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Visvanathan, Gnanakumar

Academic Unit:Accounting
Position:Associate Professor and Area Chair of Accounting
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 107
Office Hours:By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Information content of accounting information
  • Accounting for deferred taxes
  • Discolsure of not-for-profit organizations and financial statement analysis in general
  • PhD - Accounting, New York University
  • CA, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • BA, University of Madras

Prior to joining George Mason University, Visvanathan was an assistant professor at George Washington University. His research has been published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Statement Analysis, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, and Journal of American Taxation Association.

George Mason University School of Business

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