Faculty Books

Shyam Sunder
Now Publishers Inc. | September 2016 | ISBN: 978-1-68083-144-3
What are the properties of a good financial reporting regime? There are three broad approaches to defining better financial reporting based on attributes, goals, and practice. The first specifies some attributes of good reporting. A second approach is to focus on goals...
Shyam Sunder
Routledge | February 2014 | ISBN: 9780415636100
(With Daniel Friedman, R. Mark Isaac, and Duncan James)  Seven decades ago, Von Neumann and Morgenstern proposed curved utility functions for explaining choice under risk, generalizing a suggestion two centuries earlier by Daniel Bernoulli. That proposal continues to dominate the field, as...
Shyam Sunder
University of Hawaii Press | November 1997 | ISBN: 0824819675
(Edited with James Mak, Shigeyuki Abe, and Kazuhiro Igawa)  This collection of twenty six essays furnishes concise explanations of everyday Japanese life in simplified economic terms. They begin with such questions as, Do Japanese live better than Americans? Why don’t Japanese workers...
Shyam Sunder
South-Western College Publishers | July 17, 1996 | ISBN: 978-0538866866
Using Barnard and Simon’s contract model of organizations, this is the ONLY theory text that truly integrates financial, managerial, tax, auditing, not-for-profit and governmental aspects of accounting into a single framework within the economic theory of the firm.
Shyam Sunder
Cambridge University Press | January 1994 | ISBN: 0521450683
(With Daniel Friedman)  Laboratory experiments have become an important source of data in economics. Hundreds of journal articles, dozens of surveys, and several books report what laboratory experiments have helped economists discover about commodity and asset markets, industrial organization,...
Shyam Sunder
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research | 1977 | ISBN 0844732699
Oil Industry Profits examines the profitability of the oil industry over the fifteen-year period from 1961 to 1975 using data from accounting reports and stock prices. Sunder’s analysis of accounting data supports the conclusion that the oil industry had been no more pro...