Professor Krishna Paudyal

Head Of Department

Accounting and Finance

Personal statement

Krishna joined the University of Strathclyde in 2011 as a Professor of Empirical Finance. He undertook the responsibilities of the Head of Accounting & Finance Department in August 2013 and continued with it until September 2017. Since October 2016, he has undertaken the duties of Vice-Dean (Research) of Strathclyde Business School.

Prior to moving to academia Krishna served in Foreign Exchange and Research departments of the Nepal Rastra Bank (the central bank of Nepal). In 1993 he joined Glasgow Caledonian University as a Lecturer and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1995 and to a Professor of Finance in 1996. In 2000 he moved to the University of Durham and to the University of Leeds in 2008.


Financial markets, innovation and regulation
Andriosopoulos Dimitris, Faff Robert, Paudyal Krishna
European Journal of Finance Vol 25, pp. 595-598 (2019)
Exploring the benefits of international government bond portfolio diversification strategies
Fletcher Jonathan, Paudyal Krishna, Santoso Timbul
European Journal of Finance Vol 25, pp. 1-15 (2019)
International equity portfolio allocations and stock market development
Kwabi Frank Obenpong, Thapa Chandra, Paudyal Krishna, Neupane Suman
Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting (2019)
Do investors flip less in bookbuilding than in auction IPOs?
Neupane Suman, Marshall Andrew, Paudyal Krishna, Thapa Chandra
Journal of Corporate Finance Vol 47, pp. 253-268 (2017)
Biases in international portfolio allocation and investor protection standards
Kwabi Frank O, Thapa Chandra, Paudyal Krishna, Adegbite Emmnuel
International Review of Financial Analysis Vol 53, pp. 66-79 (2017)
Earnout deals : method of initial payment and acquirers' gain
Barbopoulos Leonidas G, Paudyal Krishna, Sudarsanam Sudi
European Financial Management (2017)

more publications

Research interests

My specialisations are in the areas of corporate financial decisions, investments and market microstructure.

I have published over 50 papers in various journals including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Financial Research.

Editor of Encyclopedia of Management (Finance Volume), 3rd edition, 2015, Wiley

Professional activities

Encyclopedia of Management 3, volume 4: Finance (Journal)
Invited talk at AUT, New Zealand, December 2010
Invited speaker
Review of Behavioral Finance (Journal)
European Financial Management (Journal)
Guest editor
Chulalongkorn University
Visiting researcher

more professional activities


KTP - BIP Solutions
Andriosopoulos, Dimitris (Principal Investigator) Hillier, David (Co-investigator) Paudyal, Krishna (Co-investigator) Tang, Leilei (Co-investigator)
25-Jan-2016 - 24-Jan-2018
marketing activities in relation to corporate treasury activities
Paudyal, Krishna (Principal Investigator) Marshall, Andrew (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2013 - 30-Jan-2015

more projects