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Somnath Das

Professor and Coordinator of Accounting PhD Program

Department of Accounting


Building & Room:

UH 2330


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-4482


CV Link:

Somnath Das



  • Assistant Professor, Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

Classes Taught

  • Introductory & Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Introductory & Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Analysts' and Management Earnings Forecasts
  • Earnings Management
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Healthcare costs

Notable Honors

2004, Best Paper Award for "Analysts' Selective Coverage and Subsequent Performance of Newly Public Firms", International Finance Conference, National Taiwan University

1998, Vernon K. Zimmerman Outstanding Paper Award, 10th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Hawaii

L. H. Penney Faculty Fellowship, Professional Accounting Program, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Richard King Mellon, Doctoral Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University


PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
M. Phil, Carnegie Mellon University
Post-Graduate Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
BS, (First Division Honors in Physics), St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, India