Arup Ganguly

Doctoral Candidate in Finance


249 Mervis Hall


  • PhD, Finance, University of Pittsburgh, 2018 (expected)
  • Master of Finance, University of Toronto, Canada, 2010

Research Interests

  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Information Disclosure
  • Private Equity
  • Law and Finance


  • "Economics of Private Equity," with Lin Ge and Shantanu Dutta in Private Equity, edited by Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck and Halil Kiymaz, Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • "Economics of Hedge Funds," with Lin Ge and Shantanu Dutta in Hedge Funds, edited by Kent Baker and Greg Filbeck, Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.


  • "Textual Disclosure in SEC Filings and Litigation Risk"
  • “Publicly Held Private Equity”

Awards and Honors

  • Doris & Douglas Bernstein Doctoral Teaching Award (For highest teaching ratings amongst all Katz doctoral students), University of Pittsburgh, 2016-2017
  • Braskem America, Inc. Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh
  • Rotman Excellence in Teaching, University of Toronto, 2010-2012 
  • Valedictorian, Master of Finance, University of Toronto, 2010

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Scotia Capital (Scotiabank), Canada