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Viral V. Acharya

Young Alumni Achiever
Viral V. Acharya
Professor of Finance (2008-), New York University – Stern School of Business. Academic Advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Jan 2009-), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Jan 2009-). Ph.D. Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University, 1996 – 2001. B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, 1991 – 1995. President of India Gold Medallist for the highest GPA among 350 students. 
Best Paper on Corporate Governance awarded by the European Corporate Governance Institute, 2008 – "Corporate Governance Externalities". The "Rising Star in Finance" Award at the Inaugural Rising Stars Conference in Albany organized by Rennslear Polytechnic Institute (RPI), 2008. Citibank Best Paper Award at the Summer Research Conference organized by the Center for Analytical Finance (CAF) at Indian Business School, 2007 – "Bankruptcy Codes and Innovation"