My research interests span non-financial misconduct, ESG issues, political connections (especially subsidies), and auditing. If there is no link to a paper below, please contact me directly if you would like a copy. I'm also not great at coming up with titles for papers, so the most recent SSRN versions of papers might have different titles from what's on my website. The titles listed below will generally be the most updated.
Financial Misconduct and Employee Mistreatment: Evidence from Wage Theft
Forthcoming, Review of Accounting Studies
- Best Paper Award, 2020 RAST Conference
Are audit fees discounted in initial year audit engagements? (with Abhijit Barua and Clive Lennox)
Journal of Accounting and Economics 69(2-3), 2020.
Do Socially Responsible Firms Walk the Talk? (with Shiva Rajgopal)
Do ESG Funds Make Stakeholder-Friendly Investments? (with Shiva Rajgopal)
Tax Subsidy Information and Local Economic Effects (with Lisa De Simone and Rebecca Lester)
Two-Sided Matching in the Audit Market (with Ken Li and Maureen McNichols)
Institutional Ownership and Workplace Misconduct: Evidence from U.S. Federal Violations (with Xi Li)
Are Carbon Emissions Associated with Stock Returns? (with Jitendra Aswani and Shiva Rajgopal)
Real Effects of Information Frictions Within Regulators: Evidence from Workplace Safety (with Thomas Ruchti)
Mandatory Gender Pay Inequity Disclosure in the UK: Did Inequity Fall and Do these Disclosures Affect Firm Value? (with Shiva Rajgopal)
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