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Accounting and Control

Presentations

2014

Yale School of Management Accounting Conference, May 30-31, 2014. "How Can Financial Reporting Standards Resist Accounting-Motivated Financial Engineering?"

JAPP Conference on Accounting and Risk Management, LSA, IE Business School and University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, May 29, 2014. "Role of Accounting in Managing Risk."

AAA: APLG/FSA Annual Seminar, San Antonio, February 9-11, 2014. "Accounting and Control for MBA's" Text

2013

Second Critical Studies in Accounting and Finance Conference. Financing Development and Reshaping Globalization, United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi, December 15-17, 2013. "Financial Reporting and Economic Development"

Accounting for Accounting in Economics Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance, University of Santa Barbara, November 8-9, 2013. "Accounting for Policy in Accounting Economics and Law."

Fifth International Conference on Accounting and Finance, University of Namibia, Windhoek, November 5, 2013. "Building Research Culture"

India Accounting and Finance Conference, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, September 10, 2013. "Financial Reporting and Regulation in a World of Financial Engineering: Accounting and the Global Financial Crisis."

Yale School of Management Conference on Accounting and the Financial Crisis, July 12-13, 2013. Moderator of the Panel Discussion on Accounting and the Financial Crisis (with Gary Gorton, Andrew Metrick, Stephen Ryan and Martin Shubik)

III International Conference on Luca Pacioli in Accounting History, III Balkans and Middle East Countries Conference on Accounting and Accounting History, Istanbul, Turkey, June 19-22, 2013. Keynote Address. "Custom Fit or Off-the-Shelf Standards: Dilemma of Financial Reporting in Interactive World Economy."

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy Conference on Accounting and the World Economic Crisis, IE University, Segovia, Spain, June 14, 2013. Keynote Address. " Financial Reporting and Regulation in a World of Financial Engineering: Accounting and the Global Financial Crisis."

University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 12, 2013.

Prudence vs. Liquidity: Alternative Approaches to Money, Finance and Accounting, Workshop at Bocconi University, Milan, March 1, 2013. "Accounting Antecedents of the Financial Crisis" (powerpoint);; Summary of Remarks; Transcript of Remarks; Full Conference Audio (4:20 hours).

Singapore Management University, School of Accountancy, SOAR Public Lecture:“Financial Regulation in a World of Financial Engineering.” January 18, 2013.

Singapore Management University, School of Accountancy Faculty Workshop, “IFRS Monopoly: Pied Piper of Financial Accounting,” January 17, 2013

Singapore Management University, School of Accountancy Faculty Workshop, “Building Research Culture,” January 16, 2013.

2012

Global ARC, Boston, October 17, 2012. "Can Accounting Standards Help Address Defined Benefit Pension Problems?"

Yale School of Management, University of Namibia, October 9, 2012 (by video). "Riding the Accounting Train: From Crisis to Crisis in eighty Years."

Whitney Humanities Center, October 3, 2012, "Individual Behavior and Social Structures."

XIII. Symposium on the Economic Analysis of the Firm, German Economic Association of Business Administration, GEABA, e.V. , University of Graz, Austria, 19-21 September 2012 .“Norms and Rules: Financial Reporting by Evolution or Design"

University of Alberta Accounting Conference, August 9-11, 2012. “Extensive Income and Value of the Firm: Who Gets What?”

American Accounting Association Annual Meetings, Washington DC, August 5-8, 2012.

  • Panel on Rationalism in Accounting.
  • Panel on Financial Reporting and Financial Engineering

Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland, June 22, 2012. "Engaging Auditors: Field Investigation of a Courtship."

Yale Center for Corporate Governance, June 8, 2012. Moderator for Audit Panel: "Global Push to Reinvent Auditing."

24th World Continuous Auditing and Reporting Symposium, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey, May 3-4, 2012."Problems of Defining and Reforming Auditor Liability."

Accounting Workshop, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University, April 5, 2012. "Value of the Firm."

Program on Non-Profit Organizations (PONPO), Yale University, April 3, 2012. "Structure of Organizations for Production of Public and Private Goods."

International Seminar on Sustainability and Corporate Governance, EIILM, IAA Research Foundation, and Bengal Chamber, Kolkata, March 1, 2012. "Sustainability and Corporate Governance."

 

2011

Forum on Financial Structures and Management, Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia, December 15, 2011. "Matching Expectations: Source of Decline and Remedy for Wealth of Societies."

Emory University, Atlanta, December 2, 2011. "Engaging Auditors: Field Investion of a Courtship."

NTU Management Review Conference on Management Theory and Practice, Schools of Management of Fudan University and National Taiwan University, Shanghai, China, November 11-12, 2011, "Management as a University Discipline: Education and Research 管理作為大學的學科:教育與研究" Presentation (English) Presentation (Chinese) Link

Smart Women Securities, Yale Chapter, New Haven, CT - September 20, 2011. “Analyzing Companies and Industries."

American Accounting Association, Annual Meeting, Denver, August 8-10, 2011.

  • “Financial Reporting and Financial Stability: Causes and Effects,” Panelist, August 10, 2011. Summary of Remarks.

  • "Financial Market Regulation and Opportunities for Accounting Research,” Panelist, August 9, 2011.

  • “Asset Liabilities versus Revenue Expense Accounting,” Panelist, August 9, 2011.

  • “Theoretical Perspectives on Disclosure,” Panel Moderator, August 8, 2011.

Consultative Committee of the Authorité des Norme Comptables (ANC), Paris, France, June 22, 2011. "Financial Reporting: Roles of Written and Unwritten Requirements."

Third International Conference on Accounting and Finance, University of Namibia, Windhoek, June 13-14, 2011. "Contract Theory of Organizations, Accounting and Control."

Shyam Sunder, Morgan Stanley Panel Discussion on Insurance Contract Accounting Standards, New York, June 9, 2011. Invited panelist. (Text) (Blog entry)

The Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Meeting, Toronto, May 27, 2011. "IFRS Monopoly: Pied Piper of Financial Reporting." Presentation (PPT) Text

Rethinking Capitalism, Bruce Initiative at the University of California at Santa Cruz, April 7-9, 2011.

Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics: Accounting Symposium in Honor of Prof. K.R. Balachandran, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 25-26, 2011. "Statistical Studies of Accounting and Stock Markets."

Presentation at Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, India, March 18, 2011. "Better Corporate Management: What, Why and How?"

Accounting Workshop, Keio Business School, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, February 19, 2011. "Value of the Firm."

Sunder, Shyam. "IFRS Monopoly: The Pied Piper of Financial Reporting." February 17, 2011. PPT Presentation. FASRI Web Discussion. http://fasri.net/index.php/2011/06/critique-of-potential-ifrs-monopoly/comment-page-1/#comment-11038

Presentation at Keidanren (Japan Chamber of Commerce), Tokyo, Japan, February 4, 2011. "Adoption of IFRS in U.S. as a sole financial reporting standard."

International Symposium on the Prospects of IFRS Adoption: Present Situation in the U.S., Canada, and the World, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, on February 3, 2011. Presentation (PPT), Text, "Transcript."

Accounting Standards Board of Japan, Tokyo, January 2011. "The Accounting Consensus: Implications for Accounting Education, Research and the Profession"

2010

Conference on Information for Better Markets, Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales London, December 20-21, 2010. "IFRS Monopoly: Pied Piper of Financial Reporting." Presentation (PPT) Text (PDF) Video stream ICAEW website

Presentation at Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, Dec 13, 2010. "Research for Accounting Policy"

JAAF/KPMG Foundation Conference, Stern School of Business, New York University, November 19, 2010. "ResearchAccounting Policy."

Videoconference, Zhytomyr State Technological University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine, October 14, 2010. "Riding the Accounting Train: From Crisis to Crisis in Eighty Years."

Fall 2010 Research Accounting Conference, Yale School of Management, October 19, 2010. "Research for Accounting Policy."

11th Accounting Research Conference, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, September 24-25, 2010. "Research for Accounting Policy." Introduction of Professor Ijiri.

American Accounting Association, Annual Meeting, August 3, 2010, Panelist on “Is the Financial Accounting Model Broken?”

Singleton-Green, Brian. 2010. “Commentary: Is the Reporting Model Broken?Australian Accounting Review Vol. 20, Issue 4 (December): 409:410.

American Accounting Association, Annual Meeting, August 2, 2010, Panelist on “Accounting and the Financial Crisis.”

American Accounting Association, Annual Meeting, August 2, 2010, Panelist on “GAAP versus IFRS.”

Society for Advance of Socio-Economics, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, June 24-26, 2010, Moderator for "Evolutionary Regulation: Rethinking the Role of Regulation in Economy and Society."

Information, Markets and Organizations Conference, Harvard Business School, June 10-11, 2010. "Research for Accounting Policy." Presentation (PPT).

International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) Conference and Plenary Address, Toronto, Canada, June 7-9, 2010. "Was Accounting a Root Cause of the Global Financial Crisis?" Text (PDF)

Liberty Fund Colloquium, Responsibility in Financial Reporting, Indianapolis, Indiana June 3-6, 2010.

Accounting Research Conference, Pennsylvania State University, April 30-May 1, 2010. "Impact of IFRS and Standardization on Financial Reporting."

Conference on Financial Reporting, Auditing and Governance, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, April 23, 2010. "Riding the Accounting Train:From Crisis to Crisis in eighty Years." Presentation (PPT)

Yale SOM Faculty Research Workshop, April 14, 2010. "Engaging Auditors: Field Investigation of a Courtship." Presentation (PPT)

Bruce Initiative on Rethinking Capitalism, University of California at Santa Cruz, April 8-10, 2010. "On the Accounting Train: From Crisis to Crisis in Eighty Years." Presentation (PPT)

25th Anniversary Distinguished Scholar Series, College of Business, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, March 26, 2010. "Equilibrating Corporate Financial Engineering and Reporting." Presentation (PPT)

2009

SSN College of Management and Computer Applications, Chennai, China, December 24, 2009. "Better Corporate Management: What, Why and How?" Presentation (PPT)

Third Accounting Research Conference, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India, December 22-23, 2009. "Value of the Firm." Presentation (PDF)

Accounting Workshop, City University of Hong Kong, December 18, 2009. "Engaging Auditors: Field Investigation of a Courtship." (Work of Fiolleau, Hoang, Jamal and Sunder.) Presentation (PPT)

Accounting Research Symposium, Hangzhou, China, December 16-17, 2009. "Role of Accounting in Global Financial Crisis: Research and Open Questions." Presentation (PPT):

20th Anniversary Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, Rutgers University, November 14, 2009. "Equilibrating Corporate Financial Engineering and Report." Presentation (PPT)

Center for Study of Science and Technology Policy (CSTEP), Bangalore, India, October 30 – November 4, 2009. 

  • Presentation: “Production of Private and Public Goods: When Market Mechanisms Work and Don’t Work", November 3, 2009.
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore, India, November 3, 2009. "Better Corporate Management: What, Why and How?" Presentation (PPT)

Smart Women  Securities, Yale Chapter, New Haven, CT - October 6, 2009. “Researching to Find Good Investments.” Presentation(PPT)

Global Social Entrepreneurship Workshop, Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT - September 24, 2009. "Issues in Social Entrepreneurship." Presentation (PPT)

Annual Meetings of the American Accounting Association, New York, August 3, 2009.

  • Social and Moral Norms: Institutional Perspective on Accounting, Financial Markets and the Firm. "Norms and Regulation: Accounting beyond the Financial Crisis." Presentation (PPT)

American Accounting Association Ethics Symposium, New York, August 2, 2009. "True and Fair' as the Moral compass of Financial Reporting." Presentation (PPT)

Mini-conference on Overcoming Financialization and Its Crisis: Ideas from and Suggestions for Accounting, Economics and Law. 21st Annual Conference of the Society of the Advancement of Socio-economics, Paris, July 16-18, 2009. "Accounting, Common Knowledge and the Dynamics of Stock Markets." Presentation (PPT)

Accounting, Economics and Finance Seminar CNAM-Intec, Paris, July 15, 2009. "Perspectives and Questions on Corporate Financial Reporting." Presentation (PPT)

First Mediterranean Critical Studies in Accounting and Finance Conference, Hammamet, Tunisia, July 6-7, 2009. "Round Table: The Global Financial Crisis: Alternative Architectures of Financial System." Presentation (PPT)

First Mediterranean Critical Studies in Accounting and Finance Conference, Hammamet, Tunisia, July 6-7, 2009. "Behind the Financial Crisis: Views on Culture and Polity." Presentation (PPT)

Yale Governance Forum 2009: Restoring Trust, June 10, 2009. Panel on Developments in Financial Reporting and Disclosure: Impact on Public Company Governance

Keizai Koho Center, Tokyo, Japan - May 29, 2009. "Good Corporate Management: What, Why and How?" Presentation (PPT)

Krakow University of Economics, Krakow, Poland - May 21, 2009. "Regulation of Accounting." Presentation (PPT)

University of Gdansk, Poland - May 19, 2009. "Better Corporate Management: What, Why and How?" Presentation (PPT)

Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland - May 16, 2009. "Theory of Accounting and Control." Presentation (PPT)

American Accounting Association Ohio Regional Meeting, May 8, 2009. "Evaluating Research Impact." Remarks at the Panel on AACSB Task Force Report on Impact of Research. Text (PDF)

Dongbei University, Dalian, China - January 8, 2009. "Accounting and Accountability: Foundations of Good Governance" Presentation (PPT)

2008

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, November 24-26, 2008.

The Office of the Director General of Internal Markets and Services, European Commission, Brussels, November 20, 2008. "Regulation of Accounting." Presentation (PPT)

Conference on Shifting Capital Markets and Corporate Performance, Millstein Center for Corporate Governance, Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT - November 7-8, 2008. Comments on "Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Empirical Evidence from India" by R. Madhumathi, M. Ranganatham, and R. Kannan. (Presentation (PPT)

Conference on Experimental Social Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis, MO - October 17-18, 2008. Comments on: "Recordkeeping Alters Economic History by Promoting Reciprocity by Basu et al." (2008). Presentation (PPT)

Eighteenth Symposium on Auditing Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 2-4, 2008, Comments on: Choy and King, " Instrinsic Motivation and Extrinsic Incentives: An Experimental Investigation of Exogenous Guidance and Gatekeeper Behavior" Presentation (PPT)

International Social Entrepreneurship Workshop, Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT - September 30, 2008. "Engineering of Organizations: A Template". Presentation (PPT)

Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets Workshop, Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance, Yale School of Management, September 19-20, 2008. "Comments on agent's Response to Inefficient Judiciary: Social Norms and the Law in Transition." Text (PDF)

American Accounting Association's Annual Meeting, Anaheim - August 3-6, 2008.

  • "Conceptual Framework: Revisiting the Basics. A comment on Hicks and the concept of 'income' in the conceptual framework". Presentation (PPT)
  • "Monopoly or Competition: Standard Setting in The Public and Private Sector." Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder. Presentation (PPT)

Twelfth Congress of the Academy of Accounting Historians, Istanbul, Turkey, July 20-21, 2008. "Trade, Accounting, and Governance in Kautilya's Arthasastra." Presentation (PPT)

Second Interdisciplinary Accounting Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark - June 23-24, 2008. "Monopoly and Competition: Standard Setting in the Public and Private Sector." Presentation (PPT)

EIASM Workshop on Accounting and Economics, Universita Bocconi, Milan, Italy - June 19-20, 2008. "The Accounting Consensus: Implications for Accounting Education, Research and the Profession." Presentation (PPT)

Conference on International Financial Reporting, Accounting, and Valuation, Fox School of Business, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - June 6-7, 2008.

