K. Ramesh

Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Accounting

K. Ramesh is Professor of Accounting, Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Ramesh obtained his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and has previously served on the faculties of the business schools at Northwestern University, the University of Rochester, The Pennsylvania State University, and Michigan State University where he was the Plante & Moran Faculty Fellow and Director of Accounting Doctoral Program. He was an academic fellow at the Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission during 2007-8. During his tenure as vice president at two leading economic consulting firms, Ramesh worked with leading law firms, Big-4 audit firms, major corporations and governmental agencies.

Teaching Interests: 

-Financial reporting and corporate governance -Introduction to accounting research -Financial statement analysis

Research Interests: 

-Capital market information environment -Role of accounting information in contracting and regulation -Financial disclosures and valuation