Haresh Sapra studies the real effects of accounting measurement policies, the interaction between bank regulation and accounting standards, 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, Games and Economic Behavior, and the Journal of Accounting and Economics. He teaches financial accounting to executive students and a PhD course on the economic modeling of accounting issues. He previously taught an MBA elective on mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring issues to full-time and part-time students.
Prof. Sapra has won numerous teaching awards in all the programs at Booth. He has been named one of the top-ranked professors in Bloomberg Businessweek’s “Guide to the Top Business Schools.” Prof. Sapra also earned the Ernest R. Wish Accounting Research Award for his paper “Do Mandatory Hedge Disclosures Discourage or Encourage Excessive Speculation?”