  • "Monopoly and Competition: Standard Setting in the Public and Private Sector." Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder. Presentation (PPT)

European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) International Conference on Governing the Business Enterprise: Ownership, Institutions, and Society, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, Paris, France - May 22-23, 2008. "Value of the Firm" Presentation (PPT)

Deloitte-Federation of Schools of Accountancy Faculty Consortium, Chicago, May 15-16, 2008, "IFRS, Accounting Consensus and its Implications for Accounting Education."Presentation (PPT) Text (PDF)

Current Accounting Issues Conference, Michigan Association of CPAs, Lansing, MI - May 15, 2008. "Norms, Standards, and Failures in Accounting and Auditing: Rethinking Practice, Research, and Education." Presentation (PPT)

Conference on Critical Perspectives in Accounting, Baruch College, New York - April 26, 2008. "Whispering in the Ears of Princes: Authority and Academa in Accounting." Presentation (PPT)

Symposium on Principles v. Rules in Financial Regulation, Cambridge University, Cambridge, U.K., April 10-12, 2008. "Simpler financial Reports."

Warsaw Academy TIGER and LKAEM Distinguished Lecture Series, Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, Warsaw - March 28, 2008. "Better Corporate Governance: What, Why and How?" Presentation (PPT) Text (PDF) Link to Video

Berkeley Fellows, Berkeley College, New Haven CT – March 24, 2008. “Enron and the Failures of Financial Reporting: A Revisionist Perspective on Public Policy.” Text PDF

Bauer Accounting Conference, University of Houston - March 7-8, 2008. "Value of the Firm." Presentation (PPT) Text (PDF)

AIS Workshop, University of Kansas - February 22, 2008. "Regulation, Competition and Independence in a Certification Society: Certification of Financial Reports vs. Baseball Cards" Presentation (PPT)

Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan - January 26, 2008.

  • "International and National Standards and Norms of Financial Reporting: Monopoly or Competitive Coexistence." Presentation (PPT), Text PDF
  • Regulation, Competition and Independence in a Certification Society: Financial reports vs. Baseball cards." Presentation(PPT)

2007

Manheim University - December 14, 2007. " Regulation, Competition and Independence in a Certification Society: Financial Reports vs. Baseball Cards." Presentation (PPT)

Faculty Research Workshop, Yale University School of Management – November 28, 2007. “Monopoly and Competition: Standard Setting in the Public and Private Sector.” Presentation (PPT)

Accounting Research Workshop, National Taiwan University – November 9, 2007. “Monopoly and Competition: Standard Setting in the Public and Private Sector.” Presentation (PPT)

Conference on Accounting Leadership, National Taipei University and Taiwan Accounting Association – November 8, 2007. “Accounting Leadership in Practice, Education and Research.” Presentation (PPT) , Presentation(Video)

Emanuel Saxe Lecture in Accounting, Baruch College, City University of New York, New York – October 22, 2007. “Adverse Effects of Accounting Uniformity on Practice, Education and Research.” Presentation (PPT) ,Text (PDF), Presentation(Video)

Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Troy, MI – October 17, 2007.  “Norms, Standards, and Failures in Accounting and Auditing: Rethinking Practice, Research, and Education.” Presentation (PPT)

Accounting Research Workshop, Carnegie Mellon University – October 10, 2007. “Monopoly and Competition: Standard Setting in the Public and Private Sector.” Presentation (PPT)

Journée IFRS, CNAM, Paris – September 14, 2007. “International and National Standards and Norms of Financial Reporting: Monopoly or Competitive Coexistence.” Presentation (PPT), Text (PDF), Link to Video

Université Paris Dauphine – September 13, 2007. “Auditing and Competition: A Policy Dilemma.” Presentation (PPT)

Accounting Doctoral Students Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL – August 3-5, 2007. "Accounting Scholarship as an Avocation." Presentation (PPT)

Chinese Accounting Professors Association Annual Conference, Wuhan, China – July 14, 2007. “Solving the Problem of Setting Efficient Accounting Standards and Increasing Complexity through Regulatory Competition.” Presentation (PPT)

Peking University, Beijing, China – July 12, 2007. “Norms, Standards and Failures in Accounting and Auditing: Rethinking Practice, Research and Education.” Presentation (PPT)

Interdisciplinary Accounting Conference, Danish Center of Accounting & Finance – Copenhagen, Denmark – July 2, 2007. Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder, “Regulation, Competition and Independence in a Certification Society: Financial Reports vs. Baseball Cards.” Presentation (PPT)

American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium, Lake Tahoe, June 13-17, 2007.

Annual Meeting of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia – June 1, 2007. Luncheon Address, “An Invitation to Accounting.” Presentation (PPT)

Faculty Lunch Seminar, Yale School of Management – May 2, 2007. “Regulation, Competition and Independence in a Certification Society: Certification of Financial Reports vs. Baseball Cards.”

European Accounting Association Annual Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – April 25-27, 2007. “Auditor Liability Reform in UK and US: Who benefits?” Presentation (PPT)

Mid-Atlantic Regional Mid-Year Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Parsippany, NJ – April 19-21, 2007. Luncheon Address, “Norms, Standards and Failures in Accounting and Auditing: Rethinking Practice, Research and Education.” Presentation (PPT)

Midwest Regional Mid-Year Meeting of the American Accounting Association, St. Louis, MO – April 14, 2007. Luncheon Address, “Auditing and Competition: The Policy Dilemma.” Presentation (PPT)

Financial Accounting Foundation, Board of Trustees, New York, NY – February 26, 2007. Dinner Address, “Introduce Regulatory Competition to Simplify Financial Reporting.” Text (PDF)

Address at Resona Bank, Osaka, Japan – February 10, 2007. “Imagined Worlds of Accounting.” Text (PDF)

Address to a special meeting of the Korean Accounting Association, Seoul, Korea – February 7, 2007. “Norms, Standards and Failures in Accounting and Auditing: Rethinking Practice, Research and Education.” Presentation (PPT)

Seoul National University, Korea – February 6, 2007. “Value, Valuation and Standards.” Presentation (PPT)

American Accounting Association's New Faculty Consortium, Lansdowne, VA – January 26-27, 2007. “Imagination as an Alternative Approach to Research and Scholarship.” Text (PDF)

Mid-Year Meeting of the AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, San Antonio, Texas – January 19-20, 2007. Luncheon Address, “Econometrics of Fair Values.” Presentation (PPT)

ICFAI School of Business, Gurgaon, India – January 8, 2007. “Better Corporate Governance: What, Why and How?” Presentation (PPT)

Eighth International Accounting Conference, Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation, Kolkata, India – January 6, 2007. Opening Plenary Address, “From Norms towards Standards of Corporate Reporting: Transition and Consequences.” Presentation (PPT)

University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India – January 5, 2007. “Organizational Engineering.” Presentation (PPT)

EIILM University, Kolkata, India – January 5, 2007. “Better Corporate Governance: What, Why and How?” Presentation (PPT)

2006

Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India – December 27, 2006. “Better Corporate Governance: What, Why and How?” Presentation (PPT)

29th All India Accounting Conference, University of Delhi – December 22-23, 2006. Opening Plenary Address, “Accounting, Education and Research as Infrastructure for a Modernizing Economy.” Presentation (PPT), Text (PDF)

2006 Accounting Theory and Practice Conference, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan – November 23-24, 2006. Keynote Speaker, “Accounting and Control: Creation of Value and Valuation of Stakes.” Presentation (PPT)

Financial Supervisory Commission, Taipei, Taiwan – November 22, 2006. “Auditing and Competition:  The Policy Dilemma.” Presentation (PPT)

Soochow University Lecture – November 22, 2006. “Imagined Worlds of Accounting.”

National Taiwan University Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan – November 22, 2006. “Regulation, Competition and Independence in a Certification Society: Certification of Financial Reports vs. Baseball Cards.” Presentation (PPT)

Washington University in St. Louis Accounting Mini Conference in Honor of Nick Dopuch, St. Louis, MO – November 10-11, 2006. “Regulation and Markets in a Certification Society.” Presentation (PPT)

10th World Congress of Accounting Educators & The 3rd Annual International Accounting Conference, Istanbul, Turkey – November 9-11, 2006. Plenary Address, “Corporate Financial Reporting: By Emergence or Intelligent Design.” Presentation (PPT)

Sabanaci University Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey – November 7, 2006, “Regulation, Competition and Independence in a Certification Society: Financial Reports vs. Baseball Cards.” Presentation (PPT)

University of Illinois 17th Symposium on Audit Research, Montvale, NJ – September 28-30, 2006. “Regulation and Markets in a Certification Society.” Presentation (PPT)

Carnegie Mellon University Seventh Annual Accounting Conference – August 25-26, 2006. “Regulation and Markets in a Certification Society: Financial Reports vs. Baseball Cards.” Presentation (PPT)

American Accounting Association’s Annual Meeting, Washington, DC – August 9, 2006.

  • Presidential Address, “Imagined Worlds of Accounting.” Text (PDF)

  • Panelist on “Concentration and Competition: New Development in the Market for Audit.”

  • Panelist on “The Contrasting Role of Accountants in U.S. and U.K. Corporate Governance Systems.”

Two-Year Section of the American Accounting Association's Annual Meeting, Washington, DC – August 7, 2006. Luncheon Address, “Accounting as Foundation of Engineering of Organizations.” Text (PDF)  

Symposium to Celebrate the 100th Birthday of Professor William T. Baxter, London School of Economics, U.K. – July 14-15, 2006. “Not by Will: Baxter and the Rise of Authoritative Accounting Standards.” Abstract, Text (PDF)  

Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) Annual Conference: Constituting Globalization: Actors, Arenas and Outcomes, Special Session on Accounting and Economics. University of Trier, Germany – June 30-July 2, 2006. “Accounting Regulation Between Norms and Rules: the FASB and the IASB.” Program including the abstract (PDF)  

HEC School of Management and University of Illinois Accounting Symposium, Paris, France – June 8-10, 2006. Luncheon Address, “Corporate Financial Reporting: By Emergence or Intelligent Design.”

Tenth Anniversary Conference of the Ukrainian Federation of Professional Accountants and Auditors, Kiev, Ukraine – May 19, 2006. “Why Reconsider the Top-Down Push for Uniform Financial Reporting Standards?” Presentation (PPT)  

Zhytomyr State Technological University Fifth Scientific Conference on Accounting, Zhytomyr, Ukraine – May 18, 2006.

Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics, Kyiv, Ukraine – May 17, 2006. “Control as Equilibrium.” Presentation (PPT)

Annual Meeting of the Ohio Region of the American Accounting Association, Cleveland, OH – May 5, 2006. Luncheon Address, “Why the Top-Down Push for Uniform Financial Reporting Standards?” Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)  

Annual Meeting of the Northeast Region of the American Accounting Association, Portsmouth, NH – April 21, 2006. Luncheon Address, “Why the Top-Down Push for Uniform Financial Reporting Standards?” Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)  

Annual Meeting of the Southeast Region of the American Accounting Association, Knoxville, TN – March 31, 2006. Luncheon Address, “From General Acceptance to Written Standards in Financial Reporting: Consequences for Accounting Practice, Education and Research.” Presentation (PPT)  

29th Congress of the European Accounting Association, University College, Dublin, Ireland – March 22-24, 2006. Opening Plenary Session: KPMG Symposium on International Accounting Regulation and IFRS: Implementation in Europe and Beyond, “Why Reconsider the Top-Down Push for Uniform Financial Reporting Standards.” Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)  

Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Oklahoma City, OK – March 3, 2006. Plenary Address, “The State of Accounting Practice and Education.” Presentation (PPT)  

Yale School of Management Faculty Workshop – February 22, 2006. “Corporate Financial Reporting: By Emergence or Intelligent Design?” Presentation (PPT)

Mini-Conference on Foundations of Accounting, Emory University Goizueta Business School – January 20, 2006. Discussant of “Quasi-Permanent Rules” by Mark Penno, University of Iowa.

2005

University of Florida, Gainesville, Research Conference in Honor of Joel S. Demski – October 14-15, 2005. “Economizing Principle in Accounting Research.” Text (PDF)

Ohio State University, Conference on the Accounting Profession in Transition – October 6-8, 2005.

  • “Minding Our Manners: Accounting as Social Norms.” Presentation (PPT)

  • Panel member on Education, Research and the Accounting Profession.

University of Illinois Accounting Research Workshop – September 23, 2005. “Minding Our Manners: Accounting as Social Norms.”

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota – August 16-17, 2005

  • “Remarks on Release of the Spanish Translation of Theory of Accounting and Control.” Text (PDF)

  • Nanny Knows Best: The Problem of Setting Efficient Accounting Standards.” Presentation (PPT)

  • “Accounting and Controls in E-Commerce: Expectations, Common Knowledge and Culture.” Presentation (PPT)

  • “Opportunity Costs, Profits, and Value.” Presentation (PPT)

American Accounting Association Annual Meetings – August 8-10, 2005. Session Moderator, “Theoretical Models of Earnings Management.”

Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales, London – June 16, 2005. “Nanny Knows Best: The Problem of Setting Efficient Accounting Standards.” Presentation (PPT)  

Financial Reporting Council of U.K., London – June 16, 2005. “Nanny Knows Best: The Problem of Setting Efficient Accounting Standards.” Presentation (PPT)

Accounting and Finance Workshop, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen, Norway – June 3, 2005. “Social Norms versus Standards of Accounting.” Presentation (PPT)

Krakow University of Economics, Zakopane, Poland – May 28-June 1, 2005

  • “Social Norms versus Standards of Accounting.” Presentation (PPT)

  • “Future of East-West General Accounting Theory Conferences.”

  • “Defining Research Projects in Accounting.”

British Accounting Association’s Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, U.K. – March 30-April 1, 2005. Distinguished Lecture, “Minding Our Manners: Accounting as Social Norms.” Presentation (PPT)

2004

Conference on General Accounting Theory: Towards Balancing the Society, L.K. Academy of Management and Entrepreneurship, Warsaw, Poland – June 17-18, 2004. “Contract Theory and Strategic Management: Balancing Expectations and Actions.” Presentation (PPT)

Ross Institute Forum on Auditor Independence, New York University – May 10, 2004. “Audit Failures: Why They Happened and What Can We Do?” Presentation (PPT)

2003

Sixth International Conference of Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation, Calcutta – January 11, 2003. "Rethinking the Structure of Accounting and Auditing." Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)

  • “Enron and Arthur Andersen: Lessons for Accounting and Corporate Governance." Presentation (PPT)

2002

National Science Council, Taiwan, August 27, 2002. "Structure of Organizations for Production of Public and Private Goods."

National Taiwan University – August 27, 2002; University of Muenster, Germany – November 25, 2002; and London School of Economics – November 27, 2002. "Collapse of Accounting: Causes and Cures." Presentation (PPT)

London School of Economics Management Accounting Research Group Conference on Management Control and E-Business – April 18, 2002. "Management Controls in E-Business: Expectations, Common Knowledge and Culture." Presentation (PPT)

University of Illinois International Accounting Symposium – March 14-16, 2002. "Regulatory Competition Among Accounting Standards Within and Across International Boundaries." Presentation (PPT)

Luncheon Address, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Conference – March 13, 2002. "Does Competition Offer a Way to Resolve the GAAP v. IAS Controversy?" Presentation (PPT)

Management Accounting Conference Plenary Address, American Accounting Association, Austin, TX – January 11, 2002. "Management Controls, Expectations, Common Knowledge and Culture." Presentation (PPT)

2001

Workshop on E-Business and Management Controls, Plenary Address, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Brussels – December 14, 2001. "Failure of Controls: An E-Commerce Epidemic." Presentation (PPT)

Keynote Address, Tenth Conference on Accounting Theory and Practice, SooChow University and Taiwan Accounting Association, Taipei – October 27, 2001. "Standards for Corporate Financial Reporting: Regulatory Competition Within and Across National Boundaries." Presentation (PPT)

Research Issues for Cross-Border Business Combinations and Strategic Alliances Conference , American Accounting Association, Berlin – June 22-25, 2001. "Research Issues in Accounting for Cross-Border Organizations." Presentation (PPT) Lecture Text (PDF)

2002

Washington Luncheon Address, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Conference – March 13, 2002. "Does Competition Offer a Way to Resolve the GAAP v. IAS Controversy?" Presentation (PPT)

2000

American Accounting Association's International Visiting Lecturer, Bogazici University, Istanbul, October 9, 2000. "Structure of Organizations for Production of Public and Private Goods".

