ALOKE (Al) GHOSH

Phone: 973.457.1676

Email: Aloke.Ghosh@baruch.cuny.edu

EDUCATION

1989-1993 – Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
Ph.D. in Accounting & Economics

1987-1989 – Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
M.A. in Economics

1987-1989 – St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta, India
B.S. with major in economics, minor in statistics

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Baruch College, City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
2006-Present – Professor, Stan Ross Department of Accountancy
2010-Present – Stan Ross Fellow
1997-2006 – Associate Professor, Stan Ross Department of Accountancy
1993-1997 – Assistant Professor, Stan Ross Department of Accountancy

Aalto University Business School, Helsinki, Finland
2015 – Visiting Scholar

Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
2014 – Visiting Scholar and Instructor

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
2013 – Adjunct Professor, Executive Programs

Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
2010-Present – Adjunct Professor, Summer School and Continuing Education

Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
2010-Fall – Visiting Professor, Department of Accountancy

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington D.C., USA
2003-2005 – Accounting Academic Fellow, Office of Economic Analysis

Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
1999-2000 – Associate Professor, Goizueta School of Business

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
1992-1993 – Adjunct Instructor, Department of Economics
1990-1992 – Instructor, Department of Economics

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Baruch College, City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
2008-2014 – Director, Executive MS in Financial Statement Analysis
Zicklin School of Business

Baruch College, City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
2005-2011 – Coordinator, Doctoral Program in Accountancy

PUBLICATIONS

1. “Audit Fee Differential, Audit Effort and Litigation Risk: An Examination of ADR Firms” (with Scott Bronson and Chris Hogan), Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming.

2. “Cross-listed Bonds, Information Asymmetry, and Conservatism in Credit Ratings (with Yigit Atilgan, Meng Yan and Jieying Zhang), Journal of Credit Money and Banking, Forthcoming, in press.

3. “When the CEO is also the Chair of the Board” (with Christo Karuna), Journal of Management Accounting Research, Forthcoming, in press.

4. “Auditor Resignations and Risk Factors” (with Charles Y. Tang), Accounting Horizon, Forthcoming, in press.

5. “Financial Reporting Quality of Family Firms: The Auditors’ Perspective” (with Charles Y. Tang), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2015, Vol. 60, Issue 1: 95-116.

6. “Pricing of Risky Initial Engagements,” (with Elisabeth Wagner Peltier and John Elliott), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2013, Vol. 32, Issue 4: 25-43.

7. “Explanations For Weak Stock Market Reactions Around Internal Control Disclosures,” (with Yong Gyu Lee), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2013, Vol. 40, Issue 3-4: 318–349.

8. “Corporate Boards, Audit Committees, and Earnings Management: Pre- and Post-SOX US Evidence,” (with Antonio Marra, and Doocheol Moon), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2010, Vol. 37, Iss. 9/10: 1145-1176.

9. “The Effect of CEO Ownership on the Information Content of Reported Earnings,” (with Doocheol Moon), Review of Quantitative and Finance and Accounting, 2010, Vol. 35, Iss. 4: 393-410.

10. “Corporate Debt Financing and Earnings Quality,” (with Doocheol Moon), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2010), Vol. 37, Iss. 5/6: 538-550.

11. “Asymmetric Valuation of Sustained Earnings Growth By Debt- and Equity Holders,” (with John Elliott, and Doocheol Moon), Review of Accounting Studies, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 4: 833-878.

12. “Audit and Non-audit Fees and Capital Market Perceptions,” (with Sanjay Kallapur and Doocheol Moon), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2009, Vol. 28, Iss. 5: 369-383.

13. “Recent trends in Audit and Non-Audit Fees,” (with Robert Pawlewicz), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2009, Vol. 28, Iss. 2: 171-199.

14. “Pricing of Initial Audit Engagement,” (with Steven Lustgarten), Contemporary Accounting Research, 2006, Vol. 23: 333-368.

15. “Equity Ownership Structure and Discretionary Investments,” (with Doocheol Moon and Kishore Tandon), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2005, Vol. 34: 819-839.

