Ananda Ganguly

Ananda Ganguly, Ph.D.

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

B.Comm (Honors in Accounting) - St. Xavier's College, University of Calcutta; Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting & Economic Decision Making) - University of Pittsburgh
Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
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

(909) 607-0720

(909) 621-8249 (Attention: Prof. Ganguly)

Bauer Center 311

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Cost Management, Design of Cost Management Systems, Design of Management Systems, Financial Economics, Managerial Economics and Control

Selected Research and Publications

  • "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.

Selected Awards and Affiliations