- DMS 6163
- 613-562-5800 x 4504
- Corporate Governance
- Dividend Policy
- Mergers & Acquisitions
Shantanu Dutta is Associate Professor in finance. He previously taught at University of Ontario Institute of Technology, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia and Assumption University, Bangkok as a full-time faculty member. Before his career in academe, he served as a Finance Manager and Project Controller at Lafarge - a world leader in construction materials. He has published in Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Multinational Finance Journal, Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting, Global Finance Journal, Canadian Investment Review, Corporate Governance - An International Review (CGIR), International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Journal of Applied Finance, International Journal of Technology Transfer and International Journal of Global Energy Issues. Professor Dutta has also participated and presented papers in many scholarly conferences. He is a recipient of a SSHRC grant and Barclays Global Investors Canada Research Award (2006) for the best paper on the Canadian security market. He received the 'Highly Commended Award' at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009 and 2014 for a study published in the International Journal of Managerial Finance.
Shantanu Dutta's research focuses on mergers and acquisitions, media coverage and financial decisions, corporate governance, market efficiency, dividend policy and technology management. He is a co-investigator on two new projects supported by grants. The first examines how social media influences corporate decisions and investors' behaviour, supported by a $55,000 grant from SSHRC. The second project will use a grant from the Research Development Program (RDP) of the University of Ottawa to examine the impact of media coverage on firms' risk-taking behaviour and stock return volatility.
Professor Dutta will teach 3rd-year corporate finance, among other courses. He has taught courses in financial management at the MBA level as well as courses in corporate governance, entrepreneurial finance, mergers & acquisitions, international financial management, and advanced corporate finance applications.
Publications during the last 7 years
Shareef, M.A., Archer, N. and Dutta, S. E-Government Service Maturity and Development: Cultural, Organizational and Technological Perspective. Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global Publishers, 2011.
Chapters in Books
Dutta, S., Ganguly, A. and Ge, L. Economics of Private Equity: Background and Benefits. In Baker, H.K., Filbeck, G. and Kiymaz, H.. Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Dutta, S., Ganguly, A. and Ge, L. The Role of Private Equity in IPOs: The Case of Venture Capital Firms. In Baker, H.K., Filbeck, G. and Kiymaz, H.. Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Chan, B. and Dutta, S. Internet banking and Online Trading. In Shareef, M.A., Archer, N. and Dutta, S.. E-Government Service Maturity and Development: Cultural, Organizational and Technological Perspective. Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global Publishers, 2012.
Dutta, S., MacAulay, K. and Oxner, M.M. E-Governance in the Financial Capital Markets: The Canadian Capital Market Regulatory Environment. In Shareef, M.A., Archer, N. and Dutta, S.. E-Government Service Maturity and Development: Cultural, Organizational and Technological Perspective. Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global Publishers, 2012.
Dutta, S. and Saadi, S. The Short- and Long-term Performance of M&As. In Baker, H.K. and Kiymaz, H.. The Art of Capital Restructuring: Creating Shareholder Value Through Mergers and Acquisitions. New Jersey, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.
Zhu, P. and Dutta, S. Partial Acquisitions: Motivation and Consequences on Firm Performance. In Baker, H.K. and H.Kiymaz, H.. The Art of Capital Restructuring: Creating Shareholder Value Through Mergers and Acquisitions. New Jersey, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.
Dutta, S. and Saadi, S. Empirical Tests of M&A Performance: Do M&As Pay?. In Baker, H.K.. The Blackwell Companion to M&A. Wiley/Blackwell., 2010.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Dutta, S., Essaddam, N., Kumar, K. and Saadi, S. 2017. How does electronic trading affect efficiency of stock market and conditional volatility? Evidence from Toronto Stock Exchange. Research in International Business and Finance, 39(B): 867-877.
