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Raghu Venugopalan

Assistant Professor of Accountancy and Roedgers Fellow in Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D., Business Administration (Accounting), University of Minnesota, 2001
M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management at Calcutta, 1990
B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology at Madras, 1988

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007 to present
Visiting Assistant Professor, CSOM, University of Minnesota, 2006-2007
Assistant Professor, GSB, University of Chicago, 2001-2006
Assistant Corporate Finance Manager, Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd. (Indian Ally of Goldman Sachs), 1992-1993
Consultant, AF Ferguson and Co. (former Indian Associate of KPMG), 1991-1992
Internal Auditor, ITC Ltd. (Indian Associate of B.A.T. Industries), 1990-1991
Summer Intern, Citibank, N.A. Calcutta, 1989

Recent Publications

Gigler, F., Kanodia, C., Sapra, H., Venugopalan, R. Forthcoming. How Frequent Financial Reporting Can Cause Managerial Short-Termism: An Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of Increasing Reporting Frequency. Journal of Accounting Research

Gigler, F., Kanodia, C., Sapra, H., Venugopalan, R. 2009. Accounting Conservatism and the Efficiency of Debt Contracts. Journal of Accounting Research

Kanodia, C., Gigler, F., Venugopalan, R. 2007. Assessing the Information Content of Mark-to-Market with Mixed Attributes: The Case of Cash Flow Hedges. Journal of Accounting Research


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396 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 265-0723

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