhandkar, A.   (2016) Hosting in the New Peer-to-Peer Marketplace –Better Barter Disrupts Regulatory Regime.  North East Journal of Legal Studies.  Vol 35, pp. 49-65. 

Barken, M., Seaquist, G., & Bramhandkar, A.   (2014) New York City’s Public Health Initiatives: Obesity and the Nanny State.  North East Journal of Legal Studies.  Vol 31, pp. 64-87. 

Bramhandkar, A., & Zuckerman, M.  (2014)  ROSCAs Remain Strong in India despite Greater Financial Inclusion.   International Journal of Management & Sustainability. Vol .3, No. 3, pp 176-185.

Kelly, E., & Bramhandkar, A. (2013) Banking on Secrecy:An Ethical Critique of Swiss Banking Practices.   Economics & Business Journal: Inquiries & Perspectives. Vol .5, No. 1.

Seaquist, G., Bramhandkar, A., & Barken, M.   (2013) Congressional Insider Trading Runs Deep)--Will the STOCK Act Only Skim the Surface?  North East Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 2, pp 1-20.

Fitzpatrick, J., Cheng, J. & Bramhandkar, A.   (2012) An Arbitrage Model for Calculating Firm Beta at Different Leverage Levels.  Accounting and Finance Research, Vol. 1, No. 2 pp 207-215.

Movassaghi, H. & Bramhandkar, A. (2012) Sustainability Strategies of Leading Global Firms and Their Financial Performance: A Comparative Case Based Approach.  Vol .3, No. 5, pp. 21-34, Journal of Applied Business and Economics.

Zhang, W. & Bramhandkar, A. (2012) Cash Payout and Long Run Performance of Mergers.  Vol .3, No. 7, pp. 982-994, International Research Journal of Applied Finance.

Bramhandkar, A., Barken, M. & Seaquist, G. (2011) Credit Ratings Agencies & Free Speech. , North East Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 25, pp 21-40.

Movassaghi, H. & Bramhandkar, A. (2011) Doing Good & Doing Well:An Examination of the leading Global Firms in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index,  Vol .14, No. 21, pp. 1-11, Journal of Current Research in Global Business.

Zhang, W. & Bramhandkar, A. (2011) Cash Payout in Mergers & Acquisitions.  Vol .14, No. 21, pp. 33-43, Journal of Current Research in Global Business.

Zhang, W. & Bramhandkar, A. (2011)Shareholder Rights, Financial Systems, and IPO Underpricing Across Countries.  Vol . 14, No. 21, pp. 53-61, Journal of Current Research in Global Business.

Kelly, E. P., Bramhandkar, A., & Rosenthal, S.P. S. (2010) Managerial & Legal Perspectives on the Green Building Movement. Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 69-82,Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues.

Bramhandkar, A. & Seaquist, G. (2009) New York’s New Home Equity Theft Prevention Act. Vol. 21, pp. 69-89 North East Journal of Legal Studies.

Kelly, E. & Bramhandkar, A. (2009) The Stoneridge Decision and Secondary Actor Liability in Securities.Fraud Vol. 21, pp. 1-17, North East Journal of Legal Studies.

Kelly, E. P., Bramhandkar, A., & Movassaghi, H. (2009) A Case Study of Ethics and Mutual Funds Mismanagement at Putnam. Vol. 19 No. 1, pp. 25-35 Ethics and Behavior.

Bramhandkar, A. & Burress-Healy, J. (2008) Determinants of Revenue in Charitable Organizations. The Journal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy.

Barken, M., Bramhandkar, A., and Seaquist, G. (2008) Hotel Liability for Bedbug and Pest Infestations, , Vol. 20, pg(s). 17-56, North East Journal of Legal Studies.

Bramhandkar, A., Erickson, S., & Applebee, I. (2008) Intellectual Capital and Organizational Performance: An Empirical Study of the Pharmaceutical Industry. Vol. 5, Issue 4, pg(s). 357-362, Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management.

Movassaghi, H. & Bramhandkar, A. (2007) Investing with a Mission: An Empirical Analysis of “Socially Conscious” Mutual Funds. Vol. 18, No. 36, pp. 35-44, The Journal of Global Business.

