Gurpal Sran

Gurpal Sran

Joined Stern 2022

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 10-94
New York, NY 10012

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Gurpal S. Sran joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in July 2022.

Sran’s research primarily examines (i) the transparency and risk-taking incentives that shape the nature of firms’ disclosure and investment decisions and (ii) the impacts of those decisions on investors and other stakeholders (e.g., employees and competitors).

Prior to pursuing his graduate studies, Sran was a Research Fellow at Stanford Graduate School of Business and an investment banking summer analyst in public finance at Barclays.

Sran received his MBA and PhD from University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his BA in Economics and Biomathematics from Rutgers University.

Research Interests

  • Transparency incentives
  • Effects of financial and non-financial disclosure
  • Accounting and labor economics
  • Managerial risk-taking in financial institutions

Academic Background

Ph.D., Accounting
University of Chicago Booth

University of Chicago Booth

B.A., Economics and Biomathematics
Rutgers University

Areas of Expertise


  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Real Effects of Accounting
  • Regulation