Dr. Dandapani has 15 years experience in performing research and financial analysis for corporations, governments, and institutions throughout the world. He was the principal investigator for "The Financial Implications of the Latin American Trade Block," a research project based on statistical analysis of countries (to become part of the Latin American Trade Block). His research has been published in many journals including the Journal of Banking and Finance and The International Trade Journal. He is the author of two books: Banking in North America: NAFTA and Beyond (Elseiver Science, 1999) and Return Generating Models in Finance (Elseiver, 1998).
In December of 2000, Dr. Dandapani received a grant from the State of Floridas Department of Insurance to create a Hurricane Loss Prediction Model. He is preparing a book on the financial impact of mitigating hurricane damages and is helping the International Hurricane Center to develop a certificate program and to train meteorologists.
His paper, "Virtual Banking: Impetus and Impediments" was abstracted in the proceedings of the Global Finance Association in Los Angeles in April 2001. Dr. Dandapani has recently given many presentations in his areas of expertise including "E-Finance and Its Impact on Financial Institutions" at the International Conference on Banking and Finance issues and strategies; "Virtual Banking: Impetus and Impediments" at the Global Finance Association Conference; and "A Theoretical Model on Leverage and Capital Adequacy" also at the Global Finance Association Conference.
Additionally, in spring of 2001, Dr. Dandapani received grants from the Department of Community Affairs to fund a Homeowner Insurance and Mitigation Incentive Project, and from the CBA Knight-Ridder Center to develop E-Finance projects.
E-Finance; Finance; Financial Fraud; Financial Impact of Hurricane; Financial Markets and Institutions