Nilesh has completed his Phd from IIM Ahmedabad where he worked on investor sentiment in the Indian market. Prior to joining IIM Ahmedabad, he worked for two years with Tata Consultancy Services-Financial Services developing software to prevent money laundering. Nilesh has presented his thesis work at the India Finance Conference, 2013 and doctoral colloquium at IIMA. His work was also accepted at a doctoral consortium at the University of Bologna, Italy. His primary area of research is in the fields of behavioral finance and empirical asset pricing.