Shyam Sunder

Associate Dean, Eller MBA Programs, Associate Professor of Accounting, BeachFleischman Professor of Accounting at Eller Executive Education

James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance at Yale School of Management

Schools

  • Yale School of Management
  • Eller Executive Education

Links

Biography

DR. SHYAM SUNDER IS THE James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance at the Yale School of Management; Professor in the Department of Economics; and Fellow of the Whitney Humanities Center. He is a world-renowned accounting theorist and experimental economist. His research contributions include financial reporting, information in security markets, statistical theory of valuation, and design of electronic markets. He is a pioneer in the fields of experimental finance and experimental macroeconomics. Dr. Sunder has won many awards for his research that includes six books and more than 200 articles in the leading journals of accounting, economics and finance, as well as in popular media. Dr. Sunder’s current research includes the problem of structuring U.S. and international accounting and auditing institutions to obtain a judicious and efficient balance between regulatory oversight and market competition. He is a past president of the American Accounting Association, former director of the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at Yale, honorary research director of Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai, and distinguished fellow of the Center for Study of Science and Technology Policy in Bengaluru.

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Degrees

Ph.D., New York University, 2002

MPA, University of Texas, Austin, 1997

MBA, Indian Institute of Management, 1990

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Disclosure/Statements
  • Financial Reporting

Current Research

Articles:

Courses

Acct 682, Advanced Financial Accounting Theory

Yale School of Management

Dr. Shyam Sunder is the James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance at the Yale School of Management and Professor in the Department of Economics. He is a renowned accounting theorist and experimental economist. His research contributions include financial reporting, information in security markets, statistical theory of valuation, and design of electronic markets. He is a pioneer in the fields of experimental finance and experimental macroeconomics. Dr. Sunder has won many awards for his research that includes ten books and more than 200 articles in the leading journals of accounting, economics and finance, as well as in popular media. Dr. Sunder’s current research includes the problem of structuring U.S. and international accounting and auditing institutions to obtain a judicious and efficient balance between regulatory oversight and market competition. He is a past president of the American Accounting Association, former director of the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at Yale, honorary research director of Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai, and distinguished fellow of the Center for Study of Science and Technology Policy in Bengaluru.

Education

  • PhD , Carnegie Mellon University, 1974
  • MS , Carnegie Mellon University (Industrial Administration), 1972

Achievements

  • Outstanding Educator , American Accounting Association, 2013
  • President , American Accounting Association, 2006-2007
  • Distinguished Lecturer , Center for Computational Finance and Economic Agents, University of Essex, UK
  • Distinguished International Visiting Lecturer , American Accounting Association, 2000
  • Presidential Research Lecturer , American Accounting Association, 1999
  • Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award , American Institute of CPA''s and American Accounting Association, 1982, 1998
  • Chair, Faculty Organization and Senate , Carnegie Mellon University, 1997-1998
  • Director of Research , American Accounting Association, 1988-1990
  • Member, Founding Executive Committee , Economic Science Association
  • Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation National Accounting Award , 1982
  • Manuscript Award , American Accounting Association, 1975

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