Dr. Ronia Liza Mathew

Designation: Assistant Professor

Area: Finance and Accounting

Education: M. Com (BF), MBA, M. Phil, Ph.D


Dr. Ronia Liza Mathew completed her Ph.D in the area of behavioral finance from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kerala, India from where she obtained her M.Phil. (Commerce). She obtained her post-graduation degrees in Master of Commerce and Master of Business Administration from Pondicherry Central University. She has about two years of experience in academics as Assistant Professor. Her area of interest includes behavioral finance, financial accounting, financial management, security analysis and portfolio management, and various statistical software’s. She has presented research papers in national and international conferences. She has publications in ABDC indexed journals.

Educational qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Finance)– Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT), 2023
  • M.Phil. (Commerce) – Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT), 2014
  • M.Com (Business Finance) – Pondicherry Central University,  2012.
  • MBA (General)- Pondicherry Central University, 2019
  • B.Com (Computer Applications) -B.C.M College, Kottayam, Mahatma Gandhi University, 2010.

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, Baselius College Kottayam, 2014 – 2015

Academic/Research experiences

Areas of Interest

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Investor psychology
  • Security analysis and portfolio management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial management
  • Research Methodology

Research Publications

  • Ronia Liza Mathew and S. Rajitha Kumar (2022). Factors Influencing Investment Decisions: A Study of Individual Investors in the Indian Stock Market. International Journal of Accounting and Business Finance , Volume 8, Issue 2 December 2022 (ABDC Listed ‘C’ Category Journal)
  • Ronia Liza Mathew (2022). Impact of socio-economic variables on the overconfidence bias of retail investors – An empirical evidence from the Indian stock market. The British Journal of Administrative Management, ISSN: 1746-1278, Volume: 58 | Regular Issue: 156| November 2022 (ABDC Listed ‘C’ Category Journal).
  • Ronia Liza Mathew (2022). The Impact of Choice Criteria on Investors’ Financial Satisfaction: Examining the Mediating Effect of Financial Behaviour. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Analysis ISSN (print): 2643-9840, ISSN (online): 2643-9875, Vol 05, Issue 12 December 2022. (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Papers presented

International and National Conferences  

  • Participated and presented a paper titled “Financial Literacy, Psychological Bias and Financial Satisfaction among Investors: Revealing the Mediation Effect of Financial Behaviour” at the Sixth Biennial Conference of the Indian Academy of Managementorganised by Indian Institute of Management, Thiruchirappally, during 2 – 4 January 2020.
  • Participated and presented paper titled “Factors Influencing Investment Decisions: A Study of Individual Investors in the Indian Stock Market” at the International Conference on Financial Perspectives (ICFP-2022), conducted by Rajkiya Engineering College, Kannauj (U. P., India) in collaboration with SEBI, during 24 – 25 March 2022 (Best paper presenter award)

FDP/Workshop attended

  • Workshop on Developing and Testing Moderation Models in Management Research organised by School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad, 2020.
  • Annual Research Methodology Course (Series 1): Research Skills & Data Analysis using R Organised by School of Management Studies, CUSAT, 2016.
  • International Workshop on Data Analysis for Research & Publication, organised by CUSAT, 2018.
  • International workshop on Data analysis, organised by CUSAT, 2019.
  • Workshop on Writing and Publishing Research Articles in High Impact Factor Journals, Organised by DDUK, CUSAT, 2019.
  • INDAM 2022 Workshop on Introduction to PLS-SEM using Smart PLS, conducted by Prof. Christian Ringle (founder of SMARTPLS), Professor of Management and Dean of the Department of Management.
  • Online Workshop on ‘Why Academic Journal Publication is Important’ organised by Thiruvalluvar University College of Arts and Science, 2020.
  • Webinar on Present and Post Impact on Financial Market organised by Prof.  Arun Kumar, Head, DOMS, IIT Madras, 2020.
  • National Webinar on ‘Fine Tuning Your Research Papers : Publication in SCOPUS, Web of Science Indexed, and ABDC rated Journals organised by Bharata Mata College, Trikakkara, Kochi, 2020.

Contact details

E-mail: ronia.lm@saintgits.org

Phone: 8547745913