• United Kingdom

1990 …2020

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Personal profile

Personal Statement

Krishna joined the University of Strathclyde in 2011 as a Professor of Empirical Finance. He undertook the responsibilities of the Head of Accounting & Finance Department in August 2013 and continued with it until September 2017. Since October 2016, he has undertaken the duties of Vice-Dean (Research) of Strathclyde Business School.

Prior to moving to academia Krishna served in Foreign Exchange and Research departments of the Nepal Rastra Bank (the central bank of Nepal). In 1993 he joined Glasgow Caledonian University as a Lecturer and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1995 and to a Professor of Finance in 1996. In 2000 he moved to the University of Durham and to the University of Leeds in 2008.

Research Interests

My specialisations are in the areas of corporate financial decisions, investments and market microstructure.

I have published over 50 papers in various journals including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Financial Research.

Editor of Encyclopedia of Management (Finance Volume), 3rd edition, 2015, Wiley

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Research Output

Investors' activism and the gains from takeover deals

Guo, J. M., Paudyal, K., Utham, V. & Xing, X., 31 Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Finance. 26, 1, p. 64-83 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Exploring the benefits of international government bond portfolio diversification strategies

    Fletcher, J., Paudyal, K. & Santoso, T., 31 Jan 2019, In : European Journal of Finance. 25, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    22 Downloads (Pure)


    A phenomenon of the critical factors of accounting information system (AIS) effectiveness

    Author: Sharinah Binti Puasa, S., 1 Oct 2017

    Supervisor: Smith, J. (Supervisor) & Paudyal, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Corporate financial decisions : alternative sources and uses

    Author: Qiu, J., 17 Dec 2015

    Supervisor: Paudyal, K. (Supervisor) & Tang, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


    Honorable Mention-Student Paper

    Sulaiman Aldhawyan (Recipient), Krishna Paudyal (Recipient), Sandeep Keshava Rao (Recipient) & Chandra Thapa (Recipient), 28 Feb 2020

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 3 Journal or guest editorship
    • 1 Invited talk
    • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

    Encyclopedia of Management 3, volume 4: Finance (Journal)

    Krishna Paudyal (Editor)
    2010 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal or guest editorship

    Invited talk at AUT, New Zealand, December 2010

    Krishna Paudyal (Invited speaker)

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk