Dr. Divya Gakhar

Title: Structural Equation Model of Behavioural Biases as Predictors of Cognitive Dissonance: A Research Direction towards Neuroscience


Dr. Divya is working as Assistant Professor, University School of Management Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi. Prior to joining this institution she worked as lecturer in the Department of Management, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. She has completed her doctoral research project on the subject “Web-based Corporate Reporting Practices in India” from Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar. She has a bright academic record and have won University scholarships during her graduation and post-graduation studies. She has also qualified DOEACC A Level computer course. Her areas of academic interest include Accounting and Finance, Financial Derivatives, Behavioural Finance, Economics, E-commerce. She has authored and edited six books namely Micro and Macro Economics, Web-based Corporate Reporting Practices in India, Contemporary Issues in Corporate Finance, Emerging Issues in Indian Financial Markets, Financial Markets and Economic Development and Behavioural Finance. She has completed UGC Major Research Project titled “Financial Derivatives Market in India: Present Status and Future Prospects”. She is currently pursuing ICSSR sponsored Major Research Project on the topic “Savings and Investment Behaviour of Working Professionals in India”. She has published 40 papers in national and international journals and have presented papers in number of seminars and conferences in premier institutes like IIMs and IITs and presented papers abroad in International Conferences in Australia, New York, Scotland, Italy, Prague and Switzerland.

Research Interest

Behavioral finance, neurofinance

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