School of BusinessFaculty and Research

Chintal Desai
Assistant Professor
Area: Finance Insurance and Real Estate

Snead Hall
301 W. Main Street
PO Box 844000
Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
Office: B4175
Phone: (804) 828-7194
Fax: (804) 828-3972
Email: cdesai2@vcu.edu
Research Interests: Corporate Finance; Consumer Credit.
Research
Published Intellectual Contributions
Journal Article
Desai, C. A., Elliehausen, G. (in press). The effect of state bans of payday lending on consumer credit delinquencies. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.
Desai, C. A. (2016). Default type and bankruptcy procedure: a case of U.S. counties. (vol. 42, pp.680-705). Managerial Finance.
Desai, C. A., Gupta, M. (2016). Divisional Informativeness Gap and Value Creation from Asset Sales. (vol. 51, pp.559-578). Financial Review.
Desai, C. A., Nguyen, K. (2015). [Lead Article] What explains the change in a firm's idiosyncratic volatility after a dividend initiation?. (vol. 41, pp.1138-1158). Managerial Finance.
Desai, C. A., Mollick, A. (2014). On consumer credit outcomes in the U.S.-Mexico border region. (vol. 45, pp.91-115). Journal of Financial Services Research.
Desai, C. A., Elliehausen, G., Lawrence, E. (2014). On the county-level credit outcome beta. (vol. 45, pp.201-218). Journal of Financial Services Research.
Desai, C. A., Elliehausen, G., Steinbuks, J. (2013). Effects of foreclosure laws and bankruptcy asset exemptions on mortgage default and foreclosure rates. (vol. 47, pp.391-415). The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.
Desai, C. A., Klock, M., Mansi, S. A. (2011). On the acquisition of equity carve-outs. (vol. 35, pp.3432–3449). Journal of Banking & Finance.
Desai, C. A., Savickas, R. (2010). On the causes of volatility effects of conglomerate breakups. (vol. 16, pp.554-571). Journal of Corporate Finance.
Vonortas, N. S., Desai, C. A. (2007). ‘Real options’ framework to assess public research investments. (vol. 34, pp.699-708). Science and Public Policy.