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Dr Saikat Sovan Deb



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2008
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management, Inst. Management Tech. India, 2001
Bachelor of Science, , 1999

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Dr Saikat Sovan Deb is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance in Deakin Business School. Saikat teaches units in investments and empirical research methods. His research interests include empirical asset pricing and market microstructure.

Saikat completed his PhD in Finance from Monash University in 2008, Graduate Certificate of Higher Education in Deakin Univerisity in 2009, Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from Institute Management Technology India in 2001 and Bachelor of Science in 1999.  

Saikat has published his research in various international journals including, Journal of Banking of Finance, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. He is also serving as the Director of Higher Degree by Research for Department of Finance since 2016.

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Research interests

  • Asset Pricing
  • Funds Management
  • Market Microstructure

Teaching interests

  • Equity and Investments
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Research Methods

Units taught

  • MAF307 - Equities and Investment Analysis
  • MAF763/MAF454 - Financial Intermediation
  • MAF202 - Money and Capital Markets 


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Investor attention, analyst recommendation revisions, and stock prices

V Welagedara, S Deb, H Singh

(2017), Vol. 45, pp. 211-223, Pacific basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Price limits and volatility

S Deb, P Kalev, V Marisetty

(2017), Vol. 45, pp. 142-156, Pacific-Basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Underpricing of infrastructure of IPOs: evidence from India

M Ritchie, W Dimovski, S Deb

(2013), Vol. 30, pp. 24-46, Journal of property research, Oxon, Eng., C1


Flexible price limits: The case of Tokyo Stock Exchange

S Deb, P Kalev, V Marisetty

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 66-84, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, C1


Are price limits really bad for equity markets?

S Deb, P Kalev, V Marisetty

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 2462-2471, Journal of banking and finance, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1


Information content of IPO grading

S Deb, V Marisetty

(2010), Vol. 34, pp. 2294-2305, Journal of Banking and Finance, C1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Order attributes and execution efficiency of limit orders

Dr Saikat Sovan Deb, Prof Charles Corrado

  • 2009: $3,191


Associate Supervisor

Venura Welagedara

Thesis entitled: The Post-Revision Drift, Analyst Characteristics and Investor Attention

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Finance


Yuwei Zhou

Thesis entitled: Stock Returns and Inflation Revisited: Australian Evidences

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance