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Alastair Lawrence

Alastair Lawrence

Assistant Professor
Haas Accounting Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Personal Homepage: http://www.alastairlawrence.net/
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)

Education

BA, Accounting, University of Waterloo
M.Acc, University of Waterloo
PhD, Management (Accounting), Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto


Positions Held

 

At Haas since 2011

2011 - present, Assistant Professor, Haas Accounting Group, Haas School of Business


Selected Papers and Publications

  •  "Can Big 4 versus Non-Big 4 Differences in Audit-Quality Proxies Be Attributed To Client Characteristics?" (co-authored with Miguel Minutti-Meza and Ping Zhang) The Accounting Review, 86 (2011).
  • "Individual Investors and Financial Disclosure" Journal of Accounting & Economics, 56 (2013).
  • Discussion of "Implications of the integral approach and earnings management for alternative annual reporting periods" Review of Accounting Studies, 18 (2013).
  • "Non-Discretionary Conservatism: Evidence and Implications" (co-authored with Richard Sloan and Yuan Sun) Journal of Accounting & Economics, 56 (2013). Presented at 2012 Journal of Accounting & Economics Conference.
  •  "SEC Comment Letters and Insider Sales" (co-authored with Patricia Dechow and James Ryans) (2013). Working paper.
  • "Who's the Fairest of Them All? Evidence from Closed-End Funds" (co-authored with Richard Sloan and Jackie Siriviriyakul) (2013). Working paper.

Teaching

  • MBA 223 and EWMBA 223—Corporate Financial Reporting



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