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Dr. Ramesh Narasimhan


Professor | Accounting & Finance | Feliciano School of Business

Email: narasimhanr@mail.montclair.edu

Telephone: 9736557456

Office: Feliciano School of Business, 370

Biography

Dr. Ramesh Narasimhan joined Montclair State University at the School of Business in 1998. At the undergraduate and graduate levels, he teaches courses in Financial Accounting, Auditing and Accounting Information Systems, including the Senior Seminar in Accounting and Contemporary Issues in Public Accountancy.

Prior to his arrival at Montclair, Dr. Narasimhan taught at Drexel University first as an instructor (1986-1988) then as an assistant professor (1988-1994). He was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Baltimore (1994-1995) and served as an assistant professor at the City University of Hong Kong (1995-1997) and Lingnan University of Hong Kong (1997-1998).

His principal areas of research involve auditing, financial accounting, international accounting, accounting information systems, and teaching and curricula issues. His work experience includes former positions in various companies as Loan Officer, Management Trainee, and Audit Assistant. Additionally, he has volunteered as a judge for DECA regional and state-level competitions for high school students the last few years and has reviewed submissions to the annual conferences of the American Accounting Association’s (AAA) meetings for the last fifteen years.

Dr. Narasimhan received his B.S. in Chemistry with Honors as well as a Diploma in Financial Management from the University of Bombay, India. He completed his M.B.A. at the University of West Georgia in 1983 and went on for his Ph.D. in Accounting and minored in Information Systems and Statistics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, graduating in 1988. He holds certifications as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Dr. Narasimhan served on the Board of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants from 1988 to 1994 eventually becoming the President of the Chapter in 1993. He has chaired the annual conferences of the AAA’s Mid-Atlantic Region in 2007 and 2013 and has served on the Steering Committee of the Region since 2007. He served as the President of the Region in 2013 – 2014 and is the Region’s elected representative on the AAA Council, a governing body of the association, for 2015 – 2017. Dr. Narasimhan was also the President of the MSU’s Asian Pacific Islanders Caucus from 2013 – 2015.

Areas of Expertise

Accounting Education & Curriculum Issues
Accounting Information Systems
Auditing
Financial Accounting

Education

  • Ph D, Accounting, 1988, Virginia Tech
  • MBA, General Business, 1983, University of West Georgia
  • Diploma in Financial Management, Financial Management, 1981, University of Bombay
  • BS, Chemistry, 1975, University of Bombay

Refereed Publications

  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2016). Is it time for an Emission Accounting Standard in the U.S.?. Upland, CA. International Research Journal of Global Business Development.5 (1). (pp. pp. 34-38).
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2014). Impact of Economic Conditions on Pension Costs: A Comparative Analysis of Changes in Comprehensive Income for Pensions. Upland, CA. Journal of Global Business Development.5 (1). (pp. pp. 74-77).
  • Narasimhan R., (2012). A Comparative Analysis of Accounting for Intangible Assets Other than Goodwill. Upland, CA. International Research Journal of Global Business Development.1 (1). (pp. pp. 60 - 63).
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2011). Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Audit and Non-Audit Fees: A Comparative Analysis. Upland, CA. Journal of Global Business Development.3 (2). (pp. pp. 56 - 59).
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2010). Time to Redesign the Accounting Curriculum for the 21st Century: A Proposed Model of Integration. . International Journal of Global Business and Economics.3 (2). (pp. pp. 121- 127).
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2010). Accounting for the Proposed Clean Energy and Security Act Emissions Allowances: Are Fair Values Relevant or Even Necessary?. Conklin, NY 13748. Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly.LVIII (3). (pp. 497-501).
  • Chung S., Narasimhan R., (2009). Are Published Annual Reports of Public Companies Still Necessary in the Digital Age?. Upland, CA. Journal of Global Business Development.2 (1). (pp. pp. 32-35).
  • Chung S., Narasimhan R., (2006). Implications of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 6 for Extractive Industry Companies in U.S. . Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly. (pp. pp. 283-292).
  • Chung S., Narasimhan R., (2002). An International Study of Cross-sectional Variations in Audit Fees. . International Journal of Auditing.6 (1). (pp. 79-91).
  • Chung S., Narasimhan R., (2001). Perceived Value of Mandatory Audits of Small Companies. . Managerial Auditing Journal.16 (3). (pp. 120-123).
  • Chow W. C., Chung S., Narasimhan R., (2001). Identifying and Developing Topics for Research and Publication: A Sharing of Experiences and Insights by Highly Published Overseas Chinese Accounting Scholars. . China Accounting and Finance Review.3 (1). (pp. 28-51).
  • Chung S., Narasimhan R., Wei P., (2000). Spread Analysis of Write-offs. . Journal of Accounting & Finance.14 (2). (pp. 1-26).
  • Narasimhan R., (2000). Learning Style Preferences and Teaching Approaches. . Journal of Accounting & Finance.14 (1). (pp. 114-131).
  • Chung S., Narasimhan R., (2000). Learning Style Preferences and Teaching Approaches. . Journal of Accounting and Finance.14 (1). (pp. 85-115).
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (1998). Auditor Concentration of Listed Public Companies on International Stock Exchanges. . Journal of Financial Management and Accounting.9 (3). (pp. 58-75).

Published Proceedings

  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2009). A Review of the Standards on Accounting for Investments: Time for a Change?. Montclair, NJ. 11th International Conference of the Society of Global Bus. Dev.. Refereed
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2008). An Examination of the Role of Investment Accounting Rules in the Current Accounting Crisis: Is It Time to Revise the Standards?. Upland, CA. Business Economics Institute. Refereed
  • Narasimhan R., (2008). A Required Course in Financial Literacy in All Undergraduate Programs: Now is the Time. San Diego, CA. American Society of Behavioral and Business Sciences. Refereed
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2007). Issues in Using Fair Value Accounting in U.S. Montclair, NJ. 10th International Conference of the Society of Global Bus. Dev.. Refereed
  • Chung S., Narasimhan R., (2007). A Survey of the Use of Various Instructional Technologies in Accounting Education and the Impact on Learning Outcomes and Assessment Techniques. San Diego, CA. American Society of Behavioral and Business Sciences. Refereed
  • Chung S., Narasimhan R., (2006). Diversity in Education and Licensing Requirements for Entry-level Accountants and the Impact on World-wide Accounting Harmonization Efforts. Niagara, NY. 2006 Conference on Emerging Issues in International Accounting and Business. Refereed
  • Narasimhan R., (2006). Responding to Emerging Challenges in Business: A Model for an Integrative Accounting Curriculum. San Diego, CA. American Society of Behavioral and Business Sciences. Refereed
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2005). Redesigning the Accounting Curriculum for Integration: A Model to Incorporate Concepts across Courses. Chia-Yi, Taiwan. 2005 International Conference on Accounting and Information Technology. Refereed
  • Narasimhan R., (2005). Analysis of US Public Companies Disclosures of Audit and Non-Audit Fees Before and After Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Montclair, NJ. 9th International Conference of the Society of Global Bus. Dev.. Refereed
  • Narasimhan R., Chung S., (2005). A Survey of Educational and Licensing Requirements for CPAs in the World. San Diego, CA. American Society of Behavioral and Business Sciences. Refereed

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award, 12th International Conference of the Global Business Development Institute (2010)
  • Beta Alpha Psi, Virginia Tech (1985)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, University of West Georgia (1983)