Chair, Accounting Group
Joan and Egon von Kaschnitz Distinguished Professor of Accounting and International Business
Haas Accounting Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: By appointment, F492
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PhD, Business Administration, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
MBA, Accounting, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
MS, Applied Chemistry, University of Minnesota
BS, Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
At Haas since 1996
2009 – 2013, Director of the PhD Program
2008 – present, Joan and Egon von Kaschnitz Distinguished Professor of Accounting and International Business, Haas School of Business
2002 – 2008, Joan and Egon von Kaschnitz Distinguished Associate Professor of Accounting and International Business, Haas School of Business
1996 – 2002, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business
1994 – 1996, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia
External Service and Assignments
Associate Editor, Management Science
Editorial Boards: The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies
Reviewer: The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Management Science, European Journal of Operations Research, California Management Review
Affiliations: American Accounting Association, American Finance Association, The Society for Financial Studies, Canadian Academic Accounting Association
Current Research and Interests
Performance measures, incentive contracts, and accounting information.
Accounting information, cost of capital, and equity valuation.
Selected Papers and Publications
“Equilibrium Earnings Management and Managerial Compensation in a Multi-period Agency Setting” with Q. Fan. Review of Accounting Studies, 2014.
“Incentives for Innovation and Centralized versus Delegated Capital Budgeting” with Q. Fan. Journal of Accounting and Economics,53 (3), 2012.
“Decentralized Capacity management and Internal Pricing,” with S. Reichelstein. Review of Accounting Studies 15 no. 3 (2010).