A presentation of research by Dr. S.P. Kothari, Gordon Y. Billard Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Sloan School of Management at MIT.
Dr. Kothari’s highly cited research focuses on financial reporting and valuation, asset allocation, explaining the diversity in international accounting practices, use of employee stock options for compensating executives and accounting for stock options, evaluating investment performance, and corporate uses of derivatives for hedging and speculation. The American Accounting Association (AAA) honored his work with the 2014 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award. For the past 17 years, Kothari has served as an editor of the Journal of Accounting & Economics, a world-renowned academic research journal in accounting.
Kothari received his BE (Hons.) from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani; his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; and his PhD from the University of Iowa.