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Rahul Menon

Rahul Menon

Assistant Professor of Management


Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2016
M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management, 2008
B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, 2005


Rahul Menon joined the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University as an Assistant Professor in 2016 after completing his PhD in Accounting from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He has published in leading academic journals including: The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research and Management Science. His research broadly focuses on corporate voluntary disclosures, financial reporting standards and auditing standards. Rahul has taught courses on both Advanced managerial accounting and introductory financial accounting.

Journal Articles

  • Jia, X. and R. Menon (2023). "Shareholder short-termism, Corporate control and Voluntary Disclosures." Management Science vol. 69 (1), 702-721.
  • Rahul Menon (2020). "Voluntary Disclosures when there is an option to delay disclosure." Contemporary Accounting Research vol. 37 (2), 829-856.
  • Lee, K. & Menon, R. (2019). "The Effects of Subjectivity on Manager and Auditor Reporting." The Accounting Review vol. 94 (5), 273-295.

Forthcoming Publications

  • Menon, R. and L. Nan "Sooner or Later? A Study of Report Timing." Production and Operations Management
  • Activist Investor

    New Research Shows Activist Shareholders Influence Corporate Disclosure

    Activist investors, who purchase a minority share in a company and engage with management to increase shareholder value, are growing in number and frequency. What form their engagement takes is critical, says Rahul Menon, an assistant professor of management at Purdue University’s Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business.

    Full story: New Research Shows Activist Shareholders Influence Corporate Disclosure

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    Advancing Accounting

    The Krannert School of Management presented the fourth annual Purdue Accounting Theory Conference in May with a program that included distinguished guest speakers from across the country as well as rising scholars in the field. Accounting professors Mark Bagnoli, the Olson Chair in Management, and Susan Watts, the Emanuel T. Weiler Chair in Management, served as coordinators of the conference along with Associate Professor Lin Nan.

    Full story: Advancing Accounting

  • MGMT 20000 (Fall)
  • MGMT 50500 (Fall)

Phone: (765) 494-8520
Office: RAWL 4034

Quick links

Personal website

Area(s) of Expertise

Accounting, Auditing, Corporate Governance