Charles T. Horngren Professor of Accounting, Chicago Booth
Haresh Sapra studies the real effects of accounting measurement policies, disclosure regulation, and corporate governance. He has written extensively on issues of disclosure, transparency, and financial reporting for financial institutions. His current research is on the costs and benefits of climate-related disclosures. He is particularly interested in the implications of cross-country disparity in climate disclosure regulation 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 in all the programs at Booth including a financial reporting to Executive students, an MBA elective on Deal Structuring to full time and part time students, and a PhD course on the economic modeling of accounting issues. Sapra has won numerous teaching awards in all the programs at Booth. Sapra has been named one of the top-ranked professors in BusinessWeek's Guide to the Top Business Schools.
Sapra earned a PhD in Business Administration in 2000 from the University of Minnesota and then joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2000.
Sapra is a six star marathoner who has competed in over thirty marathons with a personal best time of 2:53:06.