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Dr Deepa Bannigidadmath


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5605, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.454
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5605
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.454  


Deepa is a Lecturer in Finance in the School of Business and Law.

Key Research Areas

  • Asset Pricing
  • Forecasting
  • Commodity Markets
  • Applied Financial Econometrics


Lecturer in Finance at the School of Business and Law.

Involved in teaching Capital Markets and Business Finance

Deepa has completed her PhD in 2017. Prior to joining ECU, she has worked at Deakin University for over six years.

She is an active researcher with publications in internationally refereed journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Economic Modelling, Emerging Markets Review, among others.

Member of the Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association (APAEA) and the Associate member at the Centre for Financial Econometrics at Deakin University.

  • Theme two: Society and Culture; Diverse, economic, organisational, political and social transformation
  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • 2016 – Most cited article of the Journal of Banking and Finance
  • 2016 – Publications Success Acknowledged in Dean’s Newsletter
  • 2013 – Best Paper Award, Performance of Financial Markets in Economic Systems
  • Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association, member.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2017.
  • Master of Business Administration (International), Deakin University, 2011.
  • Bachelor of Engineering, India, 2005.


Recent Research Grants

  • Financial and economic impacts of climate change in Australia,  Edith Cowan University,  Early Career Researcher Grant – 2020,  2020 - 2021,  $28,273.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Narayan, PK., Phan, DH., Narayan, S., Bannigidadmath, D., (2017), Is there a financial news risk premium in Islamic stocks?. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 42(April), 158-170, DOI: 10.1016/j.pacfin.2017.02.008.
  • Narayan, PK., Phan, DH., Bannigidadmath, D., (2017), Is the profitability of Indian stocks compensation for risks?. Emerging Markets Review, 31(June), 47-64, DOI: 10.1016/j.ememar.2017.02.001.
  • Narayan, PK., Bannigidadmath, D., (2017), Does financial news predict stock returns? New evidence from Islamic and non-Islamic stocks. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 42(April), 24-45, DOI: 10.1016/j.pacfin.2015.12.009.
  • Narayan, PK., Kumari, R., Bannigidadmath, D., (2017), New Evidence of Psychological Barrier from the Oil Market. Journal of Behavioral Finance, 18(4), 457-469, DOI: 10.1080/15427560.2017.1365235.
  • Bannigidadmath, D., Narayan, PK., (2016), Stock return predictability and determinants of predictability and profits. Emerging Markets Review, 26(2016), 153-173, DOI: 10.1016/j.ememar.2015.12.003.
  • Narayan, PK., Bannigidadmath, D., (2015), Are Indian stock returns predictable?. Journal of Banking and Finance, 58(2015), 506-531, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbankfin.2015.05.001.

Conference Publications

  • Bannigidadmath, D., Powell, R., (2019), The effectiveness of climate change models in measuring financial risk. The Proceedings of 3rd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 1(29-30 November 2018), 10-14, Online, Edith Cowan University.
  • Nguyen, TT., Powell, R., Golab, A., Bannigidadmath, D., (2018), Analysis of approaches to the relationship between risk and bank diversification. The proceedings of 3rd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 26-30, Perth, Western Australia, Edith Cowan University.
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