1999

The International Symposium on Chinese Accounting in the New Century, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China – December 10-12, 1999. "Accounting: Continuity and Transition." Lecture Text (PDF), Presentation

Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Conference Plenary Address, American Accounting Association, Costa Mesa, CA – October 8, 1999. "Common Knowledge and Accounting." Lecture Text (PDF), Presentation

Presidential Research Lecture Presentation at Plenary Session, American Accounting Association, San Diego – August 18, 1999. "A Theory of Accounting and Control for Organizations Producing Public-Versus Private-Goods." Lecture Text (PDF), Presentation

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Working Papers/Notes

2014

Esplin, Adam, Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder. "Auditing and Private Capital Formation: A Field Study", New Working Paper, July 31, 2014.

Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. “Monopoly or Competition:Standard Setting in the Private and Public Sector." Revised July 2014 (First draft December 2007.)

2013

Sunder, Shyam, "Custom Fit or Off-the-Shelf Standards: Dilemma of Financial Reporting in Interactive World Economy." First draft 31May2013.

Fearnley,Stella and Shyam Sunder. Submission of Evidence to UK Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards. New Working Paper September 3, 2012. Financial News, March 22, 2013.

Prudence vs. Liquidity: Alternative Approaches to Money, Finance and Accounting, Workshop at Bocconi University, Milan, March 1, 2013. "Accounting Antecedents of the Financial Crisis" (powerpoint);; Summary of Remarks; Transcript of Remarks; Full Conference Audio (4:20 hours).

2011

Sunder, Shyam. “Corporate Disclosure: A Symposium.”  New working paper. December 30, 2011

Jamal, Karim, Yuri Biondi, Jonathan Glover, James A. Ohlson, Stephen Penman, Shyam Sunder (invited principal and co-author), Eiko Tsujiyama, and Jeff Wilks. “Some Conceptual Tensions in Financial Reporting ”  Revised September 15, 2011. (First draft May 27, 2011.)

Sunder, Shyam. "Statistical Studies of Financial Reports and Stock Markets." New Working Paper, September 13, 2011.

2010

Fiolleau, Krista, Kris Hoang, Karim Jamal, Shyam Sunder. "Engaging Auditors: Field Investigation of a Courtship." May 5, 2010. (Text (PDF)

2009

Sunder, Shyam. "Evaluating Research Impact." May 8, 2009. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Comments on the Security and Exchange Commission's Roadmap for Potential Use of Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by U.S. Issuers." (File Number S7-27-08). April 17, 2009. (Text (PDF) (Link)

2008

Sunder, Shyam. "Extensive Income and Value of the Firm: Who Gets What?" Revised October 30, 2008. Text (PDF)

Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. “Are Regulatory Mandate and Independence Necessary For Audit Quality?" October 13, 2008. Text (PDF)

Shyam, Manjula and Shyam Sunder. "Accounting and Governance in Kautilya's Arthasastra", First draft, August 9, 2008.

Colson, Robert, George Benston, Douglas Carmichael, Theodore Christensen, Karim Jamal, Stephen Moehrle, Shivaram Rajgopal, Thomas Stober, Shyam Sunder, and Ross Watts. Response to FAF Exposure Draft, "Proposed Changes to Oversight, Structure, and Operations of the FAF, FASB, and GASB". July 17, 2008. Text (PDF)

2007

Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. “Monopoly or Competition:Standard Setting in the Private and Public Sector.” December 2007. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “International and National Standards and Norms of Financial Reporting: Monopoly or Competitive Coexistence.” September 2007. Text (PDF). In French: “Des régulations comptables nationales et internationale : monopole ou coexistence concurrentielle.” September 2007. Text (PDF)

Bush, Tim, Stella Fearnley, and Shyam Sunder. “Auditor Liability Reforms in UK and US: A Comparative Review.” August 2007. Text (PDF)

2001

Sunder, Shyam. “Research Issues in Accounting for Cross-Border Organizations.” Notes on talk given at AAA Cross-Border Business Combinations and Strategic Alliances Conference, Berlin – June 22-25, 2001.

2000

Sunder, Shyam. “Determinants of Accounting Differentiation: Economic Sectors or National Boundaries.” July 12, 2000.

1999

Shah, Anish and Shyam Sunder. "Directors' Incentives and Corporate Performance." March 1999. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Structure of Organizations for Production of Public and Private Goods." February 1999. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Theory of Accounting and Control: Exercises and Problems." February 1999. Text (PDF)

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Books

Shyam Sunder. 2014. Teoria Da Contabilade E Do Controle. Sao Paulo, Brazil: Atlas. (Portuguese translation of Theory of Accounting and Control, 1997).

Sunder, Shyam and Yamaji Hidetoshi, eds. 2009. Japanese Accounting for Manufacturing Organization and International Accounting. Kobe Economics and Business Research Series No. 70. University of Kobe, March 2009, 180p. (Nihon no Monozukuri Sosiki Shikou no Kaikei to Kokusai Kaikei, (Kenkyusousyo 70) Koubedaigaku Keizaikeiei Kenkyusyo, 180peiji, 2009nen 3gatsu. シャム・サンダー、山地秀俊編著、『日本のもの造り組織指向 の会計と国際会計』〔研究叢書70〕神戸大学経済経営研究所 180 2009年3月。).

Sunder, Shyam and Hidetoshi Yamaji, eds. The Japanese Style of Business Accounting. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1999. ISBN 1-56720-219-5.

Sunder, Shyam. Theory of Accounting and Control. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western College Publishing, 1998. ISBN 0-538-86686-1. Abstract

Exercises and Problems (PDF)

Reviewed by Susan Perry, The Accounting Review 73, no. 3 (July 1997): 490-91; Robert Bloom, The Government Accountants Journal 46 no. 2 (Summer 1997): 18.

Japanese translation: Hidetoshi Yamaji, Kazumi Suzuki, Yoshinao Matsumoto, and Akira Kajiwara. Kaikei To Kontororu No Riron: Keiyaku Riron Ni Motozuku Kaikeigaku Nyumon. Tokyo: Keiso Shobo Publishing Company, 1998. ISBN 4-326-50146-4. Reviewed by Shota Otomasa, Kigyou Kaikei 51, no. 3 (March 1999). Abstract

Korean translation: Kim Gab-Ryong. Hwekewa Tongjae. Seoul: Dae Young Publishing Company, 1999. ISBN 89-7163-090-6. Abstract

Standard Chinese translation: Rong-Ruey Duh, Chia-shin Chiang, and Sin-Hui Yen. Kwai Ji Yu Kong Ter Si Tong: Si Wu Guan Cha Yu Lee Lun. Taipei: Yuan-Liou Publishing Company, 2000. ISBN 957-32-4102-1 (494).

Simplified Chinese Translation: Fang Hong Hsing, Wang Peng, Lee Hong Hsia, Kwai Ji You Kon Tz Li Lun. Dalien, China: Dongbei University of Finance and Economics Press, 2000.  ISBN 7-81044-687-8/F. 345.

Spanish translation: Nohora Garcia, Claudia Niño, Diego Hernandez, Manuel Muñoz and Pedro Nel Paez. Teorỉa de la contabilidad y el control. Bogota: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2005. ISBN 0-538-86686-1. Remarks Text (PDF)

Remarks on Release of the Spanish Edition. Presented to Faculty of Economic Sciences, National University of Columbia, Bogota, Columbia, August 17, 2005. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam and Hidetoshi Yamaji, eds. Kigyou Kaikei no Keizaigakuteka Bunseke [Economic Analysis of Business Accounting]. Tokyo: Chyuou Keizaisya, 1996. ISBN 4-502-14023-6. Abstract

Sunder, Shyam. Oil Industry Profits. National Energy Studies 170. Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1977. Abstract

Reviewed in The Accounting Review, April 1979, 478-479.

Sunder, Shyam. An Empirical Analysis of Stock Price and Risk as They Relate to Accounting Changes in Inventory Valuation Methods. Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, 1973. Abstracted in Journal of Finance 29, no. 5 (December 1974). Doctoral Dissertation. Text (PDF)

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Published Articles

2013

Sunder, Shyam. “Custom Fit or Off-the-Shelf Standards: Dilemma of Financial Reporting in Interactive World Economy” 3rd International Conference on Luca Pacioli in Accounting History/3rd Balkans & Middle East Countries on Accounting and Accounting History, Conference Proceedings Vol. I, June, 2013 pp.1-15

Sunder, Shyam. "Accounting Antecedents of the Financial Crisis," in Prudence vs. Liquidity: Alternative Approaches to Money, Finance and Accounting. Milan: Bocconi University and Paris: Autorité des normes comptables, 2013, pp. 33-38.

Fiolleau, Krista, Kris Hoang, Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder. "How Do Regulatory Reforms to Enhance Auditor Independence Work in Practice?" Contemporary Accounting Research Vol. 30 No. 3, Fall 2013, pp. 864-890.

Sunder, Shyam. "The Problem of Improving Financial Reporting." Izmir Review of Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pgs. 1-6, June 2013.

2012

Fearnley,Stella and Shyam Sunder. Submission of Evidence to UK Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, Financial News, October 19, 2012.

Sunder, Shyam and Stella Fearnley. "Global accounting rules -- an unfeasible aim." Financial Times, June 3, 2012.

Sunder, Shyam. "Corporate Disclosure: A Symposium" Accounting Horizons, Volume 26, Number 2, June 2012, pp. 353-355.

Tracey C. Ball, Jonathan Glover, Karim Jamal, Rozina Kassam, Ken Kouri, D. Brad Paterson, Suresh Radhakrishnan and Shyam Sunder, "Reviewing Rotation" CA Magazine, June/July 2012, pp.36-38.

Jamal, Karim, Yuri Biondi, Jonathan Glover, James A. Ohlson, Stephen Penman, Shyam Sunder (invited principal and co-author), Eiko Tsujiyama, and Jeff Wilks. “Some Conceptual Tensions in Financial Reporting”, Accounting Horizons, Vol. 26, Number 1, March 2012, pp. 125-133,

 

2011

Sunder, Shyam. "Paradox of Writing Clear Rules: Interplay of Financial Reporting and Engineering." The Japanese Accounting Review. 1 (2011) pp. 119-130.

Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. "Unregulated Markets for Audit Services." The Japanese Accounting Review, 1 (2011), 1-16

Sunder, Shyam. "IFRS Monopoly: The Pied Piper of Financial Reporting." Accounting and Business Research, 41:3, 291-306 (2011). " Student Discussion Thread from a Master's Class.

Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. "Is mandated independence necessary for audit quality?" Accounting, Organizations and Society 36 (2011), pp. 284-292

    1. Chris Chapman | Mark E. Peecher, “Worlds of Assurance,”
      Accounting, Organizations and Society, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 31 July 2011.
      http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036136821100064X

    2. Jere R. Francis, “Auditing without borders,”
      Accounting, Organizations and Society, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 23 July 2011.
      http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0361368211000626

    3. Jon S. Davis, “Insights from assurance analogs,”   
      Accounting, Organizations and Society, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 July 2011.
      http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0361368211000602

    4. Michael Power, “Assurance worlds: Consumers, experts and independence,”
      Accounting, Organizations and Society, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 July 2011.
      http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0361368211000614

Sunder, Shyam. "A Conductor of Wisdom", an interview with Professor Ishikawa, Weekly Report on Financial Accounting Vol. No. 3011, April 11, 2011, pp. 56-58. 財務会計上の週次レポート

Sunder, Shyam. “Allowing Financial Reporting Standards to Compete,” Weekly Report on Financial Accounting Vol. No. 3012  April 18, 2011, pp. 47-52. “複数基準の並存を,” 財務会計上の週次レポート

Sunder, Shyam. "Accounting, Economics, and Law - A Convivium" Volume 1 [2011], Issue 1, Article 8.

2010

Sunder, Shyam. "Held to account." ICGN (International Corporate Governance Network) Yearbook 2010, pp. 26-27.

James A. Ohlson, Stephen Penman, Robert Bloomfield, Theodore E. Christensen, Robert Colson, Karim Jamal, Stephen Moehrle, Gary Previts, thomas Stober, Shyam Sunder, and Ross L. Watts. "A Framework for Financial Reporting Standards: Issues and a Suggested Model." Accounting Horizons, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2010, pp. 471-485.

Bromwich, Michael, Richard Macve, and Shyam Sunder. "Hicksian Income in the Conceptual Framework" Abacus, Vol. 46, Issue 3, pp. 348-376. September, 2010.

Jeremy Hoskins, David Davis, Howard Flight, Patrick Evershed, Shyam Sunder, Stella Fearnley, Emile Woolf, and Timothy Bush, “UK Accounts Lack Proper Scrutiny,” The Times, July 27, 2010, p. 20.

Sunder, Shyam. Posting on Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation blog, Tuesday June 22, 2010. Discussion of Bromwich, Michael, Richard Macve, and Shyam Sunder. "Hicksian Income in the Conceptual Framework."

Sunder, Shyam. "Devising Efficient Accounting Standards." Indian School of Business ISBInsight, Spring 2010. Discussion with Professor Tarun Jain.

Sunder, Shyam. "True and Fair' as the Moral Compass of Financial Reporting." Research on Professional and Ethics in Accounting, Volume 14, 2010, pp 3 -11.

Sunder, Shyam. “Adverse Effects of Accounting Uniformity on Practice, Education, and Research.Journal of Accounting and Public Policy Vol. 29, Issue 2, March-April 2010, pp99-114.Link

Jamal, Karim; Bloomfield, Robert; Christensen, Theodore E.; Colson, Robert H.; Moehrle, Stephen; Ohlson, James; Penman, Stephen; Stober, Thomas; Sunder, Shyam; Watts, Ross L. "A Perspective on the Canadian Accounting Standards Board Exposure Draft on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for Private Enterprises."Accounting Horizons, Mar2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p129-137, 9p.

Jamal, Karim; Bloomfield, Robert; Christensen, Theodore E.; Colson, Robert H.; Moehrle, Stephen; Ohlson, James; Penman, Stephen; Stober, Thomas; Sunder, Shyam; Watts, Ross L. "A Research-Based Perspective on the SEC's Proposed Rule-Roadmap for the Potential Use of Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance with International Reporting Standards (IFRS) by U.S. Issuers." Accounting Horizons, Mar2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p139-147, 9p.

Moehrle, Stephen; Stober, Thomas; Jamal, Karim; Bloomfield, Robert; Christensen, Theodore E.; Colson, Robert H.; Ohlson, James; Penman, Stephen; Sunder, Shyam; Watts, Ross L. " Response to the Financial Accounting Standard Board's and the International Accounting Standard Board's Joint discussion Paper entitled Preliminary on Financial Statement Presentation." Accounting Horizons, Mar2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p149-158, 10p. Text (PDF)

2009

Sunder, Shyam. 2009. “Kobe Forum Perspectives on Japanese Accounting and Management Research,” in Shyam Sunder and Yamaji Hidetoshi, eds. Japanese Accounting for Manufacturing Organization and International Accounting, Kobe Economics and Business Research Series No. 70. University of Kobe, March 2009, pp. 165-180. Text (PDF)

George J. Benston, Theodore E. Christensen, Robert H. Colson, Karim Jamal, Stephen R.Moehrle, Shivaram Rajgopal, Thomas L. Stober, Shyam Sunder and ross L. Watts, “Response to FAF Exposure Draft on Proposed Changes to Oversight, Structure, and Operations of the FAF, FASB, and GASB .” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol. 28, Issues 1, 2009, pp. 51-57.

