Andrew Gordon Sutherland

Faculty

Andrew Gordon Sutherland

About

Andrew Sutherland is the Ford International Career Development Professor of Accounting and an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

His current research studies the role of financial and credit report information in commercial lending markets. This work often focuses on entrepreneurs and privately held firms, and examines bank monitoring, bank specialization, hard and soft information, financial regulation, and relationship lending.

Sutherland previously worked as a consultant advising companies throughout the U.S. and Latin America on valuation, investment policy, performance measurement, and executive compensation.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from York University, an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and a PhD from the University of Chicago. He teaches in the MBA and Master of Finance programs at MIT Sloan.

Honors

Publications

"Institutional Investor Attention and Firm Disclosure."

Abramova, Inna, John Core, and Andrew Sutherland, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5460-18. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2018.

"Learning about Competitors: Evidence from SME Lending."

Darmouni, Olivier, and Andrew Sutherland, Working Paper. 2018.

"Regulatory Spillovers in Common Audit Markets."

Duguay, Raphael, Michael Minnis, and Andrew Sutherland, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5234-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, January 2018.

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Recent Insights

Press

MIT Sloan study shows negative effects of Sarbanes Oxley on nonpublic entities

Aa recent study by MIT Sloan Prof. Andrew Sutherland found the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) in 2002 had significant effects on private companies and nonprofits.

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MIT Sloan Professor: Previously unreleased banking industry data reveals loose lending to construction firms parallels banks’ lax loans to homebuyers

Major reforms instituted since the financial crisis still fail to address lax lending

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