Dr. Agarwal is a financial economist specializing in empirical corporate finance and applied econometrics.

She has extensive experience working with text-processing techniques and performing applied econometrics analysis. Dr. Agarwal’s PhD dissertation studied leverage, debt capacity, and cash flow volatility of offshoring firms, and her academic research also included studies in corporate culture, compensation contracts, and entrepreneurship.

While working on her PhD, Dr. Agarwal taught undergraduate finance courses in introductory financial management and investment management.


University of Iowa
PhD in Finance

Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi
Master of Commerce (concentration in Finance)

Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi
Bachelor of Commerce (Honors)