Ananda Ganguly

Ananda Ganguly, Ph.D.

Morcos Massoud Associate Professor of Accounting and George R. Roberts Fellow

Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
Areas of Expertise:
Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Cost Management, Design of Cost Management Systems, Design of Management Systems, Financial Economics, Managerial Economics and Control

Ananda Ganguly
(909) 607-0720
(909) 621-8249 (Attention: Prof. Ganguly)
Bauer Center 311

Office Hours

Mondays 9:00-10:30 a.m.; 4:15-5:15 p.m.Wednesdays 9:00-10:30 a.m.; 4:15-5:15 p.m.and by appointment
  • Education
  • Awards and Affiliations
  • Research and Publications
B.Comm (Honors in Accounting) - St. Xavier's College, University of Calcutta; Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting & Economic Decision Making) - University of Pittsburgh
  • "Fantasy and Dread: The Demand for Information and the Consumption Utility of the Future," with Joshua Tasoff.  Forthcoming in MANAGEMENT SCIENCE.
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  • "Is NeuroAccounting Waiting in the Wings? An Essay," with Jacob G. Birnberg, ACCOUNTING, ORGANIZATIONS & SOCIETY, January 2012, Vol, 37(1), pp. 1-13, DOI:
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  • "Covariation Assessments with Costly Information Collection in Audit Planning: An Experimental Study," with Jacqueline Hammersley, AUDITING: A JOURNAL OF PRACTICE AND THEORY, May 2009, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-27.
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  • "Assurer Reputation for Competence in a Multi-Service Context," With Mark E. Peecher and T. Joshua Herbold, CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, Spring 2007, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 133-170.
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  • "The Riskiness of Large Audit Firm Client Portfolios and Changes in Audit Liability Regimes: Evidence from the U.S. Audit Market,” with Jong-Hag Choi and Rajib Doogar, CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, Winter 2004, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 747-785.
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  • "Do Asset Market Prices Reflect Traders’ Judgment Biases," with John H. Kagel and Donald V. Moser, JOURNAL OF RISK AND UNCERTAINTY, May 2000, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 219-245.