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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
Man­ag­er, Media Rela­tions
Rot­man School of Man­age­ment
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to
Tel: 416–946-3818