Shreesh Deshpande

Chair, Finance and Real Estate
Professor of Finance
Shreesh Deshpande
(619) 260-4863
Office Location
Olin Hall 317
  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University, Finance
  • MBA, Clarkson University
  • BEngg, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • Quantifying the choice between a Roth and traditional IRA, Practical Tax Strategies
  • Impact of European Commission regulation on US domestic M & A's, Journal of Multinational Financial Management (forthcoming)
  • Negative Earnings Surprises: When is the Glass Half-Full?, Managerial Finance
  • Non-public contracts, Cash flows and Firm value, Review of Accounting and Finance
  • Analyst Coverage of Acquiring Firms and Value Creation in Cross-Border Acquisitions, Journal of Multinational Financial Management


Shreesh Deshpande taught at Concordia University (Montreal) and at Clarkson prior to joining the School of Business Administration at USD in 1988. His primary teaching interests are in corporate finance and investments in both the graduate and undergraduate programs. His international experience includes teaching in Canada, India and Jamaica. Deshpande has published in the areas of corporate finance, derivatives and international finance. He also was a co-recipient of a competitive research grant from SSHRC Canada. He is on the Board of Directors of the Financial Executives Institute (San Diego) and is the faculty advisor for the "Friday Speaker Series" sponsored by the GBSA. He was voted "Professor of the Year 2000," "Professor of the Year 1999," "Professor who taught you the most 1998" by the graduating business students, and "SIBC Professor of the Year" in 2005.