School of Accountancy
PhD, Unversity of California at Berkeley; 1998
MS, University of California at Berkeley, 1997
BA, Princeton University, 1990
Market -based accounting research; Effects of accounting regulatory changes; earnings management and debt covenants; voluntary disclosure and informaiton asymmetry
American Accounting Association, Washington DC,
INSEAD Interalpha Banking Programme
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Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2010-present.
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management: 1998-2005
“The Incentives of Compensation Consultants and CEO Pay.” Journal of Accounting and Economics, vol. 49, No. 3 (April 2010), 263-280.
“The Effect of Earnings Surprises on Information Asymmetry,” Journal of Accounting and Economics, vol. 47, No. 3 (June 2009), 208-225.
“How Disclosure Quality Affects the Level of Information Asymmetry,” Review of Accounting Studies, vol. 12, No. 2-3 (September 2007), 443-477.
“Conference Calls and Information Asymmetry,” Journal of Accounting and Economics, vol. 37, No. 3 (August 2004), 343-366.
“Assessing the Probability of Bankruptcy,” Review of Accounting Studies, vol. 9, No. 1 (March 2004), 5-34.
“Financial Reporting and Auditing Under Alternative Damage Apportionment Rules,” The Accounting Review, vol. 74, No. 3 (July 1999), 347-369.
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ACC 503 - Managerial Accounting
Managerial accounting concepts and procedures for internal reporting applied to the decision making activities of the professional managers.
ACC 799 - Dissertation
Supervised research focused on preparation of dissertation, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.