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Raja Patnaik

  • Programme: PhD in Finance

PhD candidate in Finance (London Business School), MRes in Finance (London Business School), MSc in Business Engineering and Computer Science (Vienna University of Technology), BSc in Data Engineering and Statistics (Vienna University of Technology)


Raja is a PhD candidate in Finance at London Business School. His main area of research is empirical corporate finance with a particular focus on corporate investment under uncertainty. In addition, he is interested in international finance, and the intersection of politics and finance. Please see Raja’s personal website for detailed information about his current research activities and teaching experience.

Raja holds a Master’s degree in Business Engineering and Computer Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Data Engineering and Statistics from the Vienna University of Technology. Before joining LBS, he gathered professional experience in management consulting and investment banking (M&A).


Research interests


  • Corporate finance
  • International finance
  • Politics and finance