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Partha S. Mohanram

Partha S. Mohanram

Professor of Accounting
John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing


PhD in Business Economics, Harvard University
PGDM (MBA), Indian Institute of Management
BTech in Computer Science, Indian Institute of Technology


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Partha Mohanram is the CPA Ontario Professor of Financial Accounting and John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing at Rotman. He has published extensively in the areas of financial statement analysis, valuation of growth firms, implied cost of capital and executive compensation. He serves on the editorial board of The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies and Contemporary Accounting Research. He teaches advanced electives on business analysis and valuation. He joined Rotman after serving on the faculty of Columbia and New York University. He obtained his PhD from Harvard, MBA from IIM – Ahmedabad, and B.Tech from IIT-Madras.

Academic Positions

  • 2006-2010

    Phillip H. Geier Associate Professor, Columbia Business School

  • 2003-2006

    Assistant Profesor, Columbia Business School

  • 1998-2003

    Assistant Professor, Stern School of Business - New York University

Selected Publications - Papers

Research and Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting with an emphasis on Valuation, Financial Statement Analysis, Cost of Capital, Earnings Management, Corporate Disclosure and Executive Compensation

Honors and Awards

  • 2011-2016

    Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2017

    Haim Falk Award, CAAA

  • 2018

    Research Impact Award, Rotman School of Management

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2005 to Date

    Editorial Board , The Accounting Review

  • 2011 to Date

    Editorial Board, Review of Accounting Studies

  • 2010 to Date

    Editorial Board, Contemporary Accounting Research

  • 2012 onwards

    Editor, Contemporary Accounting Research

  • 2008-2009

    Ph.D. Coordinator, Columbia Business School

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