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A/Prof. Sagarika Mishra



Associate Professor


Faculty of Business and Law


Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, Western Michigan University, 2008
Master of Business Management, , 2004
Bachelor of Arts (Economics), , 1997



Dr Sagarika Mishra is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of the Finance in Deakin Business School. Sagarika completed her PhD in Applied Economics from Western Michigan University in the USA. She has over 10 years of experience in research and teaching, with two publications in ABDC A* journals, and many more in other reputable journals.

Sagarika has also served as a unit chair in various courses and has taught units in corporate finance and econometrics. Furthermore, since 2016, she has been serving as Deputy Director for the Bachelor of Commerce in Finance programme.

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Research interests

  • Corporate Culture
  • Corporate Finance
  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  • Forecasting
  • Not for profit

Teaching interests

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Modeling


  • Dean’s Research Rocket Award, Deakin University, 2011.
  • Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award, Western Michigan University, 2007-2008.


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Artificial intelligence focus and firm performance

S Mishra, M Ewing, H Cooper

(2022), pp. 1-22, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

The joint information role of analysts' cash flow and earnings forecasts

S Dhole, F Gul, S Mishra, A Pal

(2021), Vol. 61, pp. 499-541, Accounting and Finance, C1

journal article

Economic policy uncertainty and financial statement comparability

S Dhole, L Liu, G Lobo, S Mishra

(2021), Vol. 40, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, C1

journal article

The effects of an articulated customer value proposition (CVP) on promotional expense, brand investment and firm performance in B2B markets: a text based analysis

S Mishra, M Ewing, L Pitt

(2020), Vol. 87, pp. 264-275, Industrial marketing management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Financial constraints and marketing investment: evidence from text analysis

Sagarika Mishra, Mike Ewing

(2020), Vol. 54, pp. 525-545, European journal of marketing, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Reaction of the credit default swap market to the release of periodic financial reports

M Nasiri, P Narayan, S Mishra

(2019), Vol. 65, International Review of Financial Analysis, C1

journal article

Efficient working capital management, financial constraints and firm value: A text-based analysis

S Dhole, S Mishra, A Pal

(2019), Vol. 58, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, C1

journal article

On the determination of the number of factors using information criteria with data-driven penalty

J Westerlund, S Mishra

(2017), Vol. 58, pp. 161-184, Statistical papers, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Dividends, leverage, and family ownership in the emerging Indonesian market

E Mulyani, H Singh, S Mishra

(2016), Vol. 43, pp. 16-29, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, C1

journal article

Executive compensation and regulation-imposed governance: evidence from the California Nonprofit Integrity Act of 2004

S Dhole, S Khumawala, S Mishra, T Ranasinghe

(2015), Vol. 90, pp. 443-466, Accounting review, Sarasota, Flo., C1

journal article

New empirical evidence on the bid-ask spread

P Narayan, S Mishra, S Narayan

(2015), Vol. 47, pp. 4484-4500, Applied economics, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

A nonparametric model of financial system and economic growth

S Mishra, P Narayan

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 175-191, International Review of Economics and Finance, C1

journal article

Stock price comovement: Evidence from India

S Mishra, S Dhole

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 893-903, Emerging markets finance and trade, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Is exchange rate trading profitable?

P Narayan, S Mishra, S Narayan, K Thuraisamy

(2015), Vol. 38, pp. 217-229, Journal of international financial markets, institutions and money, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Effects of the SEC's XBRL mandate on financial reporting comparability

S Dhole, G Lobo, S Mishra, A Pal

(2015), Vol. 19, pp. 29-44, International journal of accounting information systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Spread determinants and the day-of-the-week effect

P Narayan, S Mishra, S Narayan

(2014), Vol. 54, pp. 51-60, Quarterly review of economics and finance, Netherlands, C1

journal article

State dependent asymmetric loss and the consensus forecast of real U.S. GDP growth

M Higgins, S Mishra

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 627-632, Economic modelling, Amsterda, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Least squares learning and the US treasury bill rate" [Econ. Syst. 38 (2014) 194-204]

M Higgins, S Mishra, S Dhole

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 194-204, Economic systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Has the structural break slowed down growth rates of stock markets?

P Narayan, S Narayan, S Mishra

(2013), Vol. 30, pp. 595-601, Economic modelling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Determinants of stock price bubbles

P Narayan, S Mishra, S Sharma, R Liu

(2013), Vol. 35, pp. 661-667, Economic modelling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

An analysis of Fiji's monetary policy transmission

P Narayan, S Narayan, S Mishra, R Smyth

(2012), Vol. 29, pp. 52-70, Studies in economics and finance, Bingley, England, C1

journal article

Do macro-economic variables explain stock-market returns? Evidence using a semi-parametric approach

S Mishra, H Singh

(2012), Vol. 13, pp. 115-127, Journal of asset management, London, England, C1

journal article

Do market capitalization and stocks traded converge? New global evidence

P Narayan, S Mishra, S Narayan

(2011), Vol. 35, pp. 2771-2781, Journal of banking & finance, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Do remittances induce inflation? Fresh evidence from developing countries

P Narayan, S Narayan, S Mishra

(2011), Vol. 77, pp. 914-933, Southern economic journal, Chattanooga, Tenn., C1

journal article

Federal reserve monetary policy and the non-linearity of the Taylor rule

A Hayat, S Mishra

(2010), Vol. 27, pp. 1292-1301, Economic modelling, Amsterdam,Netherlands, C1

journal article

Investigating the relationship between health and economic growth : empirical evidence from a panel of 5 Asian countries

S Narayan, P Narayan, S Mishra

(2010), Vol. 21, pp. 404-411, Journal of Asian economics, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Testing forecast rationality under asymmetric loss with the Mincer-Zarnowitz regression

M Higgins, S Mishra

(2009), Vol. 7, pp. 59-72, Journal of quantitative economics, Dehli, India, C1-1

journal article

Do macroeconomic variables explain stock market returns: Some evidence using a semi-parametric approach

S Mishra, H SIngh

(2009), "Value Creation and Management : Vision for 2010" : The 17th Annual Conference on PBFEAM and The 3rd International Conference on Business in Asia (iCBA), Bangkok, Thailand, E1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Cross border expansion of Australian Banks

Prof Paresh Narayan, Dr Kannan Thuraisamy, A/Prof Sagarika Mishra, A/Prof Susan Sharma

Aust Centre for Financial Studies

  • 2014: $4,545

Effect of non-linear correlation on diversification benefits for banks and insurance companies in Australia

A/Prof Sagarika Mishra, Dr Abdul Hayat Muhammad

Accounting & Finance Assoc of Australian & New Zealand Grant - Research

  • 2018: $4,000


Associate Supervisor

Maryam Akbari Nasiri

Thesis entitled: Three essays on credit markets

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Finance


Susan Sharma

Thesis entitled: Three Essays in Financial Markets

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance