Nemit Shroff

Faculty

Nemit Shroff

About

Nemit Shroff is the Class of 1958 Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Accounting at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Shroff’s primary research interest concerns whether and why accounting disclosures such as audited financial statements, management forecasts,and press releases affect the corporate financing and investing policies of public and private companies. In addition, his research examines the reasons why corporate disclosure is regulated across the world and the economic consequences of regulating (or not regulating) disclosure. His research has been published in top accounting and finance journals and has received several awards, including the 2011 FARS Best Dissertation Award, the 2014 Competitive Manuscript Award, and the 2016 FARS Best Paper Award.

Born in India, Shroff earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mumbai and his MBA from Amrita School of Business. He then came to the U.S. to pursue his doctoral degree at the University of Michigan.

Honors

Hanlon and Shroff win American Tax Association award

Publications

"When Does the Peer Information Environment Matter?"

Shroff, Nemit, Rodrigo Verdi, and Benjamin P. Yost. Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 64, No. 2-3 (2017): 183-214.

"Tax Rates and Corporate Decision Making."

Graham, John, Michelle Hanlon, and Terry Shevlin. Review of Financial Studies Vol. 30, No. 9 (2017): 3128-3175.

"Regulatory Oversight and Auditor Market Share."

Aobdia, Daniel, and Nemit Shroff. Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 63, No. 2-3 (2017): 262-287.

"Corporate Investment and Changes in GAAP."

Shroff, Nemit. Review of Accounting Studies Vol. 22, No. 1 (2017): 1-63.

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Press

MIT Sloan study finds positive impact of auditor regulatory oversight

PCAOB inspection facilitates increased investment and capital raising

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Ideas Made to Matter

Study: Credible auditors help companies raise funds

When company’s auditor gets OK from regulators, debt and investment rise

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