Faculty Department

Shweta Agarwal

Dr. Shweta Agarwal

Assistant Professor (SS)

  • MBA-Ph.D. (Dual Degree) from Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIITA), Dec 2021

Honours and Achievements: 

  • Eminent Scholar Award in Research Day, IIIT Allahabad, 2019 
  • Best paper award in Research Development Association 10th International Conference on Sustainable Growth and Innovation in The New Millenium, Jaipur, 2016 
  • Qualified for UGC NET in Management (2016) 

 Research interests:  

  • Behavioural Finance 
  • Prediction Modelling 
  • Market efficiency 
  • Investor sentiments
  • Social media analytics 

Recent Publications: 

  • Shweta Agarwal, Shailendra Kumar, and Utkarsh Goel. "Social media and the stock markets: an emerging market perspective." Journal of Business Economics and Management 22.6 (2021): 1614-1632. (SSCI journal, Impact factor: 2.02, ABDC listed, Category: B)
  • Shweta Agarwal, Shailendra Kumar, and Nitesh Kumar Adichwal. “Effect of marketing strategies on the market performance and a comparative study of online travel agencies in India.” Journal of Public Affairs: e2381.(2020) (ESSCI Journal, ABDC listed, Category: B)
  • Shweta Agarwal, Shailendra Kumar, and Utkarsh Goel. "Stock market response to information diffusion through internet sources: A literature review." International Journal of Information Management, Elsevier, Vol. 45 (2019): 118-131.(SSCI journal, Impact factor: 14.01, ABDC listed, Category: A*). 


  • “News Media Sentiments and Stock Markets: The Indian Perspective”, IEEM Virtual - the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Singapore, December 15, 2020 / 19:00 - 20:30
  • “Stock Market Response to Information Diffusion through Internet Sources: A literature review and Future Research Directions”, International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance 2017, VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur, July 7 – 8, 2017

Professional Memberships/Fellowships/Awards: 

  • Student Member: American Finance Association 
  • Student Member: IEEE