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Nayana Reiter

Nayana Reiter

Nayana Reiter

Assistant Professor in Accounting  


PhD, University of Michigan, 2017
MSc, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2012
BBA, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2009


Nayana Reiter is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. Through both her studies and work experience in investor relations, Nayana became interested in the interactions between firms and capital market participants. Her research has focused on the role of disclosure in domestic as well as international capital markets, and whether effective communication can create more visibility and understanding, resulting in positive outcomes for firms. She is also interested in understanding the role of financial reporting quality and shareholder base composition in complex and dynamic settings, such as the banking industry.

Academic Positions

  • 2017-present

    Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Toronto

Non-Academic Positions

  • 2007-2009

    Investor Relations, SLC Agricola, S.A.

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Investor Communication and the Benefits of Cross-Listing

    Nayana Reiter

    Journal of Accounting and Economics


  • Information Overload and Disclosure Smoothing

    Kimball L. Chapman, Nayana Reiter, Hal D. White and Christopher D. Williams

    Review of Accounting Studies


Research and Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting; Corporate Disclosure; Investor Communication; Cross-Listings; Capital Markets Regulation; Institutional Holdings

Honors and Awards

  • 2020

    Connaught New Researcher Award, University of Toronto

  • 2018

    FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award, American Accounting Association

  • 2018, 2020

    Rotman School of Management Teaching Award, University of Toronto