Dr Mousumi Singha Mahapatra

Brief Profile

Dr. Mousumi Singha Mahapatra is working as an assistant professor in Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad. She has completed her PhD from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur, West Bengal, in the area of behavioral finance and personal financial planning. She has been awarded fellowship from Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) for pursuing her PhD. She is also a UGC-NET qualified professional with MBA in finance and MA in economics. She has published her research papers in different national and international journals. She has also received best paper award in a national and an international conference. She has more than nine years of research and teaching experience. Before joining IPE she has worked as assistant professor at VIT, Vellore. She is having more than nine years of research and teaching experience.
Her broad areas of research interests include households finance, personal financial planning, behavioral finance, financial well-being, risk tolerance, financial attitude, money attitude, risk attitude and financial satisfaction, Microfinance and Municipal Finance.

Dr Mousumi Singha Mahapatra

Assistant Professor
Finance
mousumi@ipeindia.org

Core Areas:

 Behavioral Finance
 Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance
 Financial Management
 Research Methodology

Publications in Indian Express:

“A Survey on Financial literacy of Indian Youth: A Study on Hyderabad-Secunderabad Twin Cities” has been reviewed and analyzed by Indian Express short summary of the article printed in the newspaper on 20th January 2017.

Awards and Honours:

 UGC NET for Lecturer in 2013
 PhD fellowship from ICSSR during 2015 -2017
 Best paper award in National Conference on Modern Retailing – Social & Economics Perspectives, during 30th – 31st January, 2017 at IPE Hyderabad
 Best paper award in International Conference on ‘Paradigm Shift in taxation, Accounting, Finance and Insurance’ during 8 th -9 th December, 2017 at Bhavan’s Vivekananda College, Secunderabad.

Publications

1.  Mediating Role of Mental Accounting in between Financial Cognition and Personal Financial Planning of Indian households" accepted for publication in Current Psychology ( SCOPUS, Web of Science, Springer Publication) Forthcoming,
2. “Behavioral Influence and Financial Decision of Individual: A Study on Mental Accounting Process among Indian Households” published in Cogent Economics and Finance Journal; Vol-8 Issue 1.(ABDC-B; SCOPUS: Web of Science; Taylor and Francis Group), 2020.
3. “Municipal Bonds as an Investment Option among Indian Investors” published in the South Asian Journal of Management; vol. 27 Issue 2 (ABDC-C), 2020.
4. “Role of Self-Control and Money Attitude in Personal Financial Planning” published in The Indian Economic Journal; Issue 1-5 (ABDC-B, Sage Publication), 2020.
5. “Building A Model On Influence Of Behavioral And Cognitive Factors On Personal Financial Planning: A Study among Indian Households” published in Global Business Review; Vol. 20 Issue 4 (Scopus; ABDC-C; Sage Publication), 2019.
6. “Determinants of Women Empowerment and Effect on Children’s Overall Health Development” Published in IASSI Quarterly—Contributions to Indian Social Science; Vol. 38, Issue 2, (Peer Reviewed) 2019.
7. “Risk Tolerance, Personal Financial Knowledge and Demographic Characteristics- Evidence from India” published in Journal of Developing Areas; Vol. 51 Issue 3 (JSTOR). 2017
8. “A Survey on Financial literacy of Indian Youth: A Study on Hyderabad-Secunderabad Twin Cities” published in IIM Kozhikode Society and Management Review; Vol 6:2 (ABDC-C; Sage Publication), 2017.
9. “Determinants of Sustainability of Microfinance Sector in India”, published in The Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 35 Issue -3, July –September 2016, bearing ISSN No.0970-3357 (Scopus) (UGC Listed). 2016
10. “A Survey of the Factors Influencing Property Investment Decision of Indian Investors” published in IPE journal of Management, Vol-7, Issue-1, January-June 2017, bearing ISSN No. 2249 – 9040. (Peer Reviewed).
11. “Proposing the Role of Mental Accounting and Financial Cognition on Personal Financial Planning: A study in Indian Context" published in Journal of Economic Policy and Research, Vol-12, Issue-1, October 2016 – Marche 2017, bearing ISSN No. 0975 – 8577. (Peer Reviewed), 2016
12. “Influence of Behavioral Factors in Property Investment Decision in India: A Study from the View of Real Estate Agents in Hyderabad-Secunderabad Twin Cities”, published in IMT Case Journal, Vol. 7, Issue-1, July –December, 2016, bearing ISSN No. 2229-6743 (Peer Reviewed), 2016
13. “Behavioral Finance: A study on Gender Based Dilemma in making Investment decisions” published in SUMEDHA Journal of Management, Vol. 4, Issue -1, Jan-March, 2015, bearing ISSN NO. 2277-6755 (Peer Reviewed), 2015
14. “Brand Recognition and Advertising Effectiveness: Study of Youth Responses for Select Print Advertisements” has been published in The Journal of Contemporary Management Research bearing ISSN No: 0973-8266 (Peer Reviewed). 2013

Publications in Conference Proceedings:

1. “Behavioural factors and Their Influence on property Investment Decision” has been published in the proceedings of IEEE sponsored “International conference of Business and Information Management (ICBIM)” from 9 th to 11 th January 2014.(SCOPUS; IEEE Publication)
2. Beneath The Iceberg: A Study of The Consumer S-R Model to Marketing Stimuli-The Neuro Marketing Perspective" has been published in the compendium of “5 th International Conference on Management and Behavioral Sciences (ICMBS-5)” from 23 rd to 24 th June 2012.

