Rita Biswas

Expert in international financial markets, cross-border valuation and banking.

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Rita Biswas

Associate Professor
School of Business
Department: Finance

International corporate finance; international financial markets; macro-finance; cross-border valuation; mergers and acquisitions; emerging markets.

Campus phone: (518) 542-4651
Campus email: rbiswas@albany.edu


Rita Biswas is an associate professor of finance within the School of Business. Biswas’ research interests primarily involve international financial markets and banking. Her work has been published in journals such as The Financial Review, Journal of Financial Services Research, Review of Futures Markets, Global Finance Journal and the Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions and International Journal of Media Management.

Biswas' teaching interests are in financial management, M&As and international corporate finance. She has won several undergraduate and graduate teaching awards, including the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (University at Albany, 2012-13) as well as the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (SUNY system-wide, 2013-14).

She is a frequent teacher in executive MBA programs worldwide, including at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Bankakademie, Germany and at Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Professor Biswas received her master’s in international economics from University of Rochester, NY in 1985 and her Ph.D. in international finance and banking from Texas A&M University, TX in 1990.