Sunder, Shyam.  “IFRS and the Accounting Consensus"  Accounting Horizons Vol. 23, No.1 (March 2009) pp. 101-111. Text (PDF)

2008

Sunder, Shyam. "SEC's mandate will lead to a monopoly." Financial Times September 17, 2008. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Building Research Culture" China Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 1 Issue 1. (June 2008) Text (PDF); Chinese Translation (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "International and National Standards and Norms of Financial Reporting: Monopoly or Competitive Coexistence", General Accounting Theory. (2008) pp.13-20.

Shyam, Manjula and Shyam Sunder, 2008. “Appraising Accounting and Business Concepts in Kautilya's Arthasaastra,” in Cengiz Toraman, ed. Proceedings of the World Congress of Accounting Historians, Vol. I (pp. 69-81). Istanbul, Turkey: Association of Accounting and Finance Academicians. Text (PDF)

Jamal, Karim, George Benston, Douglas Carmichael, Theodore Christensen, Robert H. Colson, Stephen Moerhle, Shivaram Rajgopal, Thomas Stober, Shyam Sunder, and Ross Watts. “A Perspective on the SEC’s Proposal to Accept Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Without Reconciliation to U.S. GAAP.” Accounting Horizons 22, no. 2 (June 2008). Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Better Corporate Governance: What, Why and How?" Warsaw Academy TIGER and LKAEM Distinguished Lecture Series, Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, Warsaw - March 28, 2008. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam.  “Econometrics of Fair Values.Accounting Horizons 22 no.1 (March 2008): 111-125.

2007

Sunder, Shyam. 2007. “Not by Will: Baxter and the Rise of Authoritative Accounting Standards,” in Pauline Weetman, “Comments on Deprival Value and Standard Setting in Measurement: From a Symposium to Celebrate the Work of Professor William T. Baxter,” Accounting and Business Research. Kingston upon Thames. Vol. 37, iss. 3; pp. 233-242 Text (PDF)Link

Sunder, Shyam. “Des regulations comptables nationales et internationale: monopole ou coexistence concurrentielle.” La Revue Du Financier 168, (November/December 2007): 18-24. Text (PDF) Link

English Translation: Sunder, Shyam. "International and National Standards and Norms of Financial Reporting: Monopoly or Competitive Coexistence." General Accounting Theory (2008): 13-20. Republished in translation from French: Sunder, Shyam. “Des regulations comptables nationales et internationale: monopole ou coexistence Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Interview with President AAA” by Ranjan Kumar Bal. Indian Journal of Accounting 37, no. 2 (June 2007): 83-85. Text (PDF)

Fearnley, Stella and Shyam Sunder. “Bring Back Prudence.” Accountancy, October 2007. Text (PDF)

Fearnley, Stella and Shyam Sunder. “Pursuit of Convergence is Coming at Too High a Cost.” The Financial Times, August 23, 2007. Text (PDF) Link

Sunder, Shyam. “Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty.” Accounting Education News, Summer 2007. Text (PDF)

Fearnley, Stella and Shyam Sunder. “Competition Required to Reduce Standards Complexities.” The Financial Times, May 17, 2007. Text (PDF)

Antle, Rick and Shyam Sunder. "What Happened to the Accounting Profession?" By Ben Mattison. Q1 (Spring 2007): 63-71. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Economizing Principle in Accounting Research." In Essays in Accounting Theory in Honour of Joel S. Demski edited by Rick Antle, Pierre Jinghong Liang, and Frøystein Gjesdal, 295-310. New York: Springer, 2007. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Invitation to Chicago, Illinois.” Accounting Education News, Spring 2007. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Academic Journals and Scholarship.” Accounting Education News, Winter 2007. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Imagined Worlds of Accounting." Accounting Education News, Fall 2006.  Text (PDF) A longer version was published in Japanese as “Imagined Worlds of Accounting.” Accounting [Japanese] 59, no. 5 (May 2007): 113-119. Text (PDF); Reprinted in Accounting, Economics, and Law: A Convivium, Volume 1, Issue 1 (2011), Article 8 Text (PDF).

2006

Fearnley, Stella and Shyam Sunder. “Civil approach to audit avoids the reckless penalties.” The Financial Times, September 14, 2006. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Uniform Financial Reporting Standards: Reconsidering the Top-Down Push.” The CPA Journal, April 2007. An earlier draft was published in Turkish as “Tekdüzen Finansal Raporlama Standartlarınının Yukarıdan Aşağıya Uygulanmak İstenmesi Niçin Tekrar Düşünülmeli?” [Why Reconsider the Top-Down Push for Uniform Financial Reporting Standards?] Muhasebe ve Finansman Dergisi 31 (July 2006): 6-10. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Accounting as the Foundation of Engineering of Organizations.” Communicator, Fall/Winter 2006. Text (PDF)

2005

Fearnley, Stella and Shyam Sunder. “Global Reporting Standards: The Esperanto of Accounting.” Accountancy, May 2006. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Minding Our Manners: Accounting as Social Norms.” The British Accounting Review 37 (December 2005): 367-387. Text (PDF)  

Sunder, Shyam. “Social Norms versus Standards of Accounting.” In General Accounting Theory: Towards Balanced Development edited by Mieczysław Dobija and Susan Martin, 157-177. Cracow, Poland: Cracow University of Economics, 2005. Text (PDF)

Fearnley, Stella and Shyam Sunder. “The Headlong Rush to Global Standards.” The Financial Times, October 27, 2005. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Changing Expectations as a Source of and Remedy for Corruption.” The Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management 17, no. 3 (Fall 2005): 420-423. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Jamal, Karim, Michael Maier, and Shyam Sunder. “Enforced Standards Versus Evolution by General Acceptance: A Comparative Study of E-Commerce Privacy Disclosure and Practice in The US and UK.” Journal of Accounting Research 43, no. 1 (March 2005), 73-96. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam, panelist. “Accounting Reform: Progress and Unresolved Problems.” In Restoring Trust in America’s Business Institutions: Sloan Project on Business Institutions: Conference Proceedings, November 6-7, 2003 edited by Margaret M. Blair and William W. Bratton, 47-51. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Law Center, 2005. Text (PDF)

2004

Balakrishnan, Ramji, K. Sivaramakrishnan, and Shyam Sunder. “A Resource Granularity Framework for Estimating Opportunity Costs.” Accounting Horizons 18, no. 3 (September 2004): 197-206. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF), Presentation

Sunder, Shyam. “Competition in the Market for Audit Services and Corporate Governance.” Insight Into How Companies Should Be Run. Dow-Jones Corporate Governance, August 4, 2004. Text (PDF)

Anish Shah, Shyam Sunder, "Directors' Incentives and Corporate Performance." Nankai Business Review, 2004, Issue 4, pp 4-14.

Sunder, Shyam. “Interaction of Market Discipline and Public Policy: Discussion.” In Market Discipline Across Countries and Industries edited by Claudio Borio, William C. Hunter, George Kaufman, and Kostas Tsatsaronis, 341-345. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Contract Theory and Strategic Management: Balancing Expectations and Actions.” In General Accounting Theory: Towards Balancing the Society edited by Mieczysław Dobija and Susan Martin, 231-249. Warsaw, Poland: Leon Koźmiński Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, 2004. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Jamal, Karim, Michael Maier, and Shyam Sunder. “Regulation and the Marketplace.” Regulation: The CATO Review of Business and Government 26, no. 4 (Winter 2003-2004): 38-41. Text (PDF)

2003

Sunder, Shyam. “Accounting: Labor, Capital and Product Markets.” In General Accounting Theory edited by Mieczysław Dobija, 187-203. Cracow, Poland: Cracow University of Economics, 2003. Abstract (PDF) , Text (PDF)

Arya, Anil, Jonathan Glover, and Shyam Sunder. “Are Unmanaged Earnings Always Better for Shareholders?” Supplement, Accounting Horizons 17 (2003): 111-116. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Rethinking the Structure of Accounting and Auditing.” Indian Accounting Review 7, no. 1 (June 2003): 1-15. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF) An earlier draft was published in Chinese as [Political Economy of the Accounting Collapse in the U.S.] in Accounting Research Monthly no. 204 “Mining Intellectual Capital” (November 2002): 32-42 Text (PDF) and in German as “Politish-ökonomische Betrachtungen zum Zusammenbruch der Rechnungslegung in den USA” [Political Economy of the Accounting Collapse in the U.S.]. Die Wirtschaftsprüfung 56, no. 4 (15, February 2003): 141-150. Text (PDF)

Jamal, Karim, Michael Maier, and Shyam Sunder, "Privacy in E-Commerce: Development of Reporting Standards, Disclosure and Assurance Services in an Unregulated Market." Journal of Accounting Research 41, no. 2 (May 2003): 285-309. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

2002

Sunder, Shyam. "Knowing What Others Know: Common Knowledge, Accounting, and Capital Markets." Accounting Horizons 16, no. 4 (December 2002): 305-318. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Duh, Rong-Ruey, Karim Jamal, and S. Sunder. "Control and Assurance In e-Commerce: Privacy, Integrity and Security at eBay." Taiwan Accounting Review 3, no. 1 (October 2002): 1-27. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF) , Chinese Abstract (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Regulatory Competition among Accounting Standards within and across International Boundaries." Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 21, no. 3 (2002): 219-234. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF), Corp. Governance Presentation

Ukranian Translation. Сандер, Шуам. “Конкуренція у регламентації облікових стандартів у меҗах міҗнародних кордонів та крізь них,” Л.В. НападовсЬка, ред. Теорія бухгалтерського обліку: монографія. Київ. Нац. Торг.-екон. Ун-т, 2008, 503-515. ISBN 966-629-356-0. Republished in Ukrainian translation from: Sunder, Shyam. "Regulatory Competition among Accounting Standards within and across International Boundaries." Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 21, no. 3 (2002): 219-234. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Regulatory Competition for Low Cost-of-Capital Accounting Rules.” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 21, no. 2 (2002): 147-9. Text (PDF)

Demski, Joel S., John Fellingham, Jonathan Glover, Yuji Ijiri, Pierre Liang, and Shyam Sunder. “Some Thoughts on the Intellectual Foundations of Accounting." Accounting Horizons 16, no. 2 (June 2002): 157-168. Text (PDF)

Balakrishnan, Ramji, K. Sivaramakrishnan and Shyam Sunder. “Is the Opportunity Cost of Idle Capacity Zero? Coase (1938) Versus Managerial Accounting Circa 2000.” Indian Accounting Review 6, no. 1 (June 2002): 13-26. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Management Control, Expectations, Common Knowledge, and Culture." Journal of Management Accounting Research 14 (2002): 173-187. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)

Sunder, Shyam. “Stability of Monetary Unit and Informativeness of Corporate Financial Reporting.” In Monetary Unit Stability in Holistic Approach edited by Mieczysław Dobija, 9-26. Warsaw, Poland: Leon Kozmonski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, 2002. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)

Sunder, Shyam. “Accounting: Continuity and Transition.” In Research in Accounting Regulation 14 edited by Gary J. Previts, 229-243. Oxford: Elsevier Science, 2002. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

2001

Dye, Ronald A. and Shyam Sunder. “Why Not Allow the FASB and IASB Standards to Compete in the U.S.?” Accounting Horizons 15, no. 3 (September 2001): 257-71. Reprinted in Developments in International Accounting—International Harmonization of Accounting edited by Christopher W. Nobes. Surrey, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.  Reprinted in International Financial Reporting Standards: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management edited by Chris Nobes and David Alexander. London: Routledge, [forthcoming January 2008]. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

2000

Sunder, Shyam. “Discussion of ‘An Experimental Investigation of Self-Serving Biases in an Auditing Trust Game: The Effect of Group Affiliation’ by Ronald R. King.” In Proceedings of the 14th Symposium on Auditing Research edited by Mark E. Peecher and Ira Solomon, 37-40. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 2000. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Discussion: ‘Analysis of the Impact of Accounting Accruals on Earnings Uncertainty and Response Coefficients,’ By Gerald A. Feltham and Jinhan Pae.” Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, n.s., 15, no. 3 (Summer 2000): 221-224. Text (PDF), Ponytail Barometer(PDF).

1999

Sunder, Shyam. “Classical, Stewardship and Market Perspectives on Accounting: A Synthesis.” In The Japanese Style of Business Accounting edited by Shyam Sunder and Hidetoshi Yamaji, 17-31. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1999. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)

Sunder, Shyam. "Design and Implementation of Contracts: A Comparison of Factor Markets Relevant to Financial Reporting in Japan and the U.S.” In The Japanese Style of Business Accounting edited by Shyam Sunder and Hidetoshi Yamaji, 209-220. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1999. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1998

Arya, Anil, Jonathan Glover and Shyam Sunder. “Earnings Management and the Revelation Principle.”  Review of Accounting Studies 3, nos. 1-2 (1998): 7-34.

1997

Sunder, Shyam. “Accounting and the Firm: A Contract Theory.” Indian Accounting Review 1, no. 1 (June 1997): 1-19. GSIA Reprint No. 1475.Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)

Ukranian Translation: Сандер, Шуам. “Бухгалтерський обпік та контроль,” Л.В. НападовсЬка, ред. Теорія бухгалтерського обліку: монографія. Київ. Нац. Торг.-екон. Ун-т, 2008, 11-26. ISBN 966-629-356-0. Republished in Ukrainian translation from: Sunder, Shyam. “Accounting and the Firm: A Contract Theory.” Indian Accounting Review 1, no. 1 (June 1997): 1-19. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Security Markets and Accounting Standards: Lessons from Research.” The Chinese Accounting Review 30 (March 1997): 1-31. GSIA Reprint No. 1474. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1996

Sunder, Shyam. “An Experimental Investigation of Liability Rules and Damage Measures: Discussion.” In Proceedings of the 12th Symposium on Auditing Research edited by Ira Solomon, 49-54. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 26-28, 1996. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam and Hidetoshi Yamaji. “Kigyou Kaikei no Keizaigakuteki Bunseki” [Economic Analysis of Business Accounting]. In Kigyou Kaikei no Keizaigakuteki Bunseki [Economic Analysis of Business Accounting] edited by Shyam Sunder and Hidetoshi Yamaji, 1-11. Tokyo: Chyuou Keizaisya, 1996. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Keiyakurironteki Kigyoukan to Daitaitei Kaikeikan: Kontenteki, Kantenkara, Jutakusekininjou no Kentenkara, Oyobi Sijouapurouchikara Kaikei wo Rikaisi, Tougousuru Shian” [Contract-Based Theory of the Firm and Alternative Forms of Accounting: Classical, Stewardship and Market Perspectives]. In Kigyou Kaikei no Keizaigakuteka Bunseki [Economic Analysis of Business Accounting] edited by Shyam Sunder and Hidetoshi Yamaji, 13-33. Tokyo: Chyuou Keizaisya (1996). Text (PDF)

1995

Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. “Convexity of Valuation Accuracy Function: Empirical Evidence for the Canadian Economy.” Contemporary Accounting Research 11, no. 2 (Spring 1995): 961-972. GSIA Reprint No. 1467. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1994

Sunder, Shyam. “Economic Incentives as a Substitute for Detailed Accounting Requirements: The Case of Compensation Value of Stock Options.” Accounting Horizons 8, no. 2 (June 1994): 110. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1991

Lim, Suk and Shyam Sunder. “Efficiency of Asset Valuation Rules Under Price Movement and Measurement Errors.” The Accounting Review 66, no. 4 (October 1991): 669-693. GSIA Reprint No. 1414. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Ijiri, Yuji and Shyam Sunder. “Reals and Ideals of Accounting Education: Building Educational Leverages on Fundamentals.” In Models of Accounting Education edited by Gary L. Sundem and Corine T. Norgaard, 1-13. Accounting Education Change Commission, 1991. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Measuring Research Accomplishments.” Issues in Accounting Education 6, no. 1 (Spring 1991): 134-138. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1990

Sunder, Shyam and Yuji Ijiri. “Information Technologies and Organizations” (an interview with Herbert A. Simon). The Accounting Review 65, no. 3 (July 1990): 658-667. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Lim, Suk S. and Shyam Sunder. “Accuracy of Linear Valuation Rules in Industry-Segmented Environments.” Journal of Accounting and Economics 13 (1990): 167-188. ABtract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Donegan, Jim and Shyam Sunder. “Contract Theoretic Analysis of Off-Balance Sheet Financing.” Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance 4, no. 2 (1989): 203-216. Reprinted in Off-Balance Sheet Activities edited by Joshua Ronen, Anthony Saunders, and Ashwinpaul C. Sondhi, 103-116. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1990. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF).

