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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.

Current teaching

  • Capital Markets II


Deepa has completed her PhD in 2017. Prior to joining ECU, she has worked in Deakin University for over six years. She is an active researcher. Her research focuses on asset pricing, forecasting and applied financial econometrics.

Professional associations

  • Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association

Awards and recognition

  • 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

Research areas and interests

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


  • 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., 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., 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., 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., 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, Perth, Edith Cowan University - School of Business & Law, DOI: 2018.1502.002.
  • Thuan Nguyen, T., Powell, R., Golab, A., Bannigidadmath, D., (2019), Analysis of approaches to the relationship between risk and bank diversification. The proceedings of 3rd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 2018.1502.004(29-30 November 2018), 26-30, Perth, Edith Cowan University, School of Business and Law, DOI: 2018.1502.004.
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