Seaquist, G. & Bramhandkar, A. (2007) First Amendment Rights of Faculty and Students: A Perspective Vol. 18, pp. 85-108, The North East Journal of Legal Studies.

Cheng, J. & Bramhandkar, A. (2006) Developing a Practical Formula for Optimal Capital Structure. Vol. 12, No. 1 pp. 17-27, Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Economics.

Seaquist, G. & Bramhandkar, A. (2006) The Whole Truth? The Problem with “Truth in Lending”. New York State Bar Association Journal.

Movassaghi, H. & Bramhandkar, A. (2006) Sustainable Management Practices and Financial Performance: A Multi-Industry/Country Study.

Bramhandkar, A. & Seaquist, G. (2005) Finding a Safe Harbor Under ERISA. Vol. 14, pp. 17-36, North East Journal of Legal Studies.

Movassaghi, H., Bramhandkar, A. & Shikov, M. (2004) "Emerging" vs. "Developed" Markets Closed-End Funds: A Comparative Performance Analysis. Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 49-59, Critical Factors & Issues in Emerging Equity Markets.

Bramhandkar, A. & Schlesinger, W. (2004**) Warrantech Corporation: A Case Study Annual Advances in Business Cases.
**This case was accepted for publication with minor revisions. Unfortunately, the company refused to give permission even though all the data was collected from publicly available sources. The original idea for writing the case was suggested by then Dean Robert Ullrich who had discussions with the CEO (An IC alumni).

"Relative Performance of Country Based Closed-End Funds at Times of Financial Crisis," coauthored with R. Zaman, Journal of Current Research in Global Business, Vol. 3, No. 4, Fall (2001).

Conference Proceedings

"Legal Environment and IPO Underpricing Across Countries," Association for Global Business Annual Meeting Proceeding (November 2009)

Bramhandkar, A. & Lippit, J. (2009) Payback Adjusted Net Present Value. New York State Economics Association.

Erickson, S., Bramhandkar A., and Beebe K., in Chris Bart, Nick Bontis, and Patricia Wakefield (eds.). (2008) “Intellectual Capital and Performance in Financial Services Industries,” Proceedings of the 29th McMaster World Congress, (January 16-18), Hamilton, ON, (electronic proceedings).

Erickson, S., Bramhandkar, A., and Applebee, I. (2007) Intellectual Capital & Organizational Performance: An Empirical Study of the Pharmaceutical Industry, 8th European Conference on Knowledge Management, (September).

Bramhandkar, A. and Burress, J., and Beebe, K. (2007) Factors Affecting Revenue in Not-for-Profit Organizations, Association for Global Business, (November).

Erickson, S., Bramhandkar, A., & Applebee I. (2007) Intellectual Capital and Financial Performance in Aerospace/Defense,” in Competition Forum, 18th Annual American Society for Competitiveness Conference, (November 8-10), Tulsa, OK, pg(s) 126-130.

Movassaghi, H., Bramhandkar, A., and Applebee, I. (2007) The Relationship between Corporate Social & Financial Performance: An Empirical Analysis of Top Sustainability Ranked Global Firms, Association for Global Business, (November).

Movassaghi, H., Bramhandkar A. and Staub, M. (2006) Investing with a Mission: An Empirical Analysis of “Socially Conscious” Mutual Funds, Association for Global Business, (November).

Movassaghi, H., and Bramhandkar, A. (2005) Sustainable Management & Financial Performance Evidence from Leading Global Firms. International Trade & Finance Association.

Movassaghi, H. & Bramhandkar, A. (2005) Corporate Social Responsibility & Financial Performance: A Global Survey, Association for Global Business.

Movassaghi, H. & Bramhandkar, A. (2004) Socially Responsible Investing: Does it Pay Off? Association for Global Business.

Movassaghi, H & Bramhandkar, A. (2004) Sustainable Management Practices and Financial Performance: A Multi-country/Industry Study Association for Global Business.

"Warrantech Corporation: A Case Study," with Schlesinger, W., Proceedings of the North American Case Research Association (November 2003).

"Relative Performance of International Mutual Funds," Association for Global Business Proceedings, Vol. 13 (2002).