Dr Tharindra Ranasinghe received his PhD in Business Administration from the Bauer College of Business, University of Houston in 2012. In his research, Tharindra investigates the effectiveness and unintended consequences of financial/reporting regulations, the role of information intermediaries in capital markets, and the use and abuse of derivative instruments.
Tharindra is a CFA charterholder (USA) and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK). Prior to embarking on an academic career, Tharindra worked as a management accountant and a hedge fund equity analyst.
PhD in Business Administration (Accounting), Bauer College of Business, University of Houston, US
CFA (CFA Institute)
Financial Statement Analysis
Selected Recognition and Awards
Most Promising Researcher Award, School of Accountancy, SMU, 2013
Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, C. T. Bauer College of Business, University Houston, 2012
AAA Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Lake Tahoe, CA, 2011
Recipient of CFA Sri Lanka Society Scholarship, 2004
"The Impact of SFAS 133 on Income Smoothing by Banks through Loan Loss Provisions", by Tharindra RANASINGHE, E. KILIC, G. LOBO, K. SIVARAMAKRISHNAN, 01/2013, 88, 1 , The Accounting Review, 233-260
"Use of the Extraordinary Item", by Tharindra RANASINGHE, Thomas NOLAND, George GAMBLE, Sandip DHOLE, 02/2012, 82, 2, CPA Journal, 26-31