Chairperson and Associate Professor of Economics and Finance
Vipul K. Bansal is Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, at St. John's University. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi and an MBA from University of Delhi, India. Additionally, Dr. Bansal is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Dr. Bansal is co-author of several books including “Financial Engineering: The Complete Guide to Financial Innovation,” (Simon & Schuster) and “Measuring Market Risk with Value at Risk”, (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). He has published extensively in professional journals including the Financial Review, Corporate Risk Management, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Derivative Highlights, Midwestern Journal of Business and Economics, Advances in Futures and Options Research, Journal of International Finance, Financial Analysts Journal, AAII Journal, The Journal of Derivatives, Journal of Retail Banking, Global Finance Journal, and Advances in Working Capital Management. He served as Associate Director and Treasurer of the "International Association of Financial Engineers" from 1992 to 1998.
Dr. Bansal has extensive experience with the Derivatives and conducted many seminars on the topic. He has conducted specialized training seminars for firms like The World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Asian Development Bank, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB), Citicorp, Salomon Brothers, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Inc., Deutsche Bank Alex Brown and Bloomberg Incorporated.
Dr. Bansal has received many academic awards and honors: In 1991, he was inducted as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the National Scholastic Honor Society for Colleges of Business Administration; he was honored by the Business Research Institute of St. John's University for the "Outstanding Research Contribution of the Year:” and, in 1994-1995, he was voted by the St. John’s Student Government as “Best Teacher of the Year."