Anil Arya

John J. Gerlach Chair in Accounting Professor of Accounting and Management Information Systems and (by courtesy) Economics Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

An expert in accounting, management control systems, and information economics, Anil Arya’s research has developed insights about accounting practices and highlighted the unique role played by accounting numbers in decentralized organizations where information is critical. His articles have studied issues such as earnings management, real options and control problems, information system design, team effectiveness, and historical cost reporting. His work has appeared in many academic journals, including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, The RAND Journal of Economics, Management Science, and Issues in Accounting Education. Arya teaches in the MBA, Master of Accounting, undergraduate Honors, and the PhD Accounting programs. In the classroom, he relies on an interdisciplinary approach that capitalizes on synergies between research and teaching activities. Arya earned his PhD from University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

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