Abhishek Varma

Illinois State University

Associate Professor

Normal, IL 61790

United States

http://sites.google.com/site/abvarma

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Socially Responsible Funds and Market Crises

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Abhishek Varma and John R. Nofsinger
Illinois State University and University of Alaska Anchorage
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SRI, ESG, socially responsible, prospect theory

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Fair Value versus Amortized Cost Measurement and the Timeliness of Other-than-Temporary Impairments: Evidence from the Insurance Industry

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-109
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Urooj Khan, Stephen G. Ryan and Abhishek Varma
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Illinois State University
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Fair value accounting, amortized cost accounting, other-than-temporary impairment, financial crisis, insurance industry, residential mortgage-backed securities

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Institutional Investors and Corporate Social Responsibility

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
John R. Nofsinger, Johan Sulaeman and Abhishek Varma
University of Alaska Anchorage, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance and Illinois State University
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corporate social responsibility; institutional investors; socially responsible investments; environmental and social performance; risk management

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Availability, Recency, and Sophistication in the Repurchasing Behavior of Retail Investors

Journal of Banking and Finance, 37(7), July 2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
John R. Nofsinger and Abhishek Varma
University of Alaska Anchorage and Illinois State University
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Individual Investors, Trading, Diversification, Recency Bias, Repurchase, Volatility

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Keeping Promises? Mutual Funds’ Investment Objectives and Impact of Carbon Risk Disclosures

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 May 2021 Last Revised: 10 May 2022
John R. Nofsinger and Abhishek Varma
University of Alaska Anchorage and Illinois State University
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Disclosures, Environmental Sustainability, Carbon Risk, Fossil Fuels, Mutual Funds, Socially Responsible Investing, ESG, UN PRI, Principles for Responsible Investing.

6.

Individuals and Their Local Utility Stocks: Preference for the Familiar

The Financial Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Oct 2011
John R. Nofsinger and Abhishek Varma
University of Alaska Anchorage and Illinois State University
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Investment decisions, familiarity bias, utility stocks

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Do Large Losses Loom Larger than Gains? Salience, Holding Periods, and the Disposition Effect

The Financial Review
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Oct 2021
Vladimir Kotomin and Abhishek Varma
Illinois State University - Department of Finance, Insurance and Law and Illinois State University
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Salience, Disposition effect, Reverse disposition effect, Recency, Valuation uncertainty, Volatility, Individual Investors

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“Green” Social Norms, Portfolio Allocations and Corporate Environmental Practices

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 May 2021
Johan Sulaeman and Abhishek Varma
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance and Illinois State University
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Environmental issues; social norms; toxic substances; corporate environmental practices; local bias.

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Institutional Investor Ownership and Corporate Pension Transparency

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Aug 2014
Timothy Eaton, John R. Nofsinger and Abhishek Varma
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Accountancy, University of Alaska Anchorage and Illinois State University

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Conservation, Discrimination, and Salvation: Investors' Social Concerns in the Stock Market

Journal of Financial Services Research, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2014
Posted: 06 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2015
Matthew Hood, John R. Nofsinger and Abhishek Varma
Independent, University of Alaska Anchorage and Illinois State University

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Socially responsible investing, behavioral finance, religion

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Pound Wise and Penny Foolish? OTC Stock Investor Behavior

Review of Behavioral Finance, 6(1), 2014.
Posted: 15 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
Abhishek Varma and John R. Nofsinger
Illinois State University and University of Alaska Anchorage

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Individual Investors, Investment Decisions, Behavioral Finance, Gambling