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Rotman Accounting Professor Honoured with Distinguished Contribution Award from The Canadian Academic Accounting Association

June 2, 2017

Toronto, ON – A professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has received the 2017 Haim Falk Award for Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Thought.  The award was presented today at The Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) at their annual conference in Montreal.

Partha Mohanram, a professor of accounting at the Rotman School, received the award which recognizes excellence in scholarly achievement that clearly contributes to the advancement of accounting thought.

Prof. Mohanram has published extensively in the top accounting and management journals, with publications in The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research and Management Science. He is considered to be one of the leading experts in the area of valuation, with many papers on fundamental analysis and the measurement of implied cost of capital. His papers are highly cited and featured in the business press.

He obtained his PhD in Business Economics from Harvard. Prior to that, he obtained his PGDM (MBA) from IIM-Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT-Madras.

Prof. Mohanram is also area coordinator for the Accounting area and the director of the India Innovation Institute at the Rotman School.  The Institute is a hub for researchers across the university and around the world that aims to bring together faculty and students who are interested in how India is using innovation to transform itself across a variety of spheres, including innovation in technology, manufacturing, services, processes and government.

Previous winners of the award from the Rotman School include Prof. Jeffrey Callen, Prof. Gordon Richardson and Prof. Ole-Kristian Hope. The award honours Haim Falk, an accounting professor who was the founding Editor of the CAAA Journal, Contemporary Accounting Research.

The Rotman School of Management is located in the heart of Canada’s commercial and cultural capital and is part of the University of Toronto, one of the world’s top 20 research universities. The Rotman School fosters a new way to think that enables our graduates to tackle today’s global business and societal challenges.  For more information, visit


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Ken McGuffin
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Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
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