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Bishnu Kumar Adhikary

Bishnu Adhikary

Bishnu Kumar Adhikary

M.Com (Accounting), Dhaka University; MBA (Marketing), Calcutta University; MBA (Finance), Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

PhD (Asia Pacific Studies, FDI), Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Prior to joining the Doshisha Business School, Dr. Adhikary worked as a faculty at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University, and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University. He also worked over eight years as a faculty at the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (a training, academic and research institute governed by the central bank of Bangladesh), Dhaka. He has substantial years of research experience in various finance and economic issues of the Asian economies, in particular.

Dr. Adhikary is presently conducting a research on the governance of family firms in Japan. His research interest includes earnings management, integrated reporting, Private Equity, Crowdfunding, venture capital, SME finance, and FDI. Dr. Adhikary obtained an MBA (finance) and a PhD from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan. He also earned an MBA (marketing) from Calcutta University, India, and an M.Com (accounting) from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • Accounting
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Business Analysis and Valuation
  • Business Research Methods
  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Master Thesis and Research Project I, II, III

Area of Expertise
  • Corporate Governance
  • Earnings Management
  • Integrated reporting
  • Private Equity
  • Crowdfunding
  • FDI

Recent Publications
  • Does Equity Holding by Main Banks Affect Earnings Quality of Client Firms? Empirical Evidence from Japan, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Vol. 42-43, 2017, pp. 56-73.
  • Factors Influencing Foreign Direct Investment in South Asian Economies: A Comparative Analysis, South Asian Journal of Business Studies, Vol. 6, No.1, 2017, pp.1-32.
  • Determinants of Financial Performance: Empirical Evidence from the Textile Sector in Bangladesh Journal of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 17(8), 2017, pp.110-120.