S. Lakshmi Naaraayanan

S. Lakshmi Naaraayanan is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the London Business School. His research interests lie in the fields of corporate governance, entrepreneurship, financial intermediation, and political economy. His ongoing research focuses on understanding the challenges of climate transition facing companies and investors. His research has won several awards and has been featuring in numerous media outlets such as the Financial Express, Forbes, Oxford Business and Law, and the World Bank.

Foreign Influence Benefits Foreign Firms and Governments but the Benefits to Americans Are Less Decided

In new research, Marco Grotteria, Max Miller, and S Lakshmi Naaraayanan create and analyze a dataset of more than 12,000 FARA filings to investigate the drivers and outcomes of foreign lobbying of U.S. legislators. Their findings can help inform new laws and regulations that improve government transparency and prevent the more nefarious effects of foreign lobbying.

The Real Effects of Environmental Activist Investing

A new study examines the efficacy of climate-focused investor engagements initiated by the New York City Pension System. Its findings support the view that...

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