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DANIEL A. COHEN

University of Texas at Dallas

School of Management, SM 41

800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson TX 75080

 

Phone: 972-883-4772
Fax:     972-883-6811

Email:dcohen@utdallas.edu

 

 

 

 


EMPLOYMENT

University of Texas at Dallas, School of Management

Professor of Accounting, 2013-present

Associate Professor of Accounting, 2010 - 2013

New York University, Stern School of Business

Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2005 - 2010

University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School

Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2009 - 2010

University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business

Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2004 - 2005

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D.: Accounting, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, (June 2004).
M.B.A.: Finance, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, (July 1999).
B.A.: Economics and Statistics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, (July 1997).

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Editorial Boards:

Journal of Accounting and Economics (Associate Editor)

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy

Contemporary Accounting Research

The Accounting Review

The International Journal of Accounting

JAAF: A Journal of Accounting, Finance, and Law

 

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Research: Financial Reporting and Disclosure; Economics Consequences of Discretionary Accounting Choices; Analyst Forecasts.

Teaching: Introductory Financial Accounting; Intermediate Financial Accounting; Financial Statement Analysis; Security Analysis and Valuation.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Corporate Governance Reform and Executive Incentives: Implications for Investments and Risk Taking. (With A. Dey and T. Lys). Forthcoming, Contemporary Accounting Research.

Corporate Governance and the Information Environment: Evidence from State Antitakeover Laws (With C. Armstrong and K. Balakrishnan), Journal of Accounting and Economics 53 (1-2): February- April 2012: 185-204.

 

Warranty Reserve: Contingent Liability, Information Signal, or Earnings Management Tool? (With M. Darrough, R. Huang, and T. Zach), The Accounting Review 86 (2), March 2011: 569-604.

 

The Financial Reporting Environment: Review of the Recent Literature. (With A. Beyer, T. Lys, and B. Walther), Journal of Accounting and Economics 50 (2-3), December 2010: 296-343.

 

The Use of Advertising Activities to Meet Earnings Benchmarks: Evidence from Monthly Data. (With R. Mashruwala and T. Zach), Review of Accounting Studies 15 (4), December 2010: 808-832.

 

Accrual-Based and Real Earnings Management Activities around Seasoned Equity Offerings. (With P. Zarowin), Journal of Accounting and Economics 50(1), May 2010: 2-19 (Lead Article).

 

The ‘Numbers Game’ in the Pre- and Post-Sarbanes Oxley Eras. (With E. Bartov), Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance 24(4), Fall 2009: 505-534.

 

Venture Capital Financing and the Informativeness of Earnings. (With N. Langberg), Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 16(2), August 2009: 171-190.

 

Does Information Risk Really Matter? An Analysis of the Determinants and Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting Quality, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 15 (2), August 2008: 69-90.

 

Real and Accrual-based Earnings Management in the Pre- and Post-Sarbanes Oxley Periods, (With A. Dey and T. Lys), The Accounting Review, May 2008, 82 (3): 757-787.

Earnings Announcement Premia and the Limits to Arbitrage, (With A. Dey, T. Lys and S. Sunder), Journal of Accounting and Economics, July 2007, 43: 153-180 (Lead Article).

Another Look at GAAP Versus The Street: An Empirical Assessment of Measurement Error Bias, (With R. Hann and M. Ogneva), Review of Accounting Studies, September 2007, 12: 271-303.

Weighing the evidence on the relation between external corporate financing activities, accruals and stock returns, (With T. Lys), Journal of Accounting and Economics, October 2006, 42: 87-105.

A Note on Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts Errors Distribution. (With T. Lys), Journal of Accounting and Economics, December 2003, 36: 147-164.

Substitution between Diesel and Petrol Engines in Private Automobiles: Effects on the Israeli Economy, (With E. Sandrow), Israeli Taxation Quarterly, (April 1998).

BOOK CHAPTERS

“Financing Decisions by Company (Net Stock Anomalies)”. In Handbook of Investment

Anomalies (Ed. Leonard Zacks). John Wiley Publishing, 2011

(co-authored with T. Lys and T. Zach). 

WORKING PAPERS:

For the most updated versions click on the following link:

My Papers on SSRN

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

PhD Seminar in Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas, PhD Program

Intermediate Accounting II, University of Texas at Dallas, MS Accounting Program

Financial Statement Analysis, University of Texas at Dallas                               
Financial Accounting, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), M.B.A Program

Financial Statement Analysis, New York University, M.B.A. Program                                 Financial Statement Analysis, University of Southern California, M.B.A. Program

 

 

 

 

 

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