About me

Haresh Sapra is the Leon Carroll Marshall Professor of Accounting at Chicago Booth. He studies the real effects of accounting measurement policies, disclosure regulation, and corporate governance. His current research deals with issues of disclosure, transparency and financial reporting for financial institutions. His research has been published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, and Games and Economic Behavior. He teaches an MBA elective on Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring Issues, an executive MBA course in financial accounting, and a PhD course on the economic modeling of accounting issues.

Sapra is currently the advisory editor of the Journal of Accounting Research and is co-director of the Initiative on Applied Theory at Chicago Booth.

At Chicago Booth, Sapra has won numerous teaching awards from the MBA students in all programs. In 2005, Sapra was named one of the top-ranked professors in BusinessWeek's Guide to the Top Business Schools. In 2005, Sapra also won the Ernest R. Wish Accounting Research Award for his paper "Do Mandatory Hedge Disclosures Discourage or Encourage Excessive Speculation?"

Sapra earned a PhD in Business Administration in 2000 from the University of Minnesota and then joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2000.

Sapra is an accomplished runner who has competed in over 20 marathons.

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Haresh Sapra
Leon Carroll Marshall Professor of Accounting
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
tel: 773.834.1585
fax: 773.834.4585