1989

Sunder, Shyam. “Proof That in an Efficient Market, Event Studies Can Provide No Systematic Guidance to Making of Accounting Standards and Disclosure Policy.” Contemporary Accounting Research 5, no. 2 (1989): 452-460. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Stock Market Volatility and Market for Information.” Minnesota Management Review, Spring 1989. Abstract (PDF)

1988

Dhaliwal, Dan and Shyam Sunder. “Mergers, Acquisitions, and Takeovers: Wealth Effects on Various Economic Agents.” In Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth: Corporate Reorganizations Through Mergers, Acquisitions, and Leveraged Buyouts edited by Gary Libecap, 169-190 (Supplement 1). Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1988. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Political Economy of Accounting Standards.” Journal of Accounting Literature 7 (1988): 31-41. Reprinted in Master of Business Administration 60, no. 1 (Jan -Feb 2003): 30-35. ISSN: 1231-0328. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1987

Amershi, Amin H. and Shyam Sunder. “Failure of Stock Prices to Discipline Managers in a Rational Expectations Economy.” Journal of Accounting Research 25, no. 2 (Autumn 1987): 177-195. Abstract (PDF). Text (PDF)

Shih, Michael S. H. and Shyam Sunder. “Design and Tests of an Efficient Search Algorithm for Accurate Linear Valuation Systems.” Contemporary Accounting Research 4, no. 1 (Fall 1987): 16-31. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1986

Sunder, Shyam. “Birds, Baseball and Reverend Bayes: How to Train an Auditor.” Minnesota Management Review 5, no. 2 (Winter 1986): 3. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Bingo Cages, Common Knowledge and Accounting Disclosure.” Minnesota Management Review 5, no. 3 (Autumn 1986): 6-7. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1985

Sunder, Shyam. “The LIFO Paradox and Efficient Stock Markets.” Minnesota Management Review 6, no. 2 (March 1985): 5-6. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1984

Sunder, Shyam and Gregory Waymire. “Accuracy of Exchange Valuation Rules: Additivity and Unbiased Estimation.” Journal of Accounting Research 22, no. 1 (Spring 1984): 396-405. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Limits to Information.” In 1983 Accounting Research Convocation; Proceedings edited by Kathleen Bindon, 101-110. School of Accountancy, University of Alabama, 1984. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF).

Sunder, Shyam and Shailesh Haribhakti. “Economic Interest and Accounting Standards.” In Modern Accounting Theory: History, Survey and Guide edited by Richard V. Mattessich, 165-171. Vancouver, Canada: CCGA Research Foundation, 1984. Text (PDF)

1983

Sunder, Shyam and Gregory Waymire. “Marginal Gains in Accuracy of Valuation from Increasingly Specific Price Indexes: Empirical Evidence for the U.S. Economy.” Journal of Accounting Research 21, no. 2 (Autumn 1983): 565-580. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Simpson’s Reversal Paradox and Cost Allocation.” Journal of Accounting Research 22, no. 1 (Spring 1983): 222-233. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. Review of “Financial Econometrics: For Researchers in Finance and Accounting” by H. Russell Fogler and Sundaram Ganapathy. The Accounting Review 58, no. 1 (January 1983): 190. Text (PDF)

1982

Joyce, Edward J., Robert Libby, and Shyam Sunder. “FASB’s Qualitative Characteristics of Accounting Information: A Study of Definitions and Validity.” Journal of Accounting Research 20, no. 2, pt. II (Autumn 1982): 654-675. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. Contributor to Kohler’s Dictionary for Accountants, 6th ed., edited by W. W. Cooper and Yuji Ijiri. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982.

Sunder, Shyam. “Research on Accounting and Reporting Policy.” In Accounting Dissertations: Research Design and Implementation, Proceedings of the Big Ten Doctoral Consortium edited by Daniel Jensen, 21-30. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University, 1982. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1981

Sunder, Shyam. “Why is the FASB Making Too Many Accounting Rules?” The Wall Street Journal, April 17, 1981. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Plott, Charles R. and Shyam Sunder. “A Synthesis,” in “Studies on Standardization of Accounting Practices: An Assessment of Alternative Institutional Arrangements,” supplement, Journal of Accounting Research 19 (1981): 227-239. Text (PDF)

1980

Sunder, Shyam. Review of “Performance Measurement of the Petroleum Industry” by Alan R. Beckenstein, Leslie E. Grayson, Susan M. Overholt and Timothy F. Sutherland. The Accounting Review 55, no. 4 (October 1980): 693. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Corporate Capital Investment, Accounting Methods and Earnings: A Test of the Control Hypothesis.” Journal of Finance 35, no. 2 (May 1980): 553-565. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Dopuch, N. and Shyam Sunder. “FASB’s Statement on Objectives and Elements of Financial Reporting: A Review.” The Accounting Review 55, no. 1 (January 1980): 1-22. Reprinted in Financial Accounting Theory: Issues and Controversies edited by T. Keller and S. Zeff. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985. Reprinted in Accounting Theory and Policy: A Reader edited by R. Bloom and Pieter T. Elgers, 66-88. 2nd ed. New York: Harcourt, 1986. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Discussion on the Role of Accounting in Financial Disclosure.” Accounting Organizations and Society 5, no. 1 (1980): 81-86. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1979

Lev, Baruch and Shyam Sunder. “Methodological Issues in the Use of Financial Ratios.” Journal of Accounting and Economics 1, no. 3 (December 1979): 187-210. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Grove, Hugh, Theodore Mock and Shyam Sunder (as the Qualitative Characteristics Subcommittee of the Committee on Financial Reporting). “Response to the Exposure Draft on Qualitative Characteristics: Criteria for Selecting and Evaluating Financial Accounting and Reporting Policies of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.” American Accounting Association, October 1979. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Statement at the Public Hearings on Measurement-Changing Prices Before the Financial Accounting Standards Board.” FASB Public Record, June 6, 1979. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Commentary.” In Oil Pipelines and Public Policy edited by Edward J. Mitchell, 113-116. Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute, 1979. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Prakash, P. and Shyam Sunder. “A Case Against Separation of Current Operating Profit and Holding Gains.” The Accounting Review 54, no. 1 (January 1979): 1-22. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1978

Sunder, Shyam. “Accuracy of Exchange Valuation Rules.” Journal of Accounting Research 16, no. 2 (Autumn 1978): 341-367. Text (PDF)

1976

Sunder, Shyam. “Optimal Choice Between FIFO and LIFO.” Journal of Accounting Research 14, no. 2 (Autumn 1976): 277-300. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Discussion of Competitive Information in the Stock Market: An Empirical Study of Earnings, Dividends and Analysts’ Forecasts.” Journal of Finance 31, no. 2 (May 1976): 680-684. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “A Note on Estimating the Economic Impact of the LIFO Method of Inventory Valuation.” The Accounting Review 51, no. 2 (April 1976): 287-291. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Properties of Accounting Numbers Under Full Costing and Successful Efforts Costing in the Petroleum Industry.” The Accounting Review 51, no. 1 (January 1976): 1-18. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Comparability of Divergent Financial Statements in the Petroleum Exploration Industry.” In Proceedings of the Conference on Topical Research in Accounting edited by Michael Schiff and George Sorter, 251-265. New York: Ross Institute of Accounting Research (New York University), 1976. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1975

Sunder, Shyam. “Stock Price and Risk Related to Accounting Changes in Inventory Evaluation.” The Accounting Review 50, no. 2 (April 1975): 305-315.  Abstracted in The C.F.A. Digest 5, no. 3 (Summer 1975). Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Properties of Accounting Numbers Under Various Definitions of Cost Centers in the Petroleum Exploration Industry.” In Proceedings of the Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association edited by Kenneth S. Most, 259-274. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University, 1975. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Relationship Between Accounting Changes and Stock Prices: Problems of Measurement and Some Empirical Evidence” in “Empirical Studies in Accounting: Selected Studies,” ed. Nicholas Dopuch, supplement, Journal of Accounting Research (1973): 1-45.Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

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Experimental Economics and Finance


Presentations

2014

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, July 2, 2014.

Experimental Finance 2014 Conference, University of Zurich, Zurich Switzerland, June 22-24, 2014.

Book presentation, Risky Curves: On the empirical failure of expected utility.

Barcelona LeeX Experimental Economics Summer School in Macroeconomics, Universitate Pompeu Febra, Barcelona, June 13-14, 2014.

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 5rd LeeX International Conference on Theoretical and Experimental Macroeconomics, Barcelona, June 10, 2014. “Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility.

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, May 7, 2014. "Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility." Synopsis and Chapter Abstracts.

Yale School of Management Faculty Workshop, April 30, 2014. "Short Investment Horizons, Higher Order Beliefs, and Difficulty of Backward Induction: Price Bubbles and Indeterminancy in Financial Markets."

Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University, February 19, 2014. "Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility."

2013

Yale School of Management Faculty Workshop, November 6, 2013., "On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility."

Society for Experimental Finance, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, June 27-29, 2013, Keynote Address, "Experimental Finance: Responsibilities of Coming of Age." Tilburg Interview (video)

Kozminsky Academy, Warsaw, Poland. June 22, 2013.

Fourth LeeX International Conference on Theoretical and Experimental Macroeconomics, Barcelona GSE Summer Forum, Universitat Pompeu Febra, Barcelona, Spain, June 11-12, 2013.

Barcelona LeeX Experimental Economics Summer School in Macroeconomics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, June 15, 2013.

Monash University, Department of Economics, Melbourne, Australia, May 17, 2013. "Decoupling Markets and Individuals: Rational Expectations Equilibrium Outcomes from Information Dissemination among Boundedly-Rational Traders."

Yale Micro Theory Lunch, Yale Department of Economics, May 7, 2013. "Decoupling Markets and Individuals: Rational Expectations Equilibrium Outcomes from Information Dissemination among Boundedly-Rational Traders."

Fundação Getulio Vargas, Escola De Administração De Empresas De São Paulo, Brazil. March 12, 2013. "What Have We Learned From Experimental Finance?"

Prudence vs. Liquidity: Alternative Approaches to Money, Finance and Accounting, Workshop at Bocconi University, Milan, March 1, 2013. "Accounting Antecedents of the Financial Crisis" Summary of Remarks

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India; Lecture to Master’s Students, “Foundations of Economics,” January 10, 2013

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India; Conference on Social Science Research: Issues, Challenges and Strategies, January 10, 2013:

"Experimental Research in Social Sciences: Economics."

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India; Conference on Social Science Research: Issues, Challenges and Strategies, January 9, 2013:

"Social Science Research: Challenges and Strategies."

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India; Lecture to Master’s Students, “What Have We Learned from Experimental Finance?” January 11, 2013.

Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India. Lecture to Master’s Students, “Foundations of Economics,” January 10, 2013.

Conference on Social Science Research: Issues, Challenges and Strategies, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India, January 10-11, 2013.

2012

Silver Jubilee International Conference, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, December 1-3, 2012, "Experimental Economics."

Economics Science Association, Tucson, November 17, 2012. "Risky Curves: From Unobservable Utility to Observable Opportunity Sets."

Economic Science Association, Tucson, November 17, 2012. "Decoupling Markets and Individuals: Rational Expectations Equilibrium Outcomes from Information Dissemination among Boundedly-Rational Traders."

Yale School of Management Faculty Workshop, November 14, 2012. "Decoupling Markets and Individuals: Rational Expectations Equilibrium Outcomes from Information Dissemination among Boundedly-Rational Traders."

Whitney Humanities Center, New Haven, CT, October 3, 2012. "Individual Behavior and Social Structures."

Kozminsky Academy, Warsaw, Poland. June 23, 2012.

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 3rd LeeX International Conference on Theoretical and Experimental Macroeconomics, Barcelona, June 18-19, 2012.

Barcelona LeeX Experimental Economics Summer School in Macroeconomics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, June 12, 2012.

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, June 11, 2012. "Why Experimental Asset Markets?"

Economics Workshop, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University, April 5, 2012. "Risky Curves: From Unobservable Utility to Observable Opportunity Sets."

Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, March 21, 2012. "Markets as Artifacts: Aggregate Efficiency from Zero-Intelligence Traders."

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, March 3-5, 2012.

Experimental Economics, Accounting and Society: A Conference in Memory of John Dickhaut, Economic Science Institute, Chapman University, January 13-14, 2012, “Comments on ‘Transparency, Efficiency and Distribution of Economic Welfare in Pass-Through Investment Trust Games.’

Memorial Service for John Dickhaut, Chapman University, January 14, 2012. John Wilson Dickhaut.

2011

Faculty Research Workshop, Yale School of Management, November 30, 2011. "Financing of a Public Good by Taxation in a General Equilibrium Economy: Theory and Experimental Evidence."

Fourth Workshop on Empirical and Experimental Economics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, October 10, 2011. "Risky Curves: From Unobservable Utility to Observable Opportunity Sets."

Max Planck Institute for Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany, July 14, 2011. Laboratory Experiments in Economics: Coming of Age."

Max Planck Institute for Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany, July 14, 2011. Financing of Public Good by Taxation in a General Equilibrium Economy: theory and Experimental Evidence."

Max Planck Institute for Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany, July 11, 2011. Risky Curves: From Unobservable Utility to Observable Opportunity Sets."

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics Symposium, Krakow, Poland, June 15-17, 2011. "Discussion Comments on Zev J. Eigen's 'When and Why Individuals Obey Form-Adhesive Contracts: Experimental Evidence of Consent, Compliance, Promise and Performance,'" June 2011 Draft. These comments were written in response to the companion paper, also by Eigen and available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1640245, which had been presented at the conference.

SOM Faculty Workshop, Yale University, April 6, 2011. "Risky Curves: From Unobservable Utility to Observable Opportunity Sets." (Joint work with Daniel Friedman, UC Santa Cruz.)

2010

The Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University, Xiamen China, December 15 - 16, 2010. . "Default Penalty as a Disciplinary and Selection Mechanism in Presence of Multiple Equilibria."

Micro Lunch, Department of Economics, Yale University, November 2, 2010. "Risky Curves: From Unobservable Utility to Observable Opportunity Sets." (Joint work with Daniel Friedman)

Center for Study of Science and Technology Policy, Begaluru, India, August 20, 2010, “Efficient Mechanisms for Private and Public Goods.”

Keynote address at IMPRS Uncertainty Summer School, Max Planck Institute, Jena, Germany, August 7, 2010. "Risky Curves: From Unobservable Utility to Observable Sets."

2009

Conference on Experimental Social Sciences, University of Bombay, December 28-29, 2009. "Structure and Behavior: Experiments in Social Sciences." Presentation (PPT)

Workshop on Experimental Social Sciences, Mumbai Vidyapeeth, Mumbai, December 28-29, 2009. "Default Penalty as a Disciplinary and Selection Mechanism in Presence of Multiple Equilibria." Presentation (PPT)

Competition Commission of India, Delhi, January 7, 2009. "Markets, Competition and Efficiency." Presentation (PPT)

University of Warsaw, Poland - May 22, 2009. "Three Minimal Market Institutions with Human and Algorithmic Agents: Theory and Experimental Evidence." Presentation (PPT)

Zimmerman Foundation Lecture, 2009 Asia-Pacific Meetings of the Economic Science Association, University of Haifa, Israel, March 26, 2009. "Fiat Money in Laboratory: Foundations of Experimental Macroeconomics." Presentation (PPT)

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - February 4, 2009. "Markets, competition and generation of Wealth in Society." Abstract Presentation (PPT)

Renmin University, Beijing, China - January 15, 2009. Discussion on research program for experiemental economics laboratory.

Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China - January 11, 2009. "An Economy with Personal Currency: Theory and Evidence" Presentation (PPT)

2008

Nevsehir University, Nevsehir, Turkey, November 28, 2008. "The Global Financial Crisis: Reflections on Impact on Developing Economics." Presentation (PPT)

Yale School of Management Faculty Workshop, New Haven, CT - October 1, 2008. "An Economy with Personal Currency: Theory and Evidence." Martin Angerer, Jurgen Huber, Martin Shubik and Shyam Sunder." Presentation (PPT)

Centre Economie Paris Nord & Laboratoire Analyse, Geometrie et Applications Joint Seminar, Universite Paris Nord 13, Paris, France - May 26, 2008. "Price bubbles sans Dividend Anchors: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets," (joint work with Shinich Hirota).. Presentation (PPT)

University of Tokyo and Yale University Symposium on Mind, Brain and Society: Neurocognitive Approaches to the Social Sciences - Yale University, New Haven CT - April 25, 2008. "Determinants of Economic Interaction: Behavior or Structure." Presentation (PPT)

Warsaw Academy TIGER and LKAEM Distinguished Lecture Series, Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, Warsaw, Poland - March 27, 2008. "Price Bubbles sans Dividend Anchors: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets". Presentation (PPT)

Warsaw Academy TIGER and LKAEM Distinguished Lecture Series, Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, Warsaw, Poland - March 27, 2008. "What Have We Learned from Experimental Finance?" Presentation (PPT)

Panel on The Future of Agent-Based Research in Economics, Eastern Economic Association, Boston MA - March 8, 2008. "Contribution of Agent-Based Modeling to Economics." (Text PDF)

Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada - February 1, 2008. "Price Bubbles sans Dividend Anchors: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets." (Presentation PPT)

University of Tokyo - January 22, 2008. "Everyone-a-banker or Ideal Credit Acceptance Game: Theory and Evidence." Presentation (PPT)

Waseda University - January 22, 2008. "Everyone-a-banker or Ideal Credit Acceptance Game: Theory and Evidence." Presentation (PPT )

Osaka University - January 21, 2008. "Everyone-a-banker or Ideal Credit Acceptance Game: Theory and Evidence." Presentation (PPT)

Indian Institute of Management - January 18, 2008. "Why Experimental Finance?" Presentation (PPT)

2007

Institute for Financial and Management Research - December 21, 2007.: "Everyone-a-banker or the Ideal Credit Acceptance Game: Theory and Evidence." Presentation (PPT)

Center for Analytical Research in Technology Seminar, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University – October 10, 2007. “Humans, Automatons and Markets.” Presentation (PPT)

Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China – July 16-18, 2007.

  • Shinichi Hirota and Shyam Sunder, “Price Bubbles and Common Knowledge: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets.” Presentation (PPT)

  • “What Have We Learned From Experimental Finance?” Presentation (PPT)

Intensive Course in Agent-Based Finance, Eighth Trento Summer School, Trento, Italy – July 5-6. 2007.

Economic Science Association Asia-Pacific Meeting, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan – February 10-11, 2007. “Markets as Institutions: Discovering Foundations and Properties through Experiments.” Presentation (PPT)

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India – January 1-4, 2007.

  • Markets, Competition and Efficiency

  • Auctions

  • Experimental Asset Markets
  • Public Goods

2006

University of Trento Conference, Trento, Italy – Dec 14-15, 2006. “Economic Interactions: Behavior or Structure.” Presentation (PPT)

Harvard University Accounting Conference in Honor of Robert Kaplan – May 31, 2006. “Price Bubbles sans Dividend Anchors: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets.” Presentation (PPT)

Rady Business School, University of California at San Diego – March 28, 2006. “Price Bubbles sans Dividend Anchors: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets.”

Institute for Financial Management and Research, Chennai, India – February 2, 2006. "Price Bubbles sans Dividend Anchors: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets.” Presentation (PPT)

Information Systems Section of the American Accounting Association, Scottsdale, Arizona – January 6, 2006. Plenary Address, “Humans, Automatons and Markets.” Presentation (PPT)   

2005

Leitner Workshop in International Political Economy, Yale Center for International and Area Studies – November 14, 2005. Koichi Hamada and Shyam Sunder, “Why Do Economists Favor Free Trade But Politicians Don’t?” Presentation (PPT)  

Santa Fe Insitute Business Network Conference, Credit Suisse First Boston, New York – October 21, 2005. “Economics: Structure or Behavior.” Presentation (PPT)  

Tenth Workshop on Economic Heterogeneous Interacting Agents, Center for Computational Finance and Economic Agents, University of Essex – June 13-15, 2005. “Structure and Behavior: A Fork in the Road for Economics.” Presentation (PPT)  

Finexe Workshop, University of Joensuu, Finland – June 10-11, 2005. “Structure and Behavior: A Fork in the Road for Economics.” Presentation (PPT)

History of Political Economy Conference, Duke University – April 22-24, 2005. “Economic Theory: Structural Abstraction or Behavioral Reduction.” Presentation (PPT)

Yale School of Management Faculty Workshop – April 20, 2005. “Why Do Economists Favor Free Trade but
Politicians Don’t?”
Presentation (PPT)

2004

International Conference on Experiments in Economic Sciences: New Approaches to Solving Real-World Problems, Okayama , Japan – December 14-15, 2004. "Why Experimental Finance?" Presentation (PPT)

Annual Distinguished Lectures, Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents (CCEFA), University of Essex , U.K. – March 10-12, 2004.

  • Humans, Automatons and Markets

  • Designing Trading Automatons

  • The Importance of Being Intelligent: Understanding Market Institutions

  • Designing Market Institutions

2003

Keynote Address on "Fuzzy Day," Society of Quantitative Analysts, New York – June 12, 2003. "Why Experimental Finance?"

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta – January 10, 2003. "Why Do Stock Markets Form Price Bubbles?" Presentation (PPT)

2001

University of Iowa Accounting and Finance Workshop – December 7, 2001. "Keynes' Beauty Contest: Speculative Price Bubbles in Absence of Common Knowledge in Experimental Stock Markets." Presentation (PPT)

Mannheim Summer School in Empirical Economics, Mannheim, Germany – June 26-28, 2001. "Real Phenomena, Theory and Design of Laboratory Experiments in Economics." Lecture Text (PDF)

2000

Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics, Ochanomizu, Tokyo, Japan, March 25-26, 2000. "Modeling Bargaining Behavior in Ultimatum Games." Presentation (PPT)

1999

Yale School of Management Faculty Research Workshop – October 13, 1999 and Intel Architectural Lab Workshop – October 21, 1999. "Can Postage Save Email from Drowning in Junk? A Market for Attention." Presentation

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Working Papers/Notes

2014

Jamal, Karim, Michael Maier, and Shyam Sunder. Simple Agents, Intelligent Markets. First draft, August 1, 2014.

2013

Huber, Juergen, Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder.  “Financing of Public Goods through Taxation in a General Equilibrium Economy: Experimental Evidence.” Revised April 18, 2013 (First draft October 28, 2011).

Sunder, Shyam. "Experimental Exploration into Macroeconomics." New working paper, February 25, 2013.

2012

Huber, Juergen, Martin Shubik, and Shyam Sunder. "Default Penalty as a Selection Mechanism Among Multiple Equilibria". Revised December 2012. (First draft Oct 2009)

Maier, Michael, Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder. "Decoupling Markets and Individuals: Rational Expectations Equilibrium Outcomes from Information Dissemination among Boundedly-Rational Traders." Revised July 29, 2012.

Huber, Juergen, Martin Shubik and Shyam Sunder. "Default Penalty as a Selection Mechanism Among Multiple Equilibria." Revised April 23, 2012. (First draft September 6, 2009)

Memorial Service for John Dickhaut, Chapman University, January 14, 2012. John Wilson Dickhaut.

Sunder, Shyam. "Why Has the Indian Retail Sector not been Modernized?" December 27, 2011.

2011

Huber, Juergen, Martin Shubik, and Shyam Sunder. "Financing of Public Goods through Taxation in a General Equilibrium Economy: Theory and Experimental Evidence," New working paper, October 23, 2011.

Friedman, Daniel and Shyam Sunder. “Risky Curves: From Unobservable Utility to Observable Opportunity Sets.” June 6, 2011.

2010

Letter from economists to SEC with comments on "Concept Release on Equity Market Structure" (File Number S7-02010) April 16, 2010.Link

2005

Hamada, Koichi and Shyam Sunder. “Information Asymmetry and the Problem of Transfers in Trade Negotiations and International Agencies.” Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 910, Yale University – May 2005. Abstract, Text (PDF)

2004

Hamada, Koichi and Shyam Sunder. “Why Do Economists Favor Free Trade but Politicians Don’t?” November 2004. Text (PDF)

Hamada, Koichi and Shyam Sunder. "The Roles of Tranfers and Participation Constraints in Trade Negotiations." November 2004.

Gode, D. K., Stephen Spear and Shyam Sunder. “Convergence of Double Auctions to Pareto Optimal Allocations in Edgeworth Box.” May 2004. Abstract (PDF),  Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Humans, Automatons, and Markets.” Presented at University of Essex – March 10, 2004.

2002

Narayanamoorthy, Ganapathi and Shyam Sunder. “Economics of Financial Analysis.” Preliminary Draft – October 3, 2002.

2001

Sunder, Shyam. “Real Phenomena, Theory and Design of Laboratory Experiments in Economics.” Notes for Mannheim Summer School in Empirical Economics – June 26-28, 2001. Text (PDF)

2000

Sunder, Shyam. “Want, Scarcity and Experimental Economics.” March 2000.

Gode, D.K. and Shyam Sunder. “On the Impossibility of Equitable Continuously-Clearing Markets with Geographically Distributed Traders.” March 2000. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1996

Gode, Dhananjay and Shyam Sunder. “Dynamics of Double Auctions.” GSIA Working Paper, January 1996.

1991

Sunder, Shyam. “An Introduction to Design, Planning and Conduct of Asset Market Experiments.” February 1991.

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Books

Friedman, Daniel, Mark Isaac, Duncan James, and Shyam Sunder. 2014. “Risky Curves: On Empirical Failure of the Expected Utility." London: Routledge. .Synopsis Chapter Abstracts

Sunder, Shyam, ed. “Modeling Socio-Economic Behavior: Essays in Honor of Richard M. Cyert.” Special edition, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 31, no. 2 (November 1996). ISSN 0167-2681.

Friedman, Daniel and Shyam Sunder. Experimental Methods: A Primer for Economists. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994. ISBN 0-521-45068-3. Abstract

Reviewed by Chris Starmer, Economica 63, no. 250 (May 1996): 355-56; L. Di Matteo, Choice 32, no. 5 (January 1995): 836; Christopher G. Lamoureux, Journal of Finance 50, no. 4 (September 1995): 1341-45; Sheryl B. Ball, "Research, Teaching and Practice in Experimental Economics: A Progress Report and Review," Southern Economic Journal 64, no. 3 (January 1998): 772-779. Japanese Edition, 1999. ISBN 4-495-43471-3.

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Published Articles

2014

Juergen Huber, Martin Shubik, and Shyam Sunder. "Sufficiency of an Outside Bank and a Default Penalty to Support the Value of Fiat Money: Experimental Evidence." Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control (JEDC), 47 (2014) pp 317-337.

2012

Sunder, Shyam, Discussion comments: "When and Why Individuals Obey Form-Adhesive Contracts: Experimental Evidence of Consent, Compliance, and Performance," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 168 (2012) 147-149. These comments were written in response to the companion paper, also by Eigen and available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1640245,

Sunder, Shyam. "India's Retarded Retail Sector." Mint/Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2012, p. 23. (Link )

For some related empirical evidence, please see, K. Sudhir and Debabrata Talukdar, “ Productivity versus Transparency: Information Technology Adoption in Emerging Markets,” Yale University Working Paper, July 2012.

2011

Sujoy Chakravarty, Daniel Friedman, Gautam Gupta, Neeraj Hatekar, Santanu Mitra, Shyam Sunder. "Experimental Economics: A Survey." Economic & Political Weekly, August 27, 2011, Vol XLVI No 35, pp. 39-78.

2010

Huber, Juergen, Martin Shubik and Shyam Sunder. “Three Minimal Market Institutions: Theory and Experimental Evidence.Games and Economic Behavior 70 (2010) 403–424.

Angerer, Martin, Juergen Huber, Martin Shubik and Shyam Sunder. "An Economy with Personal Currency: Theory and Experimental Evidence." Annals of Finance, Volume 6, Number 4, October 2010, pp.475-509.

2009

Sunder, Shyam. Book review of Rationality in Economics: Constructivist and Ecological Forms by Vernon L. Smith. Journal of Economic Psychology 30 (February, 2009) pp 107-110.

Sunder, Shyam, Blake LeBaron and Shu-Heng Chen - Panelists. "The Future of Agent-Based Research in Economics: A Panel Discussion, Eastern Economic Association Annual Meetings, Boston, MA, March 7, 2008." Eastern Economic Journal, Spring 2009, 34 Issued 2(550-565) Text (PDF) Link

2008

Crockett, Sean, Stephen Spear and Shyam Sunder. “Crockett, Sean, Stephen Spear and Shyam Sunder. “Learning competitive equilibrium” Journal of Mathematical Economics 44 (2008) 651–671. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “What Have We Learned from Experimental Finance?” In Developments on Experimental Economics: New Approaches to Solving Real-world Problems edited by Sobei H. Oda, 91-100. Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems 590. Berlin: Springer, 2007. Reprinted in Information, Interaction and (In) Efficiency in Financial Markets. Linde, (2008): 25-36. Text (PDF)

2007

Hirota, Shinici and Shyam Sunder. “Price Bubbles sans Dividend Anchors: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 31, no. 6 (June 2007): 1875-1909.

