Pervin Shroff
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Pervin Shroff

Accounting Dept. Chair, Professor, Frederick H. Grose Chair in Accounting
Accounting Department

Education

  • PhD 1992
    Accounting, Columbia University

  • ACS 1985
    Institute of Company Secretaries of India

  • ACMA 1984
    Institute of Cost and Management Accountants, London

  • ACA 1981
    Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

  • LLB 1979
    Labor and Cooperation, Bombay University

  • BCom 1976
    Accounting and Auditing, Bombay University

Expertise

Frederick H. Grose Chair in Accounting

 - BCom, Bombay University
 - Chartered Accountant (inactive), Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
 - CMA (inactive), Institute of Cost and Management Accountants, London
 - PhD, Accounting, Columbia University

Research Specialities:  Role of accounting in capital markets, security valuation and risk measurement, quality of earnings, accounting conservatism, consequences of accounting regulation, corporate disclosure strategies.

Selected Works

"Using Forecasts of Earnings to Simultaneously Estimate Growth and the Rate of Return on Equity Investment," Pervin Shroff, Peter Easton, Gary Taylor, and Theodore Sougiannis, Journal of Accounting Research (June 2002).
"Firm Undervaluation and Decisions Related to Repurchase Tender Offers: An Empirical Investigation," Pervin Shroff and Ranjan DMello, Journal of Finance (October 2000).
"Permanent and Transitory Earnings, Accounting Recording Lag, and the Earnings Coefficient," Pervin Shroff, Peter Easton, and Gary Taylor, Review of Accounting Studies (December 2000).
"The Relation Between Aggregate Earnings and Security Returns over Long Intervals," Pervin Shroff, Contemporary Accounting Research (Spring 2002).
"Properties of Accrual Income, Cash Flow, and Security Return: An Interpretive Exercise," Pervin Shroff, Issues in Accounting Education (November 1998).
"Determinants of the Returns-Earnings Correlation," Pervin Shroff, Contemporary Accounting Research (Fall 1995).
"Changes Versus Levels in Earnings as Explanatory Variables for Returns: Some Theoretical Considerations," Pervin Shroff and James Ohlson, Journal of Accounting Research (Autumn 1992).

Current Activities

Administrative Appointments

  • PhD Coordinator, Recruiting Committee


Current Research

  • Capital market-based accounting


  • Role of accounting in security valuation


  • Earnings management


Honors and Awards

  • 6.0 Club for Teaching Excellence, Haas School of Business, University of California-Berkeley, 1996


  • Pacesetter's Award for Best Undergraduate Teacher, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, 1995