Paper Presentations:

International Conference:

1. “Are Financial Plans Orchestrated by Mental Accounts? An empirical Investigation into the Role of Mental Accounting and personal Financial Planning” at Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines at Arlington, Virginia during 19th -21st February, 2019.
2. “Influence of Financial Cognition on Personal Financial Planning: A Study in Indian Context” in The First Southern Social Science Congress on Social Science: new paradigm towards Sustainable and Perspective Future during 23-25 th March, 2017 at IPE Hyderabad.
3. “Role of Self-control and Money Attitude on Personal Financial Planning” in International Conference on Financial Market and Corporate Finance” during 12th – 13th August, 2016 at IIT Madras.
4. “Mental accounting and Financial Cognitive processes on Personnel Financial Planning: A study in Indian Context” has been published” in International conference of Business and Information Management (ICBIM), during 9th to 11th January, 2016 at NIT Durgapur.
5. “Risk Tolerance, Personal Financial Knowledge and Demographics Characteristics-Evidence from India” in Academy of Business Research Fall 2015 conference, during 28th – 30th October, 2015 at San Antonio, Texus, USA.
6. “Mental Accounting and its impact on Personal Financial Planning: A Study in Indian Context” in 2 nd International conference and Doctoral Colloquium on “Transformative Social Science Research: Disciplines, Collaborations & Think
Tanks” during 3rd – 4th March, 2015 at IPE, Hyderabad.
7. “Determinants of Sustainability of Microfinance Sector in India”, in International Conference on Frointier Infrastructure Finance (ICFIF-2014), during 13th -15th , November 2014 at IIT Kharagpur.
8. “Behavioural factors and Their Influence on property Investment Decision” in International Conference on Business and Information Management (ICBIM-2014) , during 9th -11th January,2014, at NIT Durgapur .
9. “Brand Recognition and Advertising Effectiveness”, Study Of Youth Responses For Select Print Advertisements, in 6 th International Conference on Contemporary Business, IIT, Delhi and Curtin University, Australia, during 18 th -20 th October 2012.
10. “CSR Practices and Its’ Effect On Brand Value: A Study Of Indian Organizations” in International Conference on Inclusive and Sustainable Growth” during 4th – 6th October 2012, at Institute of Management and Technology, Nagpur.

National Conference:

11. “Are Financial Plans Orchestrated by Mental Accounts? An empirical Investigation into the Role of Mental Accounting and personal Financial Planning” in Management Doctorial Colloquium & VGSOM Research Scholars’ Day, during 8 th – 9 th February, 2017 at IIT Kharagpur.
12. “Consumer Perception towards Frozen Foods: A study in Hyderabad-Secunderabad” in National Conference on Modern Retailing – Social & Economics Perspectives, during 30 th – 31 st January, 2017 at IPE Hyderabad.
13. “The Role of Mental Accounting and Financial Cognition on Personal Financial Planning” in COSMAR-2016 during 11 th – 12 th November, 2016 at IISc Bangalore.
14. “A Survey on Financial Literacy of Indian Youth: A study on Hyderabad-Secunderabad Twin Cities” in 52 nd Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society (TIES), during 4 th – 6 th January, 2016 at IIM Kozhikode.

15. “Exploring The Consumer Black-box: A study on Neuromarketing Applications” in “24 th AIMS Annual convention” on 24 th august, 2012.

16. "Beneath The Iceberg: A Study of The Consumer S-R Model to Marketing Stimuli-The Neuro Marketing Perspective" in “5 th International Conference on Management and Behavioral Sciences (ICMBS-5)” during 23 rd to 24 th June, 2012.

Seminars & Programs attended:

1. Workshop on “Applied Financial Econometrics” organized by School of Economics, University of Hyderabad, from 19 th – 23 rd September, 2016.
2. Workshop on “Structural Equation Modeling (SEM): Basics and Applications” organized by ICFAI University, Hyderabad, from September 24 th – 25 th , 2015.
3. ICSSR sponsored 3 days FDP program on “Skill Building in Research and Data Analysis” at IPE from 3 rd – 5 th, 2013.
4. AICTE QIP on Contemporary Topics in Finance organized by Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur (IITKGP), during June 24 th -30 th , 2013.
5. FDP on "Doctoral Research in Marketing And Behavioral Science" organized by India Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), during July 16 – 20, 2012.
6. Symposium on “Strategic Sustainable Development” organized by Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and Management on 11 th march 2012.
7. One day FDP on “Management Teacher 2015: New Age Teacher” Organized by AIMS on 07 th Mar 2012.
8. FDP on “Scaling up of management faculty – Contemporary Methods” conducted by Hyderabad Management Association on 11 th Nov 2011.
9. Convention Sankalp-2011,"First Annual Convention of MTC Global", Hyderabad, held on 27 August 2011.

10. FDP on "People Capability Maturity Model (PCMM)", organized by Department Of Management Studies, Bhavan's Vivekananda College of Science, Humanities and Commerce on 3 rd November 2009.

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