16. “Auditor Tenure and Perceptions of Audit Quality,” (with Doocheol Moon), The Accounting Review, 2005, Vol. 20: 585-612.

17. “Sustained Earnings and Revenue Growth, Earnings Quality, and Earnings Response Coefficients,” (with Zhaoyang Gu and Prem C. Jain), Review of Accounting Studies, 2010, Vol. 10: 33-57.

18. “Increasing Market Share as a Rationale For Corporate Acquisitions,” Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2004, Vol. 31: 209-247.

19. “Does Operating Performance Really Improve Following Corporate Acquisitions,” Journal of Corporate Finance, 2001, Vol. 7: 151-178.

20. “Financial Leverage Changes Associated with Corporate Mergers,” (with Prem C. Jain), Journal of Corporate Finance, 2000, Vol. 6: 377-402.

21. “Abnormal Returns and Expected Managerial Performance of Target Firms,” (with Chi- Wen Jevons Lee), Financial Management, 2000, Vol. 29: 40-52.

22. “Managerial Ownership, the Method of Payment for Acquisitions, and Executive Job Retention,” (with William Ruland), Journal of Finance, 1998, Vol. 23: 785-798.

23. “Market Valuation of Interest Cost-Savings from Debt Refinancing,” (with Steven Lilien, and Steven Lim), Journal of Financial Statement Analysis, 1998, Vol. 4: 58-66.

24. “Conglomerate Mergers and Income Smoothing,” (with Sudipta Basu), Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 1997: 1-29.

25. “Following the Money: The Enron Failure and the State of Corporate Disclosure” by George Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer, Book Review in European Accounting Review, 2004, Vol. 23: 585-588.

26. “Bounded Rationality and Economic Evolution: A Contribution to Decision Making, Economics and Management,” by Clem Tisdell, Book Review in Business and the Contemporary World, 1997, Vol. 9: 515-517.

27. “Valuation of Gains from Mergers: Sources and Estimation of these Gains from Disciplinary Takeovers and Different Tax Related Issues,” Ph.D. Thesis (1993), UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor, MI.

PRESENTATIONS

2015 American Accounting Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL
2014 Loyola University, Quinlan Business School, Chicago
2014 Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
2014 Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
2014 Bank of New York Mellon, New York, NY
2013 University of Florence, Accounting Department, Florence, Italy
2013 Temple University, Fox School of Business, Philadelphia
2012 Yonsei Business School, Seoul, South Korea
2012 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Washington D.C.
2011 American Accounting Association Annual Meetings, Denver, Colorado
2010 University of Bocconi, Department of Accountancy, Milan, Italy
2010 University of Bern, Department of Accountancy, Bern, Switzerland
2010 HEC, Lauzanne, Department of Accountancy, Lauzanne, Switzerland
2010 Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China
2009 Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
2009 American Accounting Association Annual Meetings, New York
2008 Joint Symposium held by AJPT and J-PJAE, Hong Kong
2008 University of Illinois Auditing Conference
2008 American Accounting Association Annual Meetings, Los Angeles
2007 Accountancy Workshop, Baruch College
2007 Machester Business School, Manchester, U.K.
2006 American Accounting Association Annual Meetings
2006 Corporate Governance Conference, Spain
2005 Quantitative Equity Research Conference (QRG), New York
2004 American Accounting Association Annual Meetings
2003 Financial Management Association Annual Meetings
2003 JBFA Conference on Capital Markets, Lake District, UK.
2003 OEA, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington D.C.
2002 Business School, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
2000 Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago
2000 Goizueta Business School, Emory University
1999 FMA European Conference, Barcelona, Spain.
1998 European Finance Association Meetings in Fontainbleau, France,
1998 Freeman School of Business, Tulane University.
1997 American Academy of Accounting and Finance Meetings.
1996 European Finance Association at Oslo, Norway.
1995 Annual American Accounting Association Meetings
1995 European Financial Management Association in London, England,
1994 Financial Management Association Conference
1994 Western Social Science Association Annual Conference
1993 University of Kansas Accounting Workshop,
1993 Baruch College Workshop.

HONORS, PRIZES, FELLOWSHIPS

2014 CFA Program Partner Research Award
http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/news/AlokeGhoshReceivesAward.htm
2014 Nominated for Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Teaching
2014 CFA Program Partner Research Award
2012 Invited to the PCAOB Public Meeting (on Audit Firm Rotation)
2010-2013 Stan Ross Fellow
1998-2002 Zicklin Fellowship in Accountancy
2001 Trueblood Seminar for Professors, Deloitte and Touche, AZ
2001 International Study Abroad to China, Executive MBA, Baruch College
1998 Teaching Excellence Award, Beta, Alpha, Psi.
1998 Nominated for Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Teaching
1998 International Study Abroad to Europe, Executive MBA, Baruch College
1997 Teaching Excellence Award, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College
1994 Twelfth Annual New Faculty Consortium, AAA & Arthur Anderson
1992 Twenty Second Annual Doctoral Consortium, AAA
1990-1992 Murphy Institute Fellowship
1994-20015 PSC-CUNY grant

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2008-2014 Academic Director, Executive M.S. in Financial Statement Analysis
2007 Developed a New M.S. Program in Financial Statement Analysis
2005-2011 Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Accountancy
2005-2014 Executive Committee, Stan Ross Department of Accountancy
2008-2010 Executive Committee, Zicklin School of Business
2007 Developed Financial Accounting Course (ACC9812)
2005-2007 Coordinator of intermediate accounting
2007 Developed New Courses in Financial Statement Analysis
2007-Present Graduate Curriculum Committee, Zicklin School of Business
1995-2001 Graduate Curriculum Committee, Zicklin School of Business
1994-1998 Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Zicklin School of Business
1997-Present Doctoral Faculty, Graduate Center, City University of New York

MEDIA AND PRESS

Financial Executive International (February 21, 2015)
http://daily.financialexecutives.org/family-firm-financial-reporting-cheaper-better/

Bloomberg (January 2, 2013)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/baldwin/2013/01/02/these-stocks-sidestep-sarbanes-oxley-idiocies/

The Finance Post (July 17, 2011)
http://post.nyssa.org/nyssa-news/2011/05/do-ceos-get-penalized-for-reporting-losses.html

The Public Company Oversight Board (March 22, 2012)
http://pcaobus.org/News/Webcasts/Pages/03212012_PublicMeeting.aspx

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Editorial Board
Accounting and Business Research

Ad-hoc Reviewer
Accounting Review
Contemporary Accounting Research
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy
Journal of Business Finance and Accounting
Journal of Finance
Journal of Corporate Finance
Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory
Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

TEACHING

Graduate Programs
Financial Statement Analysis
Intermediate Accounting
Advanced Accounting
Auditing
Financial Accounting
Valuation

Executive Programs
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College
Columbia University
Tulane University

CONSULTING

Corporate Training Programs
NYSE-Euronext, 11 Wall Street, New York, NY
Cadogan LLC
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India
Bloomberg
EAG Consulting

Consultant
Gerson Lehrman, USA
Rosenfarb LLC
Partners CPA, Milan, Italy
Gradient Analytics, USA
KPMG, USA
EAG Consulting
Expert Witness

Board of Director (Independent Trustee)
Centre Funds (http://www.centrefunds.com/fund-trustees.php)
Centre American Select Equity Fund
Centre Global Select Equity Fund
Centre Active U.S. Treasury Fund
Centre Active U.S. Tax Exempt FundVita_August_2015_V1
Centre Multi-Asset Real Return Fund

Audit Committee Chair
Centre Funds (http://www.centrefunds.com/fund-trustees.php)
Centre American Select Equity Fund
Centre Global Select Equity Fund
Centre Active U.S. Treasury Fund
Centre Active U.S. Tax Exempt Fund
Centre Multi-Asset Real Return Fund

 

Rosenfarb Forensic Accounting and Valuation Experts
http://www.rosenfarb.com/person/al-ghosh-phd/

 

Vita_August_2015_V1 Aloke Ghosh’s Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)  in PDF format.