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Pervin Gandhi

Senior Lecturer
CA (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India)
Areas of interest
Asset pricing models, Market Microstructures, Stock market behaviour, Emerging Issues in Accounting
+91 9879922402

Pervin Gandhi is a senior lecturer in the area of finance, accounting and control at Ahmedabad University. She possesses over 11 years of experience in academia and industry.

Gandhi is a passionate case writer and has numerous cases registered at The Case Center - ECCH, SAGE Publishing and IVEY Publishing (upcoming). Moreover, she has researched and published papers on asset pricing models, market microstructures, stock market behaviour, emerging issues in accounting and entrepreneurial traits.

To hone her teaching and research skills, Gandhi has attended various faculty development programs and workshops. She has also visited Harvard University, National University of Singapore, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, MICA – The school of ideas and Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi for research and conferences.

By qualification, Gandhi is a chartered accountant with an M.Com in accounting from Gujarat University. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in Management from Gujarat University. Currently, she is writing her doctoral thesis on Information Content Analysis of corporate announcements for shareholders’ wealth creation.

In her spare time, Gandhi enjoys doing embroidery and learning musical instruments.

Current Research for Publication:

Gandhi, P., Pathak, B. and Dave, K. ‘Information content analysis of Stock Dividends: An India Based Empirical Study’

Gandhi, P. and Pathak, B. ‘Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Development: Evidences from Asian Countries’ for publication in Asia Pacific Development Journal


A. N. Gandhi & firm – Setting grounds for wealth creation - ISB IVEY GCC 2017 (Under Review)

Tandoroasti Pharma Ltd. – Expansion Dilemma – IVEY Publishing (Under Review)

Evaluating the Trajectory of Growth in the Indian Pharmaceuticals Market: A Case of KCS – Publisher SAGE.

FABINDIA: Evaluating the Trajectory of Growth - ECCH – The Case Centre, 515-092-1, (Teaching Note: 515-092-8).

Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation: Telemedicine Service in India, ECCH – The Case Centre, 116-0005-1. (Teaching Note - 116-0005-8)

Antonio’s Olives – An Introduction to Fundamentals of Accounting, ECCH - The Case Centre, 115-019-1. (Teaching Note – 115-019-8 and Instructor’s Spreadsheet – 115-019-9)


Book Chapters

Gandhi, P., and Taneja, N. (2015), “Dividend signalling effect: an empirical study of Indian mid-cap companies” A.K. Puri and Kanhaiya Singh (Eds.), Emerging Horizons in Finance (pp. 279-292) New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publications.


Conferences Papers:

Gandhi, P. and Pathak, B (2016), “Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Development: Evidences from India and China,” International Conference for Academic Disciplines, Harvard University, Boston, May 23 – 27.

Gandhi P. and Thomas S (2015), “Environmental Sustainability: An exploration of relationship between Corporate Financial and Environmental Performance,” 4th International Conference on Sustainability and Management Strategy (ICSMS 2015), Institute of Management Technology Nagpur in collaboration with California State University San Bernardino, USA and CSIR - National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, September 4-5.

Gandhi, P. and Taneja N (2014), “Dividend Signalling Effect: An Empirical Study of Indian Mid-Cap Companies”, Fore International Finance Conference (FIFC – 2014), Fore School of Management, Delhi, (Nov 27-28).

N. Taneja and P. Gandhi (2013) "An inquiry into the entrepreneurial characteristics amongst students in Ahmedabad" 10th Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar, Feb20-22.


Journal Publications

Thomas S., Sushmita S. and Gandhi P. (2016), “Evaluating the Trajectory of Growth in the Indian Pharmaceuticals Market: A Case of KCS” South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp. 1-12.

Bafna, A., Gandhi, P., Jain, A., Dantara, V., Desai, K., Dholakiya, M.,... & Kanabar, H. (2016), “Influence of Celebrity Endorsements on the Consumer Behavior for Facial Care Product” Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, Vol. 2 No. 5, pp. 219-235.

Taneja, N. and Gandhi, P. A. (2015). An inquiry into entrepreneurial characteristics amongst students in Ahmedabad. Asian Journal of Management Research, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 487-496.

Courses Taught

  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Services
  • Personal Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Taxation

Book Chapters Review:

Reviewed two book chapters, ‘Introduction to Financial Management’ and ‘Financial Statements’ of Fundamentals of Financial Management, 2014 Ed. by Dr. Bhavesh Patel, Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.

  • Chaired research presentations in the business and finance track in International Conference for Academic Disciplines at the Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts May, 2016
  • Selected for one month course on Cambridge Executive Education at Judge Business School, Cambridge University, UK in June 2013
  • Cleared UGC-NET in Commerce
  • Received Faculty Excellence Award for the academic year 2010-11