Sunil Dutta

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | William D. Crawford Chair in Taxation and Accounting, Haas School of Business
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Sunil Dutta is the William D. Crawford Chair in Taxation and Accounting at the Haas School of Business. He received his BS in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, and his MBA in accounting and PhD in business administration from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

His recent research activities have focused on two broad themes. The first theme investigates the use of accounting information for internal decision making and managerial performance evaluation purposes. The second research stream focuses on the interaction between companies’ financial reporting choices and pricing of their securities in capital markets. Dutta has published numerous articles on these and other related topics in major academic journals, such as Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and Review of Accounting Studies. He is a member of the editorial boards of The Accounting Review and Review of Accounting Studies. He won the Best Paper Award of the Review of Accounting Studies Conference in 1999 and 2001.

Dutta has extensive experience teaching financial and managerial accounting to MBA students and corporate executives. He has been rated an outstanding professor by the students.

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Academic Background 

PhD, Business Administration, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

MBA, Accounting, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

BS, Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

Publications & Media

Papers & Articles 

Dynamic Effects of Information Disclosure on Investment

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Identifying Conditional Conservatism in Accounting Data: Theory and Evidence

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Information disclosure, firm growth, and the cost of capital

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Earnings Management and Dynamic Incentives

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Incentives for Innovation and Centralized versus Delegated Capital Budgeting

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Decentralized Capacity Management and Internal Pricing

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Awards & Honors 
  • Best Paper Award of the 2001 Review of Accounting Studies Conference
  • Best Paper Award of the 1999 Review of Accounting Studies Conference
  • Schwabacher Fellowship, 1998-99
  • Club 6 Member, Haas School of Business, (for teaching excellence, based on student evaluations)
  • Junior Faculty Research Grant, UC Berkeley, 1996
  • Research Grant, Canadian Academic Accounting Association
Programs for Individuals 
Academic Background 

PhD, Business Administration, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

MBA, Accounting, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

BS, Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

Publications & Media

Papers & Articles 

Dynamic Effects of Information Disclosure on Investment

VIEW

Identifying Conditional Conservatism in Accounting Data: Theory and Evidence

VIEW

Information disclosure, firm growth, and the cost of capital

VIEW

Earnings Management and Dynamic Incentives

VIEW

Incentives for Innovation and Centralized versus Delegated Capital Budgeting

VIEW

Decentralized Capacity Management and Internal Pricing

VIEW
VIEW MORE