Madhav V. Rajan

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Gregor G. Peterson Professor of Accounting and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

http://gobi.stanford.edu/facultybios/bio.asp?ID=30

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Conservatism, Growth and Return on Investment

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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Conservatism, Growth, Return on Investment

Conservatism, Growth, and Return on Investment

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1956
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
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cost accounting, financial analysis, financial statements, valuation

Depreciation Rules and the Relation Between Marginal and Historical Cost

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Madhav V. Rajan and Stefan J. Reichelstein
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
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depreciation, historical cost, accounting cost, economic cost, marginal cost

Depreciation Rules and the Relation Between Marginal and Historical Cost

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Madhav V. Rajan and Stefan J. Reichelstein
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Optimal Team Size and Monitoring in Organizations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Pierre Jinghong Liang, Madhav V. Rajan and Korok Ray
Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago GSB
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teams, incentives, contracts, monitoring

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Conservatism Correction for the Market-to-Book Ratio and Tobin's q

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4626, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
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An Evolutionary Risk Basis for Differential Treatment of Gains and Losses

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Venky Nagar, Madhav V. Rajan and Korok Ray
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School
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Evolutionary economics, financial accounting, conservatism, prospect theory, game theory

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Optimal Information Asymmetry

Accounting Review, Vol. 81, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
Madhav V. Rajan and Richard E. Saouma
Stanford Graduate School of Business and David Eccles School of Business
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Citation 4

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optimal adverse selection, information asymmetry, contract theory

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Proof of Local Stability of the Rate-of-Return Regulation Process

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2042
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
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cost accounting, economic theory, Regulation

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An Examination of the Efficiency of Resource Allocation Auctions within Firms

Resource Allocation Auctions within Firms. Journal of Accounting Research, December, 2007.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford Graduate School of Business and David Eccles School of Business
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capital budgeting, resource allocation, auctions, simple mechanisms, simple contracts, adverse selection, moral hazard

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Resource Allocation Auctions within Firms

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 45, Issue 5, pp. 915-946, December 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Stanley Baiman, Madhav V. Rajan and Richard E. Saouma
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford Graduate School of Business and David Eccles School of Business
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An Empirical Analysis of Capacity Costs

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-17-26, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-23
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Mar 2017
Merle Ederhof, Venky Nagar and Madhav V. Rajan
Stanford University, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Role of Auditing in Mediating Firm Conflict

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-30
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jun 2016
Venky Nagar, Madhav V. Rajan and Korok Ray
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School
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Structural Properties of the Price-to-Earnings and Price-to-Book Ratios

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Mar 2016
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business

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price-to-earnings, price-to-book, Tobin's q, growth, profitability, conservatism

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Knowledge, Compensation, and Firm Value: An Empirical Analysis of Firm Communication

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 58, Issue 1, August 2014, Pages 96–116, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-03, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 83,
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Feng Li, Michael Minnis, Venky Nagar and Madhav V. Rajan
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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knowledge, communication, firm value, compensation, authority, organization

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Objective Versus Subjective Indicators of Managerial Performance

Accounting Review, 2009
Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Madhav V. Rajan and Stefan J. Reichelstein
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business

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discretion, bonus pools, subjective performance measurement

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Insider Trades and Private Information: The Special Case of Delayed-Disclosure Trades

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 20, Issue 6, pp. 1833-1864, 2007
Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Shijun Cheng, Venky Nagar and Madhav V. Rajan
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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K22, G34, G38, G30, M41

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Measuring Customer Relationships: The Case of the Retail Banking Industry

Management Science, June 2005
Posted: 31 May 2005
Venky Nagar and Madhav V. Rajan
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Nonfinancial measures, earnings prediction

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A Perspective on Asymmetric Information, Incentives and Intrafirm Resource Allocation

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Jul 2004
Madhav V. Rajan and Stefan J. Reichelstein
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Intrafirm resource allocation, Managerial Incentives, Asymmetric Information

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Identifying Control Motives in Managerial Ownership: Evidence from Antitakeover Legislation

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 May 2004
Shijun Cheng, Venky Nagar and Madhav V. Rajan
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Antitakeover legislation, Managerial ownership, Control

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The Revenue Implications of Financial and Operational Measures of Product Quality

The Accounting Review, October 2001
Posted: 04 Oct 2001
Venky Nagar and Madhav V. Rajan
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Non-financial performance measures; Costs of quality; Customer goodwill

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Optimal Cost Targets and Incentives for Acquiring Expertise

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol 3, 1998
Posted: 27 Apr 1999
Stanley Baiman and Madhav V. Rajan
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Limits to Voluntary Disclosure in Efficient Markets

JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, AUDITING AND FINANCE, Vol 11, No 3, Summer 1996
Posted: 25 Jun 1998
Bharat Sarath and Madhav V. Rajan
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Accounting and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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The Value of Correlated Signals in Agencies

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol 28 No 1
Posted: 05 Mar 1997
Madhav V. Rajan and Bharat Sarath
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Accounting

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