Ramachandran Natarajan

Associate Professor - Management
Tags: Accounting

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Accounting
University of Pennsylvania - 1992
Postgraduate Diploma - Management
Indian Institute of Management - 1982
B.Tech. - Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology - 1980

Publications

Evaluating Contextual Variables Affecting Productivity Using Data Envelopment Analysis. With R. Banker. Operations Research. Forthcoming. forthcoming - Publication
Does SG&A Expenditure Create a Long-lived Asset? Proceedings of the Mid-year meeting of the Management Accounting Section of American Accounting Association. Fort Worth, Texas: January 2007. 2007 - Publication
Equity Incentives and Long-Term Value Created by SG&A Expenditure. With R. Banker, and R. Huang. Proceedings of the American Accounting Association 2007 Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois: August 2007. 174-174. 2007 - Publication
Estimating Technical and Allocative Efficiency using DEA: An Application to the U.S. Public Accounting Industry. With R. Banker and H. Chang. Journal of Productivity Analysis. 27.2. (2007): 115-121. 2007 - Publication
Incentive Contracting and Value-Relevance of Earnings and Cash Flows. With R. Banker, and R. Huang. Proceedings of the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.: August 2006. 161-161. 2006 - Publication
Executive Compensation Contracts and Voluntary Disclosure to Security Analysts. With M.F. Johnson. Managerial Finance. 31.7. (2005): 3-27. 2005 - Publication
Reducing Incremental Costs Associated with the Delegation of Incentive Contracting Decisions: An Analysis of Planning and Control Decisions in a Manufacturing Setting in the Presence of Moral Hazard. With K. Sethuraman, and S. Surysekar. European Journal of Operational Research. 162. (2005): 816-838. 2005 - Publication
Productivity Change, Technical Progress, and Relative Efficiency Change in the Public Accounting Industry. With R.D. Banker and H. Chang. Management Science. 51.2. (2005): 291-304. 2005 - Publication
Evaluating Contextual Variables Affecting Productivity Using Data Envelopment Analysis. With R. Banker. Published Abstracts of the Fourth International Symposium of DEA. Birmingham, U.K.: 2004. 2004 - Publication
Informativeness of Performance Measures in the Presence of Reporting Discretion. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. (Winter 2004): 61-83 2004 - Publication

Appointments

Associate Professor of Accounting
University of Texas at Dallas [2004–Present]
Assistant Professor of Accounting
University of Texas at Dallas [1998–2004]
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Southern Methodist University [1996–1998]
Assistant Professor of Accounting
University of Michigan [1992–1996]
Lecturer of Accounting
University of Michigan [1991–1992]
Various Management Positions
Chesebrough Ponds Inc [1982–1987]

Additional Information

Professional Certification
  • 1985-To date, AICWA: Associate of Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India
Professional Recognition and Honors
  • 2001, Nominated for Chancellor’s Council Outstanding Teaching Award, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • 1997-1998, Arthur Andersen Junior Faculty Teaching and Research Fellowship
  • 1993, Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award - American Accounting Association (Management Accounting Section) - Runner-up
  • 1990-1991, Ernst & Young Dissertation Fellowship
  • 1989, Doctoral Consortium Fellow of the American Accounting Association
  • 1987-1990, Dean's Fellowship of Distinguished Merit, Wharton School of University of
  • Pennsylvania
Invited Presentations
  • 2009 Discussant, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, New York.
  • 2008 Discussant (3 papers), American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.
  • 2007 University of Texas at San Antonio; Discussant, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 2006 City University of New York – Baruch College; Discussant, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.,
  • 2005 Discussant, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Fransisco, California.
  • 2003 Paper presenter: Management Accounting Research Conference at San Diego, California
  • 2002 25th Annual Congress, European Accounting Association, Copenhagen, Denmark; American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas
  • 2001 Discussant, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia; Presenter, Managerial Accounting Forum organized by National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), Dallas, Texas; Texas Symposium on Executive Compensation, University of Texas at Dallas
  • 2000 Paper presenter and Discussant: American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1999 Discussant (2 papers), Management Accounting Research Conference, Orlando, Florida; Paper presenter: Sixth European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1998 University of Texas at Dallas
  • 1997 Ohio State University
  • 1996 University of Houston, Southern Methodist University, Tulane University, University of Maryland, University of NotreDame, SantaClara University, GeorgeTown University; American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1995 University of Michigan
  • 1994 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, New York; ORSA-TIMS Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan
  • 1991 University of Chicago, New York University, Washington University, University of Southern California, University of Michigan, Columbia University, UCBerkeley, SUNY-Buffalo and Purdue University

Affiliations

Professional Affiliation
Member: American Accounting Association Associate: Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India