Sheri Marina Markose, Jasmina Arifovic, Shyam Sunder. "Advances in experimental and agent-based modelling: Asset markets, economic networks, computational mechanism design and evolutionary game dynamics." Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2007, issue 6, pp1801-1807. Text (PDF)

2006

Sunder, Shyam. “Economic Theory: Structural Abstraction or Behavioral Reduction” in “Agreement on Demand: Consumer Theory in the Twentieth Century,” eds. Philip Mirowski and D. Wade Hands, annual supplement, History of Political Economy 38:322-342. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Determinants of Economic Interaction: Behavior or Structure.” Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination 1, no. 1 (May 2006): 21-32. Text (PDF)

2005

Cheema, Amar, Peter T. L. Popkowski Leszczyc, Rajesh Bagchi, Richard P. Bagozzi, James C. Cox, Utpal M. Dholakia, Eric A. Greenleaf, Amit Pazgal, Michael H. Rothkopf, Michael Shen, Shyam Sunder, and Robert Zeithammer. “Economics, Psychology, and Social Dynamics of Consumer Bidding in Auctions.” Marketing Letters 16, no. 3-4 (Fall 2005): 401-413. Text (PDF)

Kraut, Robert E., Shyam Sunder, Rahul Telang and James Morris. “Pricing Electronic Mail To Solve the Problem of Spam.” Human Computer Interaction 20 (2005): 195-223. Abstract(PDF), Text (PDF)

2004

Gode, Dhananjay K., and Shyam Sunder. “Double Auction Dynamics: Structural Effects of Non-Binding Price Controls.” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 28, no. 9 (July 2004): 1707-1731. Abstract(PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Markets as Artifacts: Aggregate Efficiency from Zero-Intelligence Traders.” In Models of a Man: Essays in Memory of Herbert A. Simon edited by M. E. Augier and J. G. March, 501-520. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “A Free Market Solution to Spam.” Cato Institute Daily Commentary, February 27, 2004. Link

2003

Riascos, Alvaro J. “Shyam Sunder Interview with Webpondo.” Webpondo (e-magazine of Banco de la Republica de Colombia), October-December 2003. Text (PDF)

2002

Kraut, Robert E., S. Sunder, J. Morris, R. Telang, D. Filer, and M. Cronin. “Markets for attention: Will postage for email help?” Proceedings of the 2002 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 206-215. New York: ACM Press, 2002. Abstract(PDF), Text (PDF), Yale Daily News Story

2001

Jamal, Karim, and Shyam Sunder. "Why do Biased Heuristics Approximate Bayes Rule in Double Auctions?" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 46, no. 4 (2001): 431-435. Abstract (PDF),  Text (PDF)

2000

Bosch-Domenech, Antoni and Shyam Sunder. “Tracking the Invisible Hand: Convergence of Double Auctions to Competitive Equilibrium.” Computational Economics 16, no. 3 (December 2000): 257-284. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Lin, Haijin and Shyam Sunder. “Modeling Bargaining Behavior in Ultimatum Games.” In Evolutionary Economics in Tokyo, Papers of the Fourth Annual Conference of the Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics, 88-91. Tokyo: JAFEE, 2000. Reprinted as “Using Experimental Data to Model Bargaining Behavior in Ultimatum Games” in Experimental Business Research edited by Rami Zwick and Amnon Rapoport, 373-397. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Kraut, Robert, James Morris and Shyam Sunder. “‘Postage’ Can Rescue Email from Drowning in Junk.” MBA Bullet Point, February 29-March 27, 2000. Text (PDF)

1997

Gode, Dhananjay and Shyam Sunder. “What Makes Markets Allocationally Efficient?” Quarterly Journal of Economics 112, no. 2 (May 1997), 603-630. GSIA Reprint No. 1473. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1996

Day, Richard H. and Shyam Sunder. “Ideas and Work of Richard M. Cyert.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 31, no. 2 (November 1996): 139-148. GSIA Reprint No. 1472. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. “Bayesian Equilibrium in Double Auctions Populated by Biased Heuristic Traders.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 31, no. 2 (November 1996): 273-291. GSIA Reprint No. 1471. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1995

Marimon, Ramon and Shyam Sunder. “Does a Constant Money Growth Rule Help Stabilize Inflation?: Experimental Evidence.” Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy 43 (1995): 111-156. GSIA Reprint No. 1468. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Anderson, Matthew J. and Shyam Sunder. “Professional Traders as Intuitive Bayesians.” Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 64, no. 2 (November 1995): 185-202. GSIA Reprint No. 1465. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Experimental Asset Markets: A Survey.” In Handbook of Experimental Economics edited by A. Roth and John Kagel, 445-500. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995. Abstract (PDF), Text(PDF)

1994

Lim, Suk S., Edward C. Prescott and Shyam Sunder. “Stationary Solution to the Overlapping Generations Model of Fiat Money: Experimental Evidence.” Empirical Economics 19, no. 2 (1994): 255-277. GSIA Reprint No. 1450. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Gode, Dhananjay and Shyam Sunder. “Human and Artificially Intelligent Traders in a Double Auction Market: Experimental Evidence.” In Computational Organization Theory edited by Kathleen Carley and Michael Prietula, 241-262. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1994. GSIA Reprint No. 1453. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Marimon, Ramon and Shyam Sunder. “Expectations and Learning Under Alternative Monetary Regimes: An Experimental Approach.” Economic Theory 4 (1994), 131-162. GSIA Reprint No. 1451. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1993

Marimon, Ramon and Shyam Sunder. “Indeterminacy of Equilibria in a Hyperinflationary World: Experimental Evidence.” Econometrica 61, no. 5 (1993): 1073-1108. GSIA Reprint 1447. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Marimon, Ramon, Stephen E. Spear, and Shyam Sunder. “Expectationally-Driven Market Volatility: An Experimental Study.” Journal of Economic Theory 61, no. 1 (1993): 74-103. GSIA Reprint No. 1446. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Gode, Dhananjay K. and Shyam Sunder. “Allocative Efficiency of Markets with Zero Intelligence Traders: Market as a Partial Substitute for Individual Rationality.” The Journal of Political Economy 101, no. 1 (February 1993): 119-137. GSIA Reprint No. 1439. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF), Animations of DA Markets with Human Traders (MP4), AI Traders (MP4), ZI-C Traders (MP4).

Gode, Dhananjay K. and Shyam Sunder. “Lower Bounds for Efficiency of Surplus Extraction in Double Auctions.” In The Double Auction Market: Institutions, Theories and Laboratory Evidence edited by D. Friedman and J. Rust, 199-219. Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity 14.  New York: Addison-Wesley, 1993. GSIA Reprint No. 1445. Text (PDF)

Duh, Rong-Ruey and Shyam Sunder. “El Agente Económico Como un Bayesiano Intuitivo: Evidencia Experimental” [Economic Agents as Intuitive Bayesians: Experimental Evidence (in Spanish)]. Cuadernos Economicos de ICE 54 (1993/2): 101-128. GSIA Reprint No. 1452. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1992

Sunder, Shyam. “Market for Information: Experimental Evidence.” Econometrica 60, no. 3 (May 1992): 667-695. GSIA Reprint No. 1423. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Insider Information and Its Role in Security Markets.” In Business Behavior and Information edited by Yuji Ijiri and Isao Nakano, 51-75. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1992. GSIA Reprint No. 1444. Tokyo: Doobunkan, 1992 [in Japanese, pp. 55-78]. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1991

Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. “Money vs. Gaming: Effects of Salient Monetary Payments in Double Oral Auctions.” Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 49 (June 1991): 151-166. GSIA Reprint No. 1412. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1988

Plott, Charles R. and Shyam Sunder. “Rational Expectations and the Aggregation of Diverse Information in Laboratory Security Markets.” Econometrica 56, no. 5 (September 1988): 1085-1118.  Reprinted in The Legacy of Robert Lucas, Jr. edited by Kevin D. Hoover. London: Edward Elger Publishing, 1999. Text (PDF)

1987

Sunder, Shyam. Systems Development for an Experimental Economics Laboratory.” In Proceedings of the IBM ACB University Conference, 505-512. Boston 1987.

1986

Duh, Rong-Ruey and Shyam Sunder: “Incentives, Learning, and Processing of Information in a Market Environment: An Examination of the Base-Rate Fallacy.” In Laboratory Market Research edited by Shane Moriarty, 50-79. University of Oklahoma, 1986. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1982

Plott, Charles R. and Shyam Sunder. “Efficiency of Experimental Security Markets with Insider Information: An Application of Rational-Expectation Models.” Journal of Political Economy 90, no. 4 (August 1982): 663-698. (PDF)

Plott, Charles R. and Shyam Sunder. “The Effect of Trading Option Type Claims on the Efficiency of Experimental Security Markets: A Preliminary Report.” In Proceedings of the Seminar on Analysis of Security Prices 27, no. 1: 243-250. University of Chicago, May 1982. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1981

Sunder, Shyam. “Efficiency of Experimental Security Markets with Inside Information.” In Proceedings of the Seminar on Analysis of Security Prices 26, no. 1. University of Chicago, May 1981. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Stationarity of Market Risk: Random Coefficient Tests for Individual Stocks.” Journal of Finance 35, no. 4 (September 1980): 883-896. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

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India


Presentations

2014

Keynote Address, Sakal Educon 2014. Paris, France, September 12-14, 2014. "Higher Education: Options for India and India Inc."

Sakal Educon 2014, Paris, France, September 12-14, 2014. "Higher Education in India: Financing and Efficiency."

Association of Yale Alumni group visting Kakalev, India in August 2014: "India: An Introduction", April 27, 2014.

L'Attitude: Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India, January 10, 2014. "Leading and Managing Change in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous World." Videos

2013

Indo-US Higher Education Forum, Obama-Singh Knowledge Initiative, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, January 12, 2013; “Efficiency of Resource Use in Higher Education in India.”

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India; Thought Leader’s Forum: “Higher Education Reforms in India,” Connamara Taj Hotel, Chennai, January 11, 2013.

Round table conference The Future of Higher Education in India with special reference to Management Education, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Reflections newsletter, February, 2013.

" India needs to invest in research and doctoral education, says Yale don," Ravikumar Ramanujam, Hindu Business Line, January 11, 2013.

 

2012

India-Yale Parliamentary Leadership Program, June 25, 2012. "HIgher Education Reforms in India."

Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, March 23, 2012. "Higher Education Reforms in India."

Bridging Nations' India-China Center, Pune, March 5, 2012. "Higher Education in India and China."

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, March 2, 2012. "Financing of a Public Good by Taxation in a General Equilibrium Economy: Theory and Experimental Evidence."

International Seminar on Sustainability and Corporate Governance, EIILM, IAA Research Foundation, and Bengal Chamber, Kolkata, March 1, 2012. "Higher Education Reforms in India."

2011

Yale South Asian Studies Council Colloquium, November 30, 2011. "Higher Education Reforms in India."

India -Yale Higher Education Leadership Program, September 25-October 9, 2011. "Higher Education Reforms in India."

Global Social Entrepreneurship Workshop, Yale School of Management, September 20, 2011. "Issues in Social Entrepreneurship."

Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), Ahmedabad, India, March 21, 2011, “Skills Training and Delivery of Quality Services.”

Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, India, March 18, 2011. "Better Corporate Management: What, Why and How?"

Ahmedabad Education Society Seminar, March 18, 2011. "Higher Education Reforms in India."

2010

Yale-Great Lakes Research conference, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India, December 26, 2010. "Research for Management Policy."

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India, December 25, 2010. Experiential Learning in Education." (Text PDF)

Center for Study of Science and Technology Policy, Begaluru, India, August 20, 2010, “Efficient Mechanims for Private and Public Goods.”

Azim Premji Foundation, Bengaluru, August 19, 2010, “Higher Education Reforms in India.”

Symbiosis Institute of Management, Bengaluru, August 19, 2010, “Higher Education Reforms in India.” Speakers Profile

India-Yale Parliamentary Leadership Program, 2010, Yale University, New Haven, CT, June 9-19, 2010. "State of Innovation and Higher Education in India: Will it Derail India's Progess?"

2009

Conference on Managing Responsibility with Confidence, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, China, December 20, 2009. "Who is Responsible for the C-N-T Equation?"

SSN College of Management and Computer Applications, Chennai, China, December 24, 2009. "Universities as Seed Farms of Innovation to Sustain India's Economic Growth." Presentation (PPT)

India-Yale Parliamentary Leadership Program, Yale University, New Haven, CT, June 23, 2009. Presentation (PPT)

Sunder, Shyam. “Yash Pal Committee Report on Higher Education: A Review,” June 26, 2009. Text (PDF)

Report of the Committee to Advise on Renovation and Rejuvenation of Higher Education, June 23, 2009. linked to http://www.hindu.com/nic/yashpalcommitteereport.pdf.

2008

Conference on Shifting Capital Markets and Corporate performance, Millstein Center for Corporate Governance, Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT - November 7-8, 2008. Comments on "Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Empirical Evidence from India" by R. Madhumathi, M. Ranganatham, and R. Kannan. (Presentation (PPT)

International Social Entrepreneurship Workshop, Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT - September 30, 2008. "Engineering of Organizations: A Template". Presentation (PPT)

TERI MPP Workshop - Yale University, New Haven, CT, July 1, 2008. "Universities as Seed Farms of Innovation to Sustain India's Economic Growth". Presentation (PPT)

India-Yale Parliamentary Leadership Program, 2008 – Yale University, New Haven, CT, June 8-14, 2008. "Universities as Seed Farms of Innovation to Sustain India's Economic Growth." Presentation (PPT)

2007

Great Lakes Institute of Management - December 23, 2007. "Building Brand India: Doctoral Education and Research as Infrastructure for a Modernizing Economy." Presentation (PPT)

Indian School of Business - December 17-19, 2007. "Asian Accounting Research: Leadership Challenges." Presentation (PPT)

Indian School of Business - December 17, 2007. "Accounting Education and Research as Infrastructure for a Modernizing Economy." Presentation (PPT)

International Seminar on IT Industry in India: Prospects, Retrospects and Policies, Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi (via remote video link) – November 1, 2007. “Investing in the Future of the Indian IT Industry: Prospects and Policy.” Presentation (PPT)

University Administration and International Exchange Program for India, New Haven – September 20, 2007. “Imagining Universities as Seed Farms of Innovation to Sustain India’s Economic Growth.” Presentation (PPT)

Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India, US Educational Foundation in India and Kri Foundation, India Habitat Center, New Delhi – January 9, 2007. “From Grain Revolution to Brain Revolution: Building Seed Farms of Innovation to Sustain India’s Economic Growth.” Presentation (PPT)

2006

Yale University International Development Policy Speaker Series – February 20, 2006. “Computer and the Buffalo: Globalization and Rural Women in Gujrat.” Presentation (PPT)

Jawarharlal Nehru University, Center for East Asian Studies, Delhi, India – February 7, 2006. “India in East Asia: Preparing for Economic Role.” Presentation (PPT)

2005

Remarks at Birthday Celebration of Dr. V. S. Arunachalam, Hyderabad, India – October 28, 2005 Remarks (PDF), Audio Remarks (AVI)

Yale Summer School, PIER Program: Globalization: Focus on South Asia – July 15, 2005. “Computer as a Buffalo: Globalization and Rural Women in Gujarat.” Presentation (PPT)

2004

India-Japan-Taiwan Trialogue , Taiwan Thinktank, Taipei – November 11-13, 2004. “Economic and Trade Cooperation.” Presentation (PPT)

The Future of Secularism Conference, Yale University – March 26-27, 2004. “Comments on ‘Is Secularism Alien to Indian Civilization?’ by Romila Thapar.” Lecture Text (PDF)

Yale Forum on South Asia and Globalization – February 28, 2004. “Computer as a Buffalo: Systematic Consequences of Opening the Windows to Globalization in India.” Presentation (PPT)

2003

Chemical Engineering Society, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi – January 20, 2003. “Indian Software Industry: Prospects and Policy.” Presentation (PPT)

2002

ASHA Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter and ISA, Pace University – February 21, 2002. “Indian Software Industry: Prospects and Policy.” Presentation (PPT)

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Working Papers/Notes

2014

Shyam Sunder, “Modi: An Improbable Hayekian,” May 22, 2014.

2009

Sunder, Shyam. "Yash Pal Committee Report on Higher Education: A Review." June 26, 2009. Text (PDF)

2008

Sunder, Shyam. "How Will Obama Election Affect India?" November 2008. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Mumbai and Malgudi: Cooperate on SEZs to Bring Prosperity to All." September 2008. Text (PDF)

2007

Smerd, Jeremy. "Future Shock." Workforce Management (August 2007).

2006

Sunder, Shyam. “Who Will Work the Seed Farms of Knowledge,” April 2006. Text (PDF)

2004

Shyam, Manjula and Shyam Sunder. “Higher Education for More.” January 2004. Text (PDF)

2000

Sunder, Shyam. “An India-US Primer in Four Varnas.” 2000. Text (PDF)

1999

Sunder, Shyam. “Restructure Railways to Exit the Tragic Cycle.” August 1999.

1998

Arunachalam, V. S. and Shyam Sunder. " U.S. and India Need A Bold New Start." June 1998.

Arunachalam, V. S. and Shyam Sunder. "Common Agenda."

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Books

 

Published Articles

2012

Sunder, Shyam. 2012. “Higher Education Reforms in India,” in Chetan Ghate, ed. The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy, Chapter 13, pp. 369-419 .  Oxford University Press.

