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Mohan Venkatachalam
R.J. Reynolds Professor


Throckmorton, Chandra S., William J. Mayew, Mohan Venkatachalam and Leslie M. Collins. 2015. "Financial Fraud Detection Using Vocal, Linguistic and Financial CuesDecision Support Systems, 74: 78-87.

W. Mayew, Mani Sethuraman, and M. Venkatachalam, 2015. "MD&A Disclosure and the Firm’s Ability to Continue as a Going Concern"  The Accounting Review, 90(4): 1621-1651..

J. Hopkins, E. Maydew, and M. Venkatachalam, Corporate General Counsel and Financial Reporting Quality, Forthcoming, Management Science.

Li, B., S. Rajagopal, and M. Venkatachalam. 2014. R2 and Idiosyncratic Risk are not Inter-changeable. The Accounting Review, Forthcoming.

Bowen, R., S. Rajgopal, and M. Venkatachalam. 2014. The Impact of Influential Investors on Accounting, Governance and Investing Decisions: The Case of Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway. The Accounting Review Forthcoming.

Anderson, Rindy C., Casey A. Klofstad, William J. Mayew and Mohan Venkatachalam. 2014. "Vocal Fry May Undermine the Success of Young Women in the Labor MarketPLoS ONE 9(5): e97506.

Mayew, William J., Christopher A. Parsons and Mohan Venkatachalam. 2013. "Voice Pitch and the Labor Market Success of Male Chief Executive Officers"Evolution & Human Behavior, 34 (4): 243-248 (Lead article).

Mayew, William J., Nathan Y. Sharp, and Mohan Venkatachalam. 2013. "Using Earnings Conference Calls to Identify Analysts with Superior Private InformationReview of Accounting Studies, 18 (2): 386-413.

Mayew, William J. and Mohan Venkatachalam. 2012. "Speech Analysis in Financial MarketsFoundations and Trends in Accounting, 7 (2): 73-130.

Hobson, Jessen, William J. Mayew, and Mohan Venkatachalam. 2012. "Analyzing Speech to Detect Financial MisreportingJournal of Accounting Research, 50 (2): 349-392.

Frictions in the Labor Market: The Role of Talent Agents in CEO Compe sation (with Shiva Rajgopal and Daniel Taylor). Contemporary Accounting Research 2012 29(1): 119-151.

Mayew, William J., and Mohan Venkatachalam. 2012. "The Power of Voice: Managerial Affective States and Future Firm PerformanceJournal of Finance, 67 (1): 1-43 (Lead article).

Are Sin Firms Paying the Price for their Accounting Sins? (with Irene Kim). Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Financel 2011 26(2): 415-442.

Financial Reporting Quality and Idiosyncratic Return Volatility (with Shivaram Rajgopal). Journal of Accounting and Economics 2011 26(2): 415-442.

Accelerated Vesting of Employee Stock Options in Anticipation of FAS123-R (with Preeti Choudhary and Shivaram Rajgopal). Journal of Accounting Research 2009 47(1): 105-146.

Accounting Discretion, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance (with Bob Bowen and Shivaram Rajgopal). Contemporary Accounting Research 2008 25(2): 351-405.

Earnings, Cash Flows and Ex Post Intrinsic Value of Equity (with K.R. Subramanyam).  The Accounting Review 2007 82: 457-481.

The Accrual Anomaly: International Evidence (with Morton Pincus and Shivaram Rajgopal).  The Accounting Review 2007 82: 169-203.

The Relevance of Non-financial performance Measures for CEO compensation: Evidence from the Airline Industry with Tony Davila, Review of Accounting Studies 2004 9: 463-464.

Value-Glamour and Accruals Mispricing: One Anomaly or Two? with Hemang Desai and Shivaram Rajgopal, The Accounting Review 2004 79: 355-385. 

The Role of Online Buying Experience as a Competitive Advantage: Evidence from Third-Party Ratings for E-Commerce Firms with Suresh Kotha and Shivaram Rajgopal, Journal of Business 2004 77: 109-133.

Does the Stock Market Fully Appreciate the Implications of Leading Indicators for Future Earnings with Shivaram Rajgopal and Terry Shevlin, Review of Accounting Studies 2003 8: 461-492.

Differential Pricing of Discretionary, Nondiscretionary and Noise Components of Loan Fair Values with William Beaver, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance 2003 18: 41-67.

The Value-Relevance of Network Advantages: The Case of E-Commerce Firms with Suresh Kotha and Shivaram Rajgopal, Journal of Accounting Research 2003 41: 135-162.
- Abstracted in the CFA Digest, August 2003

The Effect of Mandated Market Risk Disclosures on Trading Volume Sensitivity to Interest Rate, Exchange Rate, and Commodity Price Movements with Thomas Linsmeier, Daniel Thornton and Michael Welker, The Accounting Review 2002 77: 343-377.

Managerial Actions, Stock Returns, and Earnings: The Case of Business-to-Business Internet Firms with Suresh Kotha and Shivaram Rajgopal, Journal of Accounting Research 2002 40: 529-556.
- Abstracted in the CFA Digest, November 2002

Institutional Ownership and the Extent to which Stock Prices Reflect Future Earnings with Jim Jiambalvo and Shivaram Rajgopal, Contemporary Accounting Research 2002 19: 177-145.

Value-Relevance of Banks’ Derivatives Disclosures Journal of Accounting

and Economics 1996 22: 327-355.


Financial Benefits from JIT Adoption: Effects of Customer Concentration and Cost Structure with Ramji Balakrishnan and Thomas Linsmeier,

The Accounting Review 1996 71: 183-205.



Discussion of Corporate Disclosure Practices, Institutional Investors and

Stock Return Volatility Journal of Accounting Research Supplement 2001.


Are 20-F Reconciliations between IAS and US-GAAP Value-Relevant? A discussion Journal of Accounting and Economics, January 1999.


Comment Letters
AAA Financial Accounting Standards Committee

Comments on the FASB’s Proposals on Consolidating Special-Purpose

Entities and Related Standard Setting Issue Accounting Horizons, June 2003. 


Commentary on the IASB’s Exposure Draft on Business Combinations

Accounting Horizons, March 2004. 


Evaluation of the IASB’s Proposed Accounting and Disclosure Requirements

for Share-Based Payment Accounting Horizons, March 2004.


Response to FASB Exposure Draft: Accounting Changes and Error Corrections Accounting Horizons, December 2004.


Response to the FASB’s Exposure Draft on Share-Based Payment: An Amendment of FASB Statements No. 123 and No. 95 Accounting Horizons,

June 2005.


Response to the FASB’s Exposure Draft on Fair Value Measurements

Accounting Horizons, September 2005.