Vyas, Dushyant

Associate Professor (Accounting)Management

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KN 265
Mailing Address: 
Kaneff Centre, 3359 Mississauga Rd.
Postal Code: 
L5L 1C6
Dushyant Vyas

Dushyantkumar Vyas is Assistant Professor of Accounting in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a cross-appointment to the Accounting area at Rotman.  Dushyant has a Ph.D. in accounting from University of Toronto and a Masters in Finance from Queen’s University. He was most recently employed as an Assistant Professor in accounting at the Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota.

Dushyant’s research focuses on accounting for financial institutions, accounting issues pertaining to the recent financial crisis, private company accounting, information intermediaries, and international issues in finance and accounting. His research has been published in the Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, The Accounting Review, Journal of International Business Studies and Contemporary Accounting Research, and has been featured in popular press outlets such as The Globe and Mail, The Economist, Financial Times, The Times (London), and Hindustan Times. Dushyant has presented his research at various international conferences and has been invited to speak as a panelist at recent events focusing on financial reporting by banks during the recent financial crisis.




“Debt Analysts’ View of Debt-Equity Conflicts of Interests.” 2013, with Gus De Franco, Florin Vasvari and Regina Wittenberg-Moerman. Forthcoming, The Accounting Review.


 “The Cost of Pride: Why do Firms from Developing Countries Bid More?” with Ole-Kristian Hope and Wayne Thomas, Journal of International Business Studies 42(1), 2011.


“The Timeliness of Accounting Write-downs by U.S. Financial Institutions during the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008” Journal of Accounting Research 49(3), June 2011.


“Transparency, Ownership Concentration and Financing Constraints in Private Firms.” with Ole-Kristian Hope and Wayne Thomas, Journal of International Business Studies, 42(7), 2011.


“Financial Reporting Quality in U.S. Private and Public Firms.” 2012, with Ole-Kristian Hope and Wayne Thomas. The Accounting Review, 88(5), Sept 2013


“Analyst Report Readability.” 2013, with Gus De Franco, Ole-Kristian Hope and Yibin Zhou. Contemporary Accounting Research, forthcoming


“The Impact of SOX on the Exit Strategies of Private Firms.” 2013, with Francesco Bova, Miguel Minutti, and Gordon Richardson. Contemporary Accounting Research, forthcoming.


“Risk-relevance of Securitizations during the Recent Financial Crisis” 2013, with Yiwei Dou, Yanju Liu, and Gordon Richardson. Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming.




“The Implications of Banks’ Credit Risk Modeling for Their Loan Loss Provision Timeliness and Loan Origination Procyclicality.” 2013, with Gauri Bhat and Stephen G. Ryan. [Journal of Accounting Research /New York Fed Conference paper (Sept 2012)]


“The Implications of Operational Control Risk for Audit Risk and SOX-Mandated Internal Control Assessments.” 2013, with Alastair Lawrence and Miguel Minutti-Meza. Working paper.


“The Capital Purchase Program and Subsequent Bank SEOs.” 2013, with Mozaffar Khan


“Sticky Covenants.” 2013, work in progress, with Gus De Franco, Florin Vasvari and Regina Wittenberg-Moerman



Accounting, Finance


Ph.D. in Accounting, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
M.Sc. in Finance, Queen's School of Business, Queen's University
Masters in International Business, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi
B.E. (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India