Amrit Judge is an Associate Professor of Finance at Nottingham University Business School. His research interests centre on risk management for non-financial corporations, the use of derivatives by firms, the impact of derivatives on firms’ value and risk, hedging methods, corporate risk taking incentives, measuring exchange rate risk, capital structure, credit ratings, access to finance, corporate bond markets and credit market conditions. Amrit is currently involved in a research project examining the link between the use of derivatives and default probabilities, the cost of debt, cost of equity and firm value for a sample of EU firms. He is also investigating the role of credit ratings in facilitating access to capital market debt and the process of debt funding disintermediation for a large sample of European, Asian, Latin American and North American firms.
Amrit has published several articles in international academic journals on the subject of corporate risk management, the value effects of using derivatives, methods of risk management, stock and derivatives market efficiency, capital structure, credit ratings and access to finance. He has presented his research at international academic conferences and practitioner conferences. Amrit has recently given presentations at the Bank of England, Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, the Association of Corporate Treasurers Annual Conference, the Asset & Liability Management Association Conference, Swiss National Bank, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills/Treasury, Deloitte LLP and Citibank.
Amrit has taught undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA courses on risk management, derivatives, corporate finance, fixed income securities and international finance at Middlesex University Business School, Cass Business School and University de Santiago de Compostela.