Recent Dissertation Titles

  • "Disciplining Role of Auditor Tenure and Mandatory Auditor Rotation" Aysa Dordzhieva (2017)
  • "Revisions versus Restatements: Managerial Discretion in Materiality Assessments" Rachel Thompson (2017)
  • "Shareholder Litigation and the Information Content of Management Voluntary Disclosure" Yuanyuan Ma (2016)
  • "Financial Reporting Comparability & Relative Performance Evaluation" Jonathan Nam (2016)
  • "Powerful Politicians, Political Costs, and Income Smoothing: Evidence from a Natural Experiment" Sumi Jung (2015)
  • "Equity Investor Sentiment and Bond Market Reaction: Test of Overinvestment and Capital Flow Hypotheses" Wen Chen (2015)
  • "Did Regulation Fair Disclosure Dimish Institutional Investors' Ability to Mimic Profitable Insider Trades?" Xin Dai (2014)
  • "Mergers & Acquisitions and CEO Debt-Like Compensation," Xiaoxia Peng (2013)
  • "Changes in Corporate Governance Following Allegations of Fraud Against Shareholders versus Fraud Against the Government," Lakshmana Krishna-Moorthy (2012)
  • "Analyst's Forecasts: The Role of Reputation and Trading Commissions," Sanjay Bannerjee (2011)
  • "Accounting Conservatism and Debt Contract Efficiency with Soft Information," Xu Jiang (2011)
  • "Accounting Flexibility & Managers' Forecast Behavior Prior to Seasoned Equity Offerings," Jae Bum Kim (2011)
  • "Accounting Conservationism and Debt Contract Efficiency with Soft Information," Xu Jiang (2011)
  • "The Role of Accounting Quality in Securities Class Action Lawsuits," Stephanie Dehning Grimm (2009)
  • "Disclosure as a Tool for Building Trust & Stimulating Investment," Radhika Lunawat (2009)

Student Publications and Presentations

  • "Board Reform Regulations and Cherry-picking Independent Directors," 2014 AAA Midwest Conference, Jonathan Nam