Sunder, Shyam. "India's Retarded Retail Sector." Mint/Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2012, p. 23. (Link )

For some related empirical evidence, please see, K. Sudhir and Debabrata Talukdar, “ Productivity versus Transparency: Information Technology Adoption in Emerging Markets,” Yale University Working Paper, July 2012.

2011

Singh, Sarabjit A. Shyam Sunder. 2011. “Long term plans by inclusive thinking,” Rail Business Vol. 2, Issue 6 (January 2011): pp. 12-13.

2007

Sunder, Shyam. “Comments on Romila Thapar’s ‘Is Secularism Alien to Indian Civilization?’” In The Future of Secularism edited by T. N. Srinivasan, 109-113. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2007. Text (PDF)

2006

Sunder, Shyam. “Stoking the Engine of Innovation.” In A Passage to New India edited by V. S. Arunachalam and Ashok Sarath, 27-28. Bangalore: CSTEP, 2006. Text (PDF)

1996

Arunachalam, V.S. and Shyam Sunder. “Infrastructure: A Plan of Action for Rapid Growth.Economic Times, June 10, 1996.

Arunachalam, V.S. and Shyam Sunder. “Needed for the Future: A Leaner, More Focused State.Economic Times, June 3, 1996.

Arunachalam, V.S. and Shyam Sunder. “Reengineering India,Economic Times, June 1996.

Sunder, Shyam. “The 1962 War and After: Time To Get On.” The Indian Express, May 2, 1996. Text (PDF)

1994

Sunder, Shyam. “Economics of Sanitation.” Economic Times, November 1, 1994.

Sunder, Shyam. “A Passage for India.” Times of India, May 30, 1994. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Lessons to be Learned.” Times of India (Euro-Issues Supplement), March 8, 1994. Text (PDF)

1976

Shyam, Manjula and Shyam Sunder. “International Seabed Regime: India’s Interests and Policy Options.” The Indian Political Science Review 10, no. 1 (January 1976): 1-18. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

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Japan


Presentations

2011

Grand Design for Japan: A New Education Fifth Project Forum, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, February 20, 2011. "Grand Design for Sustaining Civilization."

2009

Keizai Koho Center, Tokyo, Japan - May 29, 2009. "Good Corporate Management: What, Why and How?" Presentation (PPT)

2004

India-Japan-Taiwan Trialogue , Taiwan Thinktank, Taipei – November 11-13, 2004. “Economic and Trade Cooperation.” Presentation (PPT)

 

Working Papers


Books

Daniel Friedman, R. Mark Isaac, Duncan James, and Shyam Sunder. 2014. Risky Curves: On the empirical failure of expected utility. London: Routledge. Synopsis Chapter Abstracts.

Sunder, Shyam and Yamaji Hidetoshi, eds. 2009.Japanese Accounting for Manufacturing and International Organizations, Kobe Economics and Business Research Series No. 70. University of Kobe, March 2009, 180p. (Nihon no Monozukuri Sosiki Shikou no Kaikei to Kokusai Kaikei, (Kenkyusousyo 70) Koubedaigaku Keizaikeiei Kenkyusyo, 180peiji, 2009nen 3gatsu. シャム・サンダー、山地秀俊編著、『日本のもの造り組織指向 の会計と国際会計』〔研究叢書70〕神戸大学経済経営研究所 180 2009年3月。).

Sunder, Shyam and Hidetoshi Yamaji, eds. The Japanese Style of Business Accounting. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1999. ISBN 1-56720-219-5.

Mak, James, Shyam Sunder, Shigeyuki Abe, and Kazuhiro Igawa, eds. Japan: Why It Works, Why It Doesn’t. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1998. ISBN 0-8248-1967-5. Abstract

Reviewed by Sakura Torizuka, "Books on Japan: An Easy to Read Guide to Economics in Japanese Life," The New Canadian, January 15, 1998, E5; David Ramsour, The Honolulu Advertiser, January 18, 1998, B3; Robert L. Curry Jr., Asian Thought and Society 23, no. 67 (January-April 1998): 86-87; David Edgington, Pacific Affairs 78, no. 4 (Winter 98-99): 574-5; Carin Halroyd, Education About Asia 4, no. 1 (Spring 1999): 56; Journal of Asian Economics 9, no. 2 (Summer 1998): 374-5; William Corr, Kansai Time Out (September 1999): 23.

Sunder, Shyam and Hidetoshi Yamaji, eds. Kigyou Kaikei no Keizaigakuteka Bunseke [Economic Analysis of Business Accounting]. Tokyo: Chyuou Keizaisya, 1996. ISBN 4-502-14023-6. Abstract

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Published Articles

2011

Shyam Sunder. "A Conductor of Wisdom", an interview with Professor Ishikawa, Weekly Report on Financial Accounting Vol. No. 3011, April 11, 2011, pp. 56-58. 財務会計上の週次レポート

Shyam Sunder. “Allowing Financial Reporting Standards to Compete II" Weekly Report on Financial Accounting, Vol. No. 3012  April 18, 2011, pp. 47-52. “複数基準の並存を,” 財務会計上の週次レポート

2009

Sunder, Shyam. 2009. “Kobe Forum Perspectives on Japanese Accounting and Management Research,” in Shyam Sunder and Yamaji Hidetoshi, eds. Japanese Accounting for Manufacturing and International Organizations, Kobe Economics and Business Research Series No. 70. University of Kobe, March 2009, pp. 165-180. Text (PDF)

1999

Sunder, Shyam. “Classical, Stewardship and Market Perspectives on Accounting: A Synthesis.” In The Japanese Style of Business Accounting edited by Shyam Sunder and Hidetoshi Yamaji, 17-31. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1999. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF), Presentation (PPT)

Sunder, Shyam. "Design and Implementation of Contracts: A Comparison of Factor Markets Relevant to Financial Reporting in Japan and the U.S.” In The Japanese Style of Business Accounting edited by Shyam Sunder and Hidetoshi Yamaji, 209-220. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1999. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

1998

Mak, James, Shyam Sunder, Shigeyuki Abe and Kazuhiro Igawa. "The Japanese Economy in U.S. Eyes: From Model to Lesson." Education About Asia 3, no. 2 (Fall 1998): 22-27. Text (PDF)

Mak, James and Shyam Sunder. “Why Are There So Many Small Shops in Japan?” In Japan: Why It Works, Why It Doesn't—Economics in Every Day Life edited by J. Mak, S. Sunder, S. Abe, K. Igawa, 45-50. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1998. Text (PDF)

Abe, Shigeyuki, Shoji Nishijima, Shyam Sunder, and Karen Lupardus. “Why Do Students Take It Easy at Japanese Universities?” In Japan: Why It Works, Why It Doesn't—Economics  in Every Day Life edited by J. Mak, S. Sunder, S. Abe, K. Igawa, 73-81. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1998. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Why Do Bank Automatic Teller Machines Shut Down at 7 P.M.?” In Japan: Why It Works, Why It Doesn't—Economics in Every Day Life edited by J. Mak, S. Sunder, S. Abe, K. Igawa, 137-147. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 1998. Text (PDF)

1996

Sunder, Shyam and Hidetoshi Yamaji. “Kigyou Kaikei no Keizaigakuteki Bunseki” [Economic Analysis of Business Accounting]. In Kigyou Kaikei no Keizaigakuteki Bunseki [Economic Analysis of Business Accounting] edited by Shyam Sunder and Hidetoshi Yamaji, 1-11. Tokyo: Chyuou Keizaisya, 1996. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “Keiyakurironteki Kigyoukan to Daitaitei Kaikeikan: Kontenteki, Kantenkara, Jutakusekininjou no Kentenkara, Oyobi Sijouapurouchikara Kaikei wo Rikaisi, Tougousuru Shian” [Contract-Based Theory of the Firm and Alternative Forms of Accounting: Classical, Stewardship and Market Perspectives]. In Kigyou Kaikei no Keizaigakuteka Bunseki [Economic Analysis of Business Accounting] edited by Shyam Sunder and Hidetoshi Yamaji, 13-33. Tokyo: Chyuou Keizaisya (1996). Text (PDF)

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Electronic Markets and Software

You may download and run Zero-Intelligence Trader software

1. Jamal, Karim and Shyam Sunder. “Bayesian Equilibrium in Double Auctions Populated by Biased Heuristic Traders.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 31, no. 2 (November 1996): 273-291.

2. Bosch-Domenech, Antoni and Shyam Sunder. “Tracking the Invisible Hand: Convergence of Double Auctions to Competitive Equilibrium.” Computational Economics 16, no. 3 (December 2000): 257-284.

3. Gode, Spear and Sunder, "Convergence of Double Auctions to Competitive Equilibrium in Edgeworth Box," Revised November 2001.

4. Crockett, Spear and Sunder, "Learning Competitive Equilibrium," Revised November 2001.

© Shyam Sunder, 1996-01.

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Other 

2014

Remarks to the Yale University Art Gallery Board of Trustees, Betts Classroom, Evans Hall, Monday, April 28, 2014.

2012

Remarks for Sarah Smith Memorial Conference, Yale Divinity School, New Haven, January 24, 2012. "Consumption, Numbers and Time: Arithmetic of Sustenance."

2011

Grand Design for Japan: A New Education Fifth Project Forum, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, February 20, 2011. "Grand Design for Sustaining Civilization."

2009

Conference on Managing Responsibly with Confidence, Great Lakes Insitute of Management, Chennai, India, December 20, 2009. "Who is Responsible for the C-N-T Equation?" Presentation (PPT)

Neusoft Intstitute of Information Technology, Dalien, China - January 10, 2009. Lecture-Discussion on "U.S. Education and Economy".

2008

Faculty Forum, Rivendell Institute, Yale University, New Haven, CT - December 11, 2008. "Moral Dimensionis of Financial Crisis." Text (PDF)

Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey, November 27, 2008. "The Futue of Management Education." Presentation (PPT)

2007

Okerson, Ann and Shyam Sunder. "A Copyright Primer for Scholars." May 2007. Text (PDF)

2001

Sunder, Shyam. "Social Responsibility and Terror." September 2001. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. "Beyond the China Syndrome." October 31, 1995. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. “A Multiperiod Integer Programming Approach to the Product Mix Problems.” In Marketing, 1776-1976 and Beyond: 1976 Educator Proceedings edited by Kenneth L. Benhardt, 493-497. Chicago: American Marketing Association, 1976. Abstract (PDF), Text (PDF)

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Speeches and Letters

Shyam Sunder, Interview for Financial Accounting: A Managerial Perspective 3e, (PHI Learning, New Delhi, 2008) Revised December 12, 2013.

Jamal, Karim, Shyam Sunder, October 14, 2013. Comment letter to Public Company Accounting Oversight Board regarding Proposed Auditing Standards on the Auditor's Report and the Auditor's Responsibilities Regarding Other Information and Related Amendments. Link to PCAOB website for Comment #7

Shyam Sunder, Acceptance remarks for receipt of the American Accounting Association’s Outstanding Accounting Educator Award, 2013, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Anaheim Hilton Hotel, Anaheim, CA, August 5, 2013. Video Photo

Jamal, Karim, Tracey C. Ball, Rozina Kassam, Jonathan Glover, Ken Kouri, D. Brad Paterson, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Shyam Sunder. December 30, 2011. Comment letter to Public Company Accounting Oversight Board regarding Audit Firm Rotation. Link to PCAOB website for Comment #41.

Jeremy Hoskins, David Davis, Howard Flight, Patrick Evershed, Shyam Sunder, Stella Fearnley, Emile Woolf, and Timothy Bush, “UK accounts lack proper scrutiny,” The Times, July 27, 2010, p. 20.

Shyam Sunder. Interview for Financial Accounting: A Managerial Perspective 3e, PHI Learning, New Delhi, 2008.

Sunder, Shyam. Regarding Nick Dopuch. Remarks at Reception for him at AAA Annual Meeting, San Diego, August 2008. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. Faculty of Economic Sciences, National University of Columbia, Bogota, Columbia - August 17, 2005. Remarks on Release of Spanish Edition of Theory of Accounting and Control. Text (PDF)

Remarks at Birthday Celebration of Dr. V. S. Arunachalam, Hyderabad, India – October 28, 2005 Remarks (PDF), Audio Remarks (AVI)

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Media

Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility. Shyam Sunder, Daniel Friedman, Mark Isaac and Duncan James. (Routledge 2014)

Management Leadership and Literature Course,Yale University Art Gallery 2014 Spring Exhibition Guide, March, 2014.

"Outstanding Accounting Educator Award". Congratulatory note by the Editor, Indian Accounting Review, December 2013.

Yale University Art Gallery. Spring 2014. "Management, Leadership and Litearture Course" pp. 10-11

"To change or not?" CAmagazine, June-July, 2013.

"Top Salaries for Indian Academics, But Few Takers," Pushkar, Asian Scientist, June 10, 2013.

"Prof. Shyam Sunder from Yale University speaks to Editor B. Mahesh Sarma on what ails the Indian university system", Careers360, March 2013.

"India needs to invest in research and doctoral education, says Yale don," Hindu Business Line, January 11, 2013.

“India fails test of ‘knowledge economy’,” Pushkar, Asia Times, November 30, 2012.

"Education for profit can't deliver quality: Yale Prof", Smitha Rajan, DNA Ahmedabad Edition, March 26, 2012.

"We need to introduce the youth to the world of ideas." , Shashank Venkat, The Times of India, myEducationTimes.com, March 12, 2012.

"Encouragement is half the battle won", Prabhjeet Singh Sethi, The Statesman, New Delhi Edition. March 13 2012.

"Dealing with the Too-Big-To-Fail". Financial Focus, Great Lakes Institute of Management newsletter. January 2010, Issue 2, Vol. 1. Text (PDF)

"Great Lakes Announces Opening of Electronic Trading Terminal, " Financial focus" newsletter article. Great Lakes Institute of Management. January 2010. Text (PDF)

Sunder, Shyam. Malatya Haber.com article. Conference, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey, November 25, 2008. Link

Sunder, Shyam. Malatyaaguncel.com article . Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey, November 25, 2008 Link

Sunder. Shyam. Malatyaguncel.com article. November 28, 2008 Link

"Debits and credits of accounting professor David Albrecht - Shyam Sunder-IFRS Critic." The Summa October 8, 2008. Text (PDF) Link

"AAA President Shyam Sunder stressed role in imagination." Anonymous India Abroad. New York, NY October 27, 2006. Vol. 37, Iss 4, pg. C5, 1 pg. Text (PDF) Link

"Stamping out the Spam", Jon Rhinesmith, Yale Economic Review, Fall 2005.

"India can emerge as a management education hug in the region.", Bala V. Balachandran, India Today, June 13, 2005.

 

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Some Favorite Reading 

Explanations of the “Global Financial Crisis”

  • "The Crisis of Credit Visualized" Link
  • On the financial crisis, (anonymous), Link
  • Yale School of Management Faculty Workshop, New Haven, CT - October 1, 2008. "A Subprime Primer," (anonymous), Presentation (PPS)

Baxter, William T. “Accounting Standards: Boon or Curse?” Saxe Lectures in Accounting, February 13, 1979, City University of New York. Link

Pencil, Murdock. "Salt Passage Research:The State of the Art." Journal of Communication (pre-1986): Septemper 1976; 26, 4. Text (PDF)

Baxter, William T. “Recommendations on Accounting Theory.” The Accountant, October 3, 1953. Reprinted in Baxter and Davidson, eds. Studies in Accounting Theory.

Kitchen, J. “Costing Terminology.” Accounting Research, February 1954. Reprinted in Baxter and Davidson, eds. Studies in Accounting Theory.

Donald McCloskey “Other Things Equal.” Eastern Economic Journal, Fall 1994, 20:4, 479-81.

John Kay “The Parable of the Ox.” The Financial Times, July 24, 2012.

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