Professor - Arthur Andersen
Gerald J. Lobo holds the Arthur Andersen Chair in Accounting and is professor of accounting at the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. He has also served as chair of the Department of Accountancy & Taxation at the Bauer College. Prior to joining the University of Houston, he was the George E. Bennett Professor of Accounting, chair of the Department of Accounting, and director of the George E. Bennett Research Center at Syracuse University, and on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He has also been a visiting professor at The University of Michigan, McMaster University,INSEAD, Indian School of Business, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Sogang University, SungKyunKwan University and Xiamen University, and a visiting research scholar at Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Fudan University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Zhongnan University. Dr. Lobo holds a PhD from The University of Michigan, an MBA from McMaster University, and a B.Tech with honors from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Professor Lobo has published more than fifty research papers in many leading journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, & Finance, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Research, