Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

Debasish Maitra

Assistant Professor

Area: Finance

Fellow (IRMA)
M.Sc. (Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya)


Derivatives and Risk Management, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Financial Econometrics and Modeling


Research Interests
Derivatives, Commodity Markets, Volatility Modeling, Security Analysis and Rural Banking


Research and Publications


  • Dey, K., Maitra, D. and Jalan, S. (2010), " Efficiency and Risk Management: Evidences from the Indian Financial Sector" in Rediscovering Finance & Banking, Excel India Publishers: New Delhi, pp.187-204.


  • Adrangi, B., Chatrath, A., Christie-David, R. and Maitra D. (2014), “Market Co-movements, Regulation, and the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Indian Markets, Review of Futures Markets, 22(1), pp. 226-243.
  • Maitra, D. (2014), “Do Volume and Open Interest Explicate volatility? An Inquiry into the Indian Commodity Markets”, Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 6(3), pp.21-47.
  • Maitra, D. and Dey, K. (2013), “Copulas and Dependence Structures: Evidences from India’s and Asian Rubber Futures Markets”, International Journal of Financial Markets and Derivatives, 3(4), pp.322-355
  • Dey, K. and Maitra, D. (2012), “Price Discovery in Indian Commodity Futures Market: An Empirical Exercise”, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets (Inderscience Publication), 5(1), 68-87.
  • Dey, K and Maitra, D. (2012), “Portfolio Selection Revisited: Evidence from the Indian Stock Market”, ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, Vol.18, No.3, pp.32-47.
  • Maitra, D. and Dey, K (2011). “Dividend Policy and Market Response in Indian Stock Market: An Event Study Analysis”, Global Business Review (Sage Publication), Vol, 13, No. 2, pp.269-283
  • Maitra, D. and Dey, K. (2010). “Information and Technology: Muddling Policies with Practices in Indian Agriculture”, Productivity, Vol.51, No.1, pp-1-7.
  • Maitra, D. and Dey, K. (2010), “Asset Bubbles: Predicate and Combat against the Irrational Exuberance”, Indian Journal of Finance, Vol. 4, No. 7, pp.10-15.
  • Dey, K and Maitra, D. (2010), “Price Discovery and Market Efficiency Revisited: Anecdotes from Indian Commodity Futures Market”, Commodity Vision, Vol.4, No.4, pp.22-34


Case Study:

  • Maitra, D. and Banerjee, P. (2015), “ United Bank of India: Present Fiasco and Future Plans, Ivey Publishing, (Accepted and forthcoming)
  • Jagadale, S. and Maitra, D. (2014), “Bandhan Microfinance: Is Transformation from a Microfinance Institution to a Bank Required?”, Ivey Publishing , URL:
  • Maitra, D. and Dey, K. (2011), “A Tryst with SIFFS in Kerala” in Catalysing Markets through Collectives: Experiences from the Allied Sector, Access Development Services, pp.45-68



  • Paper accepted, “Inclusion and Exclusion in Futures & Options : Do Stock Prices React?”, India Finance Conference, IIM-A, December 18-20, 2013
  • Case Accepted, “Rural Financial Services through Technology: A Case of FINO”, Innovations 4 Impact Case Study Competition, XLRI, Jamshedpur, September 13-15, 2013.
  • Paper accepted “Is India’s Rubber Futures Market Efficient and Dependent on Asian Markets”, Eastern Finance Association Conference held at Florida, USA, April 10-13, 2013
  • Presented paper at the 22nd International Trade and Finance conference organised by International Trade and Finance Association and University of Pisa, Italy to during May 23-26, 2012.
  • Accepted paper in the India Finance Conference at IIM-Bangalore, during December 21-23, 2011
  • Attended two days Advanced Research Training on Structural Equation Modeling with AMOS organized by National Academy of Psychology (NAOP) and IRMA from December 10 -11, 2011
  • Attended 4-days workshop on Optimisation Methods & Risk Analysis: Applications in Finance organized by CARISMA-IIM-Calcutta from April 6-9, 2011.
  • Presented paper in the 2nd International Finance Conference at IIM-Calcutta, during January 10-12, 2011
  • Presented paper in the International Conference on Financial Innovations and Change for Survival and Growth (FINCON-2011) at MDI-Gurgaon, during January 7-8, 2011
  • Attended two days Management Development Programme on “Commodity Futures Markets” sponsored by the Forward Markets Commission at the IRMA, during November 11-12, 2010
  • Presented paper in the conference, “Managing Agri-food Supply Chain” by IIM-Lucknow and ISABM during April 9-11, 2010. Paper was on “Marketing of Fruits and Vegetables in Karnataka: Evidences from the Cooperative vis-à-vis Corporate Retail”.
  • Attended 4-days workshop on Quantitative Finance organized by IGIDR, IIT-Kanpur from December 17-20, 2009
  • Presented paper in the International Finance Conference at IIM-Calcutta during December 3-5, 2009.


Academic Experience

Assistant Professor, IMT Ghaziabad, 2012-till date


Professional Experience

Assistant Manager at Union Bank of India, Shaldahmore, West Bengal , from January, 2007 to May, 2008.

Research Fellow at Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya, Nadia, West Bengal from December, 2005 to January, 2007.


Achievements and Awards

  • One of top eight participants at Sitaram Rao Livelihood Case Study Competition, organized by Access Development Organization, New Delhi.
  • One of the finalists in JIGYASA-2010 on “A Synergistic framework among Government-Industry-Academia” organised by IIT-Roorkee during January 16, 2010.
  • One of the finalists of “Best Summer Projects in Rural Marketing” organised by RMAI and MART, New Delhi in September, 2009.
  • Second position in poster presentation in National Conference on "Integrated Production & Post Harvest Management of Tropical Fruits", BCKV, West Bengal during April, 2006.
  • Awarded with University Merit Scholarship during B.Sc (1999-2003) and M.Sc. (2003-2005).