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Nitish R. Sinha

Senior Economist

Capital Markets Section

Research and Statistics

202-973-6916
nitish.r.sinha@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Finance, Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, 2010
  • M.B.A., Management, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2002
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1999
  • Current Research Topics

  • Text Analysis, Market Efficiency, Informed Trading
  • Value Premium
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2015 - present
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2013 - 2015
    • Assistant Professor

      College of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago

    • 2010 - 2013
  • Heston, Steven L. and Nitish R. Sinha (2016). "News versus Sentiment: Predicting Stock Returns from News Stories," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2016-048. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Ogden, Rick, Francisco Palomino, Nitish Sinha, and Youngsuk Yook (2016). "Corporate Bond Issuers' Swap Exposure to Rising Interest Rates," FEDS Notes. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Sinha, Nitish (2016). "Underreaction to News in the US Stock Market," Quarterly Journal of Finance, vol. 6, no. 2.
  • Bertaut, Carol C., and Nitish Sinha (2015). "How much has Dollar Appreciation Affected U.S. Corporate Profits?" IFDP Notes 2015-07-17. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Heston, Steven L., and Nitish Sinha (2015). "News versus Sentiment: Predicting Stock Returns from News Stories," Robert H. Smith School Research Paper, University of Maryland.
  • Sinha, Nitish (2014). "Using Big Data in Finance : Example of Sentiment-Extraction from News Articles," FEDS Notes 2014-03-26. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Kyle, Albert Sidney, Anna A. Obizhaeva, Nitish Ranjan Sinha, and Tugkan Tuzun (2012). "News Articles and the Invariance Hypothesis," AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Meetings Paper.
  • Muehlenbachs, Lucija; Elisabeth Newcomb Sinha, and Nitish Sinha (2011). "Strategic Release of News at the EPA," Resources for the Future, Discussion Paper 11-45. Resources for the Future, Discussion Papers.
  • Sinha, Nitish, and Wei Dong (2011). "Where Do Informed Traders Trade? Trading Around News on Dow 30 Options," Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Meetings Paper.
  • Sinha, Nitish (2010). "Essays on News and Asset Prices," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Maryland.

Awards

  • 2012

    UIC Liautaud school of business

    Favorite MBA Professor of the year

  • 2011

    Chicago Quantitative Alliance

    Best Paper

  • 2011

    Midwest Finance Association

    Best Paper, Investments

  • 2008

    Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

    Allan N. Nash outstanding doctoral student award

Referee

  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Accounting and Business Research
  • Financial Review
  • Quantitative Finance

Professional Affiliation

  • American Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association
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Last update: June 27, 2016