Indrarini (Rini) Laksmana, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Department of Accounting

Rini Laksmana

Indrarini Laksmana received her Ph.D. from Georgia State University in 2004. Her research has been published in numerous academic journals including Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Journal of Business Ethics. She received the Best Paper Award from the Ohio Region of the American Accounting Association. Her work has been cited in news outlets such as and ScienceDaily. 

Laksmana teaches Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting for MBAs, Cost Accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting, and Ph.D. Seminar in Managerial Accounting. She is a two-time recipient of the Beta Alpha Psi and Accounting Association's Professor of the Year Award. She has also received the Paul L. Pfeiffer Professional and Creative Teaching Award. She worked in public accounting before pursuing her graduate degrees and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


Ph.D., Business Administration (Accounting), Georgia State University, 2004, MACC, Accounting, University of South Carolina, 1999, MBA, Finance, University of Kentucky, 1997, BBA, Accounting, Airlangga University, Indonesia, 1995



  • Harjoto, M. A., I. Laksmana, and R. Lee. 2015. Board Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics 132 (4): 641-660.
  • Laksmana, I., and Y. Yang. (2014). Product Market Competition and Earnings Management: Evidence from Discretionary Accruals and Real Activity Manipulation. Advances in Accounting (incorporating Advances in International Accounting) 30, 263-275.
  • Laksmana, I., W. Tietz, and Y. Yang. (2012). Compensation Discussion and Analysis (CD&A): Readability and Management Obfuscation. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 31, (2), 185-203.
  • Cao, J., and I. Laksmana. (2010). The Effect of Capital Market Pressures on the Association between R&D Spending and CEO Option Compensation. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 34 (2). 273-300.
  • Laksmana, I. , and Y. Yang. (2009). Corporate Citizenship and Earnings Attributes. Advances in Accounting (incorporating Advances in International Accounting), 25 (1), 40-48.
  • Laksmana, I. (2008). Corporate Board Governance and Voluntary Disclosure of Executive Compensation Practices. Contemporary Accounting Research, 25 (4), 1147-1182.