Vivek Sharma

Vivek Sharma headshot

Assistant Professor

Economics, Finance, and Insurance

Barney School of Business
860.768.4799 Auerbach Hall 412 C

PhD, University of Memphis

MS, Indian Statistical Institute

BSc, Presidency College

Vivek Sharma is an assistant professor of Finance. He has worked both for the buy side as well as the sell side in the financial services industry, working for firms like Lehman Brothers and D.E. Shaw before he got his PhD. Prior to joining the University of Hartford, he taught Finance at the University of Memphis where he was also the director for their financial planning program.

  • Investments
  • Asset Pricing
  • Market Microstructure
  • ESG 
  • Permanent price impact asymmetry of trades with institutional constraints (co-authored with Chiraphol Chiyachantana, Pankaj Jain, and Christine Jiang) published in the Journal of Financial Markets (Lead Article)

  • Presented at the annual meeting of Financial Management Association in Las Vegas

  • Delayed disclosure and institutional trading (coauthored with Pankaj Jain and Sandra Mortal) presented at the annual Northern Finance Association Meeting in Ottawa Canada

  • Warm glow investment and the under-performance of green stocks (coauthored with Johannes Dreyer and William Smith) presented at the annual meeting of Financial Management Association in NYC (virtually)
  • Member of FMA
  • Member of AFA
  • Member of NAPFA