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Partha S. Mohanram

Partha S. Mohanram

Professor of Accounting
John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing
Area Coordinator of Accounting
Director,India Innovation Institute


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 John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing and Area Coordinator of Accounting 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 is a Deputy Editor-in-chief of Contemporary Accounting Research and serves on the editorial board of The Accounting Review and Review of Accounting Studies. His research work has won numerous awards including the Haim Falk award from the CAAA (2017) and the Rotman research impact award (2018).

Professor Mohanram 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.

Professor Mohanram is the director of the India Innovation Institute at the University of Toronto

Academic Positions

  • 2018 to Date

    John H. Watson Chair in Value Investing, Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto

  • 2015-2018

    CPA Ontario Professor of Accouting, Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto

  • 2010-2015

    CGA Ontario Professor of Accounting, Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto

  • 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

  • 2011-2018

    Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2017

    Haim Falk Award, CAAA

  • 2018

    Research Impact Award, Rotman School of Management

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2020 to Date

    Deputy Editor-in-chief, Contemporary Accounting Research

  • 2012-2020

    Editor, Contemporary Accounting Research

  • 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

  • 2008-2009

    Ph.D. Coordinator, Columbia Business School