Charles and Nancy Davidson Chair
Ashiq Ali is Charles and Nancy Davidson Chair in Accounting at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to his appointment at UT Dallas in 2004, he was Professor and Eller Fellow at the Eller College of Management, University of Arizona. From 1988 to 1995, he taught in the MBA programs at the Stern School of Business, New York University and Columbia Business School. He currently teaches Financial Accounting to MBA and Ph.D. students and has earned the Executive MBA Distinguished Faculty Award.
Ashiq Ali earned his Bachelor of Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and Ph.D. from Columbia University, New York. His research examines the role of financial accounting information in the capital markets. He has studied the relation between accounting numbers and stock prices, biases in accounting numbers due to managerial incentives, the effectiveness of legal regimes in preventing managers from misreporting accounting data, the process of dissemination of accounting information to the financial markets, the efficiency with which stock market utilizes accounting and non-accounting information, and the factors that prevent stock price from reflecting the underlying value of the firm. His research has been published in top tier accounting and finance journals, namely, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. He has also been on the editorial board of The Accounting Review for several years.
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