Navin Chopra

Navin Chopra

Joined Stern 2021

Leonard N. Stern School of Business




Navin Chopra rejoined New York University Stern School of Business as a Clinical Professor of Finance in September 2021.

Professor Chopra’s areas of expertise are in corporate finance, fixed-income securities, derivatives, valuation, equity instruments, venture capital markets, buyouts and other leveraged transactions, investments and corporate finance.

Professor Chopra has published articles in the topmost scholarly journals in finance and has received significant recognition in the academic profession. One of his (co-authored) papers received the 'All-Star' award as the most-cited paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics during 1993-2002. He also acts as an ad hoc referee for a number of finance journals.

Professor Chopra was at NYU Stern between 1997-2007. Prior to returning to NYU Stern, he was on the faculty at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management for 10 years and Columbia University for 4 years. Professor Chopra has also taught at numerous financial institutions in the New York area.

He received his PhD in Finance at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He also obtained his MBA degree, specializing in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India and his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

Academic Background

Ph.D., Finance
University of Michigan

M.B.A., Finance Specialization
Indian Institute of Management

B.E., Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology