International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Professor (Dr.) Shyam Sunder

Shyam Sunder is the James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance at the Yale School of Management and Professor (by courtesy) in the Department of Economics. He His research contributions to management and economics include information processing in stock markets, statistical theory of valuation, social norms and regulation. He is a pioneer in the fields of experimental finance and experimental macroeconomics, having introduced the concept of zero-intelligence agents to computational economics. His review of higher education reforms in India appeared The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy. Sunder’s research includes ten books and more than 220 articles in the leading journals of accounting, economics and finance, as well as in popular media. His books have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean Portuguese and Spanish. He served as elected president of the American Accounting Association (2006-2007), former director of Yale’s Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance, fellow of Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center, distinguished fellow of the Center for Study of Science and Technology Policy in Bengaluru, and research fellow of Research Institute of Economics and Business Administration, Kobe University.