Prianka Musa is a PhD candidate (Finance) at UMass Boston. Her area of research includes corporate litigation, financial reporting, voluntary disclosure, and corporate social responsibility. She plans on expanding her research focus to various topics in corporate governance. She has one published paper with Robert Kim and Sangwan Kim: “When Does Comparability Better Enhance Relevance? Policy Implications from Empirical Evidence.” Her dissertation comprises three essays and is titled “Essays on Shareholder Litigation”. Her teaching portfolio includes Corporate Finance, Managerial Accounting, and Economics. In her free time, she enjoys indoor gardening and playing the ukulele.


  • PhD Finance, University of Massachusetts Boston (in progress)
  • MS Economics, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • BSS Economics, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Selected Publications

  • Kim, R., Kim, S., & Musa, P. M. (2018). When does comparability better enhance relevance? Policy implications from empirical evidence. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 37(5), 436-457.

Awards and Recognition

  • The PhD Award for Academic Distinction in Finance, UMass Boston, 2018