Dutta, S., Amin, A., Saadi, S. and Vora, P. 2015. Institutional Shareholding and Information Content of Dividend Surprises: Re-examining the Dynamics in Dividend-Reappearance Era. Journal of Corporate Finance, 31: 152-170.
Dutta, S., Saadi, S. and Zhu, P. 2013. Does Payment Method matter in Cross-border Acquisitions?. International Review of Economics and Finance, 25(2): 91-107.
Baker, H.K., Chang, B., Dutta, S. and Saadi, S. 2013. Canadian Corporate Payout Policy. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 9(3): 164-184.
Baker, H.K., Chang, B., Dutta, S. and Saadi, S. 2012. Why Firms do not Pay Dividends: The Canadian Experience. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 39(9/10): 1330-1356.
Baker, H.K., Dutta, S., Saadi, S. and Zhu, P. 2012. Are Good Performers Bad Acquirers?. Financial Management, 41(1): 95-118.
Chang, B. and Dutta, S. 2012. Dividends and Corporate Governance: Canadian Evidence. The IUP Journal of Applied Finance, 18(4): 5-30.
Dutta, S., MacAulay, K. and Saadi, S. 2011. CEO Power, M&A Decision, and Market Reactions. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 21(5): 257-278.
Baker, H.K., Dutta, S. and Saadi, S. 2011. Management Views on Real Options in Capital Budgeting?. Journal of Applied Finance, 21(1): 18-29.
Baker, H.K., Dutta, S. and Saadi, S. 2011. Corporate Finance Practices in Canada: Where Do We Stand?. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 15(3/4): 157-192.
Dutta, S. 2011. Differentiating Characteristics of Acquiring Firms. The IUP Journal of Business Strategy, 8(1): 51-70.
Jog, V.M., Zhu, P. and Dutta, S. 2010. Impact of Restricted Voting Share Structure on Firm Value and Performance. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 18(5): 415-437.
Funded Research during the last 7 years
|2016-2017||CPA - Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre||Information Content of Newswire Articles: Evidence from M&A Activities||R||I||PI||$ 5,000|
|2016||National Science Foundation of China||Inside the 'Black Box' of Private In-House Meetings: Implications for Fair Disclosure and Insider Trading Regulations||R||F||Co-I||$ 85,000|
|2016||Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute||Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: An Indo - Canadian Study of Incubator Best Practices||R||G||PI||$ 6,000|
|2014-2016||Telfer-Sprott Research Fund||Does Value Based Management Performance Affect CEO Turnover and Compensation?||R||I||Co-PI||$ 10,000|
|2014-2016||SSHRC||Social Media, Investor Sentiment and Initial Public Offerings||R||C||Co-PI||$ 74,718|
|2014-2015||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Impact of Media Coverage on Firms Risk-Taking Behaviour and Stock Return Volatility||R||I||Co-PI||$ 6,000|
|2014-2015||RDP||Impact of Media Coverage on Firms Risk-Taking Behaviour and Stock Return Volatility||R||I||Co-PI||$ 6,000|
|2014-2015||SSHRC||Corporate Governance and Cash Holding: International Evidence||R||C||Co-PI||$ 24,077|
|2010-2012||SSHRC||Impact of Financial Crisis and Corporate Governance on Dividend Policy||R||C||PI||$ 27,075|
|2010-2011||SSHRC - UOIT||CEO Overconfidence and Mergers and Acquisitions||R||C||PI||$ 1,500|
|2010-2011||LST Energy Inc.||Assessment and Refinement of Innovative Grass Pellet Furnace and Impact of Technologies on Financial Performance||R||O||Co-PI||$ 20,000|
|2010-2011||Ministry of Science and Information Communication Technology, Bangladesh||Identifying Adoption Criteria and Capability||R||O||Co-PI||$ 15,000|
|2010-2011||UOIT Teaching Innovation Fund (TIF)||Development of An Online Finance Technology Tutorial||P||I||PI||$ 7,500|
*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown
**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown
Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator