Priyank Gandhi

Assistant Professor

Priyank  Gandhi

Contact Information


Priyank Gandhi is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. From 2001 to 2004, Priyank was a manager at the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) in India. He has also been a consultant to investment banks and real estate firms. His current research interests include financial intermediaries, credit risk, computational finance, liquidity and its effects on asset prices, and contagion risk. His most recent research explores the impact of implicit government guarantees to large U.S. financial institutions on their equity returns. His research has been presented in seminars at University of Chicago, NYU, Harvard, Emory University, Ohio State University, University of Rochester, and other leading schools. Priyank’s research has appeared in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics. His work has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and Germany’s leading newspaper, Handelsblatt.

Areas of Expertise

Financial Intermediaries

Credit Risk

Computational Finance

Corporate Finance


Ph D, University of California, Los Angeles

MSF, University of California, Berkeley

MBA, MDI, Gurgaon, India

BS, Bangalore University


Financial Management

Advanced Corporate Finance


"Size Anomalies in Bank Stock Returns", (with Hanno Lustig), to appear in Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, 2014.

"Counterparty credit risk and the credit default swap market", (with Navneet Arora, Francis Longstaff), Journal of Financial Economics, 103, 2012.


"Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance", MIT Press, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 01, 2014


2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade, "Credit Risk - Session" (May 20, 2016).

2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade, "Libor Manipulation: Cui Bono?" (May 18, 2015).

FSU SUNTRUST BEACH CONFERENCE, "Credit Expansion and Neglected Crash Risk - A Discussion" (April 2015).

New York Fed/NYU Stern Conference on Financial Intermediation, "Liquidity and Credit Supply at US Banks" (April 24, 2015).

University of New South Wales, "Liquidity and Credit Supply at U.S. Banks" (October 16, 2014).

University of Sydney, "Liquidity and Credit Supply at U.S. Banks" (October 15, 2014).

University of Melbourne Business School, "Liquidity and Credit Supply at U.S. Banks" (October 10, 2014).

Monash University, "Liquidity and Credit Supply at U.S. Banks" (October 09, 2014).