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Prof. Tarun K. Soni

Prof. Tarun K. Soni

FPM, National Institute of Financial Management (Finance); MBA (Finance and Business Economics); M.A (Economics); UGC-NET; B. Com

Email: tarun.soni@fsm.ac.in

Contact: 011-41242550

Total Years of Experience

12 Years

Brief description of Experience

Prof. Tarun K Soni is currently an Associate Professor in the Finance Area at the FORE School of Management (FSM). Before joining FSM, he worked on public policy issues with prestigious institutions/think tanks like the Ministry of Finance, the Prime Minister’s Office, and Niti Aayog. He has taught finance subjects/courses at the Postgraduate level to management students at Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Banasthali University, IBS Gurgaon, and Jaipuria Institute of Management. He is a keen researcher and has published research papers in Scopus/ABDC-listed journals.  

Research Interest Areas

Commodity Markets, Financial Markets, Time Series Modelling, CSR and Corporate Governance.  

Consulting Interest Areas

Financial Markets, Wealth Management, Project Appraisal.

Selected Publications

1) Pamucar, D., Sarkar, B. D., Shardeo, V., Soni, T. K., & Dwivedi, A. (2023). An integrated interval programming and input–output knowledge model for risk and resiliency management. Decision Analytics Journal, 9, 100317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dajour.2023.100317, Scopus
2) Singh, A, Soni, T.K, Soumik R, (2023) Accounting Practices at an Indian Winery: The Case of New Vineyard, The Case Journal, Indexed in Scopus and ABS(1), doi: 10.1108/TCJ-08-2021-0124, Accepted for Publication.
3) Soni, T. K., Singh, A., & Kaushal, V. (2023). Capital investments and firm characteristics: The moderating role of economic policy uncertainty in the hospitality sector. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 114, 103562. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2023.103562, ABDC- A*, Scopus and ABS(3).
4) Soni, T. K. (2023). Demystifying the relationship between ESG and SDG performance: Study of emerging economies. Investment Management & Financial Innovations, 20(3), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.21511/imfi.20(3).2023.01, ABDC- B and Scopus.
5) Soni T. K (2023). ESG Score and Mutual Fund Performance: Empirical Evidence from India. Indian Journal of Finance, 17(3), 37-49. https://10.17010/ijf/2023/v17i3/172671, ABDC- C and Scopus.
6) Soni T. K, Arora A, Le T. (2023). Firm-Specific Determinants of Firm Performance in the Hospitality Sector in India. Sustainability. 15(1):554. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15010554, Scopus.
7) Arora, A., & Soni, T. K. (2023). An Optimal Proportion for Independent Directors in the Boardroom: An Empirical Study. Business Perspectives and Research, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/22785337231170491, ABDC- C, Scopus and ABS(1).
8) Arora, A., & Soni, T. K. (2023). Women participation in corporate boards: quantile regression approach. Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, 13(1), 54-67. Ranked in Scopus and ABDC –C and Scopus.
9) Rao A, MV D, Kumar M, Moonesar IA, Atalla S, BS P, Joshi D, Soni TK, Ngoc D, Le Q, Verma D. Cross Country Determinants of Investors’ Sentiments Prediction in Emerging Markets using ANN. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. 2022 Jun 15:117, Indexed in Scopus.
10) Singh, A and Soni, T.K (2022). Firm Performance and R&D Investment Linkages: Study of India’s Top 500 Companies, accepted for publication, The Journal of Developing Areas (JDA), Ranked in: ABS (1).
11) Soni, T.K and Arora, A (2021). ‘Trends and Patterns in Indian Board Structure’, Asian Journal of Accounting and Governance 16: 93–104 (2021) (http://dx.doi.org/10.17576/AJAG-2021-16-07), Ranked in ABDC (Australia) and Scopus.
12) Singh, A and Soni, T. K. (2021). ‘Price Transmission in Cotton Futures Market: Evidence from Three Countries’ 14(9), 444., Journal of Risk and Financial Management.; https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm14090444, Ranked in: ABDC (Australia), B and Web of Science.
13) Soni, T. K., & Singh, A. (2020). Directors’ remuneration, corporate governance and firm performance linkages: Evidence from the emerging country. Corporate Ownership & Control, 18(1), 382-392. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv18i1siart12 Ranked in: ABDC (Australia), B.
14) Soni, T.K. (2014). Cointegration, linear and nonlinear causality: analysis using Indian Agriculture Futures contracts. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 4(2),157-71 Ranked in: ABDC (Australia), Scopus Indexed.
15) Chahal, H., Mishra, S., Raina S., & Soni, T.K, (2014). A Comprehensive Model of Business Social Responsibility (BSR) For Small Scale Enterprises, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 21(4), 716-39, Ranked in: ABDC (Australia), SJR 0.33 Impact factor Scopus Indexed.
16) Soni, T.K & Singla, H.K. (2013). A Study of the Efficiency and Unbiasedness in NCDEX: A Case Study of Guar Gum, Indian Journal of Finance, 7(11), 28-37. Ranked in: ABDC (Australia), Scopus Indexed .

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FORE School of Management has been designing, developing and conducting innovative Executive Education (EE)/ Management Development Programmes (MDPs) for working executives in India for over three decades.