Professor Jayaraman is the Wesray Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Accounting. Professor Jayaraman's research interests are in corporate governance and the effects of accounting information in financial markets. His work on corporate governance examines how large shareholders discipline managers via the threat of exit, and the role that stock market liquidity plays in the design of executive compensation contracts.
Nelson directs the Brand Management Program at Simon. Nelson previously taught at the Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University. He has been inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Pi Mu Epsilon and Phi Beta Kappa.
Professor Pandey has broad research interests in the issues of financial reporting and disclosure. Within this broad area, he has worked on research dealing with private disclosure contracts, real effects of financial reporting, properties of accounting information, and proprietary information. His research has been published in top accounting journals - Journal of Accounting and Economics and The Accounting Review. In recognition of his research excellence, he was awarded the 2020 Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, and 2021 Ph.D. Student Outstanding Researcher Award and 2021 Marshall Ph.D. Fellowship Award at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.
Professor Wasley is an award-winning researcher and an award-winning teacher. In 2019, his article “Performance Matched Discretionary Accrual Measures,” Journal of Accounting and Economics (February 2005, co-authored with S.P. Kothari at MIT and Andrew Leone at Northwestern) was honored with the American Accounting Association’s: “2019 Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award.” For his Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation course he has been awarded superior teaching awards by students in the Simon School’s MBA, MSF and MSA programs. Professor Wasley has worked as a litigation consultant on numerous corporate shareholder lawsuits including Enron, AIG and Blackrock.
Professor Wu’s research speaks to issues related to financial disclosure and regulations as well as the behavior of financial institutions and intermediaries. Her work has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Review of Financial Studies, among others. She has been named to the Simon School Dean’s Teaching Honor Roll numerous times. Professor Wu is an editor of the Journal of Accounting and Economics.
Professor Xiao received his doctoral degree in Accounting from the Wharton School. His research broadly focuses on agency conflicts, contracting, corporate governance, and executive compensation.
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