Dr Jairaj Gupta

Dr Jairaj Gupta

The Department of Finance
Assistant Professor in Finance

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
University House
116 Edgbaston Park Road
B15 2TY

Dr. Jairaj Gupta is an Assistant Professor in Finance at Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham.

Postgraduate supervision

Current research interests include areas in Accounting Information and Capital Markets, Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure, Sustainability Accounting, Corporate Governance and Sustainable Finance.


Recent publications


Freitas de Moura, AA, Altuwaijri, A & Gupta, J 2020, 'Did mandatory IFRS adoption affect the cost of capital in Latin American countries?', Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, vol. 38, 100301, pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intaccaudtax.2020.100301

Alzugaiby, B, Gupta, J, Mullineux, AW & Ahmed, R 2020, 'Relevance of size in predicting bank failures', International Journal of Finance and Economics. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijfe.1973

Freitas De Moura, AA & Gupta, J 2019, 'Mandatory adoption of IFRS in Latin America: a boon or a bias', Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, vol. 60, pp. 111-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2018.12.016

Gupta, J & Chaudhry, S 2019, 'Mind the tail, or risk to fail', Journal of Business Research, vol. 99, pp. 167-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.02.037

Ebrahimi, T, Gupta, J & Ozkan, A 2019, 'Supply-side factors, CEO overconfidence and zero-leverage policy', International Journal of Finance and Economics. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijfe.1765

Gupta, J, Barzotto, M & Khorasgani, A 2018, 'Does size matter in predicting SMES failure?', International Journal of Finance and Economics, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 571–605. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijfe.1638

Gupta, J, Becam, A & Gregoriou, A 2017, 'Does Size Matter in Predicting Hedge Funds’ Liquidation?', European Financial Management. <https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2863911>

Gupta, J, Gregoriou, A & Ebrahimi, T 2017, 'Empirical comparison of hazard models in predicting SMEs failure', Quantitative Finance, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 437-466. https://doi.org/10.1080/14697688.2017.1307514

Gupta, J 2017, 'Impact of Market-Based Finance on SMEs Failure', Economic Modelling. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2594865

Gregoriou, A, Gupta, J & Healy, J 2016, 'Does Islamic banking increase the liquidity of stocks? An application to the Kingdom of Bahrain', Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, vol. 42, pp. 132-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2016.03.001

Gregoriou, A, Healy, J & Gupta, J 2015, 'Determinants of telecommunication stock prices', Journal of Economic Studies, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 534-548. https://doi.org/10.1108/JES-06-2013-0080

Gupta, J, Gregoriou, A & Healy, J 2015, 'Forecasting bankruptcy for SMEs using hazard function: To what extent does size matter?', Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 845-69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-014-0458-0

Gupta, J, Wilson, N, Gregoriou, A & Healy, J 2014, 'The effect of internationalisation on modelling credit risk for SMEs: Evidence from UK market', Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, vol. 31, pp. 397-413. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2014.05.001

Gupta, J, Wilson, N, Gregoriou, A & Healy, J 2014, 'The value of operating cash flow in modelling credit risk for SMEs', Applied Financial Economics, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 649-660. https://doi.org/10.1080/09603107.2014.896979

Conference contribution

Freitas De Moura, AA, Mak, C & Gupta, J 2017, Does mandatory adoption of IFRS improve analysts’ information environment in Latin American countries? in 101th American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting. American Accounting Association, 2017 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, United States, 5/08/17.