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Shyam V. Sunder

Shyam Sunder

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Associate Professor of Accounting

  • Ph.D., New York University, 2002
  • MPA, University of Texas, Austin, 1997
  • MBA, Indian Institute of Management, 1990
Current Courses
  • Acct 682, Advanced Financial Accounting Theory, Spring 2014
Research Interests
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Disclosure/Statements
  • Financial Reporting
Publications and Working Papers


Sunder, Jayanthi, Shyam V. Sunder and Wan Wongsunwai. Debtholder Responses to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from Hedge Fund Interventions. Forthcoming Review of Financial Studies.

Srivastava, Anup, Shyam V. Sunder and Senyo Tse. Timely loss recognition and the early termination of loss making projects. Forthcoming China Journal of Accounting Research.

Bharath, Sreedhar T., Jayanthi Sunder and Shyam V. Sunder. 2008. Accounting Quality and Debt Contracting. Accounting Review. 83(1): 1-28.

Cohen, Daniel A., Aiyesha Dey, Thomas Lys and Shyam V. Sunder. 2007. Earnings Announcement Premia and the Limits to Arbitrage. Journal of Accounting and Economics. 43(2-3): 153-180.

Ertimur, Yonca, Jayanthi Sunder and Shyam V. Sunder. 2007. Measure for Measure: The Relation between Forecast Accuracy and Recommendation Profitability of Analysts. Journal of Accounting Research. 45(3): 567-606.

Mohanram, Partha and Shyam V. Sunder. 2006. How Has Regulation FD Affected the Operations of Financial Analysts? Contemporary Accounting Research. 23(2): 491-525.

Working Papers

Balance Sheet Conservatism and Debt Contracting, with Jayanthi Sunder (University of Arizona) and Jingjing Zhang (McGill University). Under review at Contemporary Accounting Research 

The Role of Managerial Overconfidence in the Design of Debt Covenants, with Jayanthi Sunder (University of Arizona), and Liang Tan (George Washington University).  Under review at Journal of Management Accounting Research

Earnings Seasons: Analysis of Inferred and Announced News, with Curtis Hall (Drexel University) and Jayanthi Sunder (University of Arizona)

CEO Sensation Seeking and Corporate Innovation, with Jayanthi Sunder (University of Arizona) and Jingjing Zhang (McGill University)

Sunder, Shyam V. 2003. Investor Access to Conference Call Disclosures: Impact of Regulation Fair Disclosure on Information Asymmetry.

Book Chapters, Cases, Commentaries

Sunder, Shyam V. 2001. "Accounting Rules and Regulations for Intangibles." In Intangibles: Management, Measurement and Reporting, edited by Baruch Lev, Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press.

Sreedhar Bharath, Jayanthi Sunder and Shyam V. Sunder 2009. Banks, Bonds, and Accounting Quality. KelloggInsight

Partha Mohanram and Shyam V. Sunder 2007. Savvy Financial Analysts Adapt to Regulation ‘Fair Disclosure’. KelloggInsight

Partha Mohanram and Shyam V. Sunder 2002. Full Disclosure. SternBusiness

Sunder, Shyam V. 1999. Sunbeam Inc.. Stern School of Business Department of Accounting/Vincent C. Ross Institute, Case Case Studies in Earnings Management ACC-99-7.

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