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

Service

University

  • 2000-2002, University Student Union Fee and Student Fee Advisory Committee
  • 2004-2007, Academic Senate
  • 2004-2006, Parking Committee
  • 2007-2008, Student Scholarships Committee

School

  • 2005- To date, Academic Director, Cohort MBA Program
  • 2005- To date, Cohort MBA Admissions Committee
  • 1998-2002, 2004-To Date, Masters Program Committee
  • 1998-To date, Tenure Track Search Committee
  • 2002-To date, TA Supervision Committee
  • 2001-2002, Instructional Resources and Responsibilities Committee

Department

  • 1999-2004, Chair -- Accounting Ph.D. Program Committee
  • 2004-Todate, Accounting Ph.D. Program Committee
  • 1998-2005, 2006-2008, Coordinator -- Accounting Workshop Series
  • 2000-2002, Chair -- Accounting and Information Technology Subcommittee
  • 2000-2003, Member -- Curriculum Review Subcommittee, Software Management Subcommittee, Management Accounting and Consulting Subcommittee

Professional Service

  • 2004-2007: Member, American Accounting Association Management Accounting Section Executive Committee, Co-Director for the 2006 Midyear Management Accounting Section Conference, Chair-2007 Midyear Management Accounting Section Conference Best Paper Selection Committee
  • Reviewer –The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Contemporary Accounting Research, Operations Research, Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Omega, Information Systems Research, Annals of Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Production and Operations Management, Information Technology & Management, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Economics and Statistics, Journal of Information Systems.
  • Reviewer – American Accounting Association’s 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2003 to 2009 Annual Meetings, MAS Midyear Conference: 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006 to 2008, AIS Midyear Conference: 2002.
Dissertation Committees
  • 2009-to date, Member of the Ph.D. Dissertation committee for Weining Zhang
  • 2004-2006, Co-Chair of the Ph.D. Dissertation committee for Rong Huang (Presently employed as Assistant Professor of Accounting, City University of New York – Baruch College)
  • 2005-2006, Member of the Ph.D. Dissertation committee for Tai-Yuan Chen (Presently employed as Assistant Professor of Accounting, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
  • 2004-2005, Member of the Ph.D. Dissertation committee for Iny Hwang (Presently employed as Assistant Professor of Accounting, Drexel University, Philadelphia)
  • 2004-2005, Member of the Ph.D. Dissertation committee for Lixin Su (Presently employed as Assistant Professor of Accounting, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • 2003-2004, Member of the Ph.D. Dissertation committee for Lei (Tony) Chen (Presently employed as Assistant Professor of Accounting, Georgia State University)
  • 2001- To date, Member of the Ph.D. Dissertation committee for Omer Pamukcu (Presently employed as Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Waterloo)
  • 1999-2001, Member of the Ph.D. Dissertation committee for Raj Mashruwala (Presently employed as Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Affiliations

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