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Ganapathi S Narayanamoorthy

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2002
MBA, Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad, 1992
B. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur, 1990

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007 to present
Assistant Professor of Accounting/Lecturer, Yale University, 2000-2006
Investment Banker, SBI Capital Markets Ltd. (then Indian affiliate of Lehman Brothers), 1992-1995

Recent Publications

Cao, Z., Narayanamoorthy, G. Forthcoming. Accounting and Litigation Risk: Evidence from D & O Insurance Pricing. Review of Accounting Studies

Beck, P. , Narayanamoorthy, G. 2013. Did the SEC Impact Banks' Loan Loss Reserve Policies and Their Informativeness? Journal of Accounting and Economics, 56: 42-65

Cao, S., Narayanamoorthy, G. 2012. Earnings Volatility, Post-Earnings Announcement Drift, and Trading Frictions. Journal of Accounting Research, 50: 41-74

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaching interests: accounting research, financial statement analysis, financial accounting, financial reporting, financial fraud, advanced valuation, introduction to the theory of statistics, managerial accounting


Contact Information:

289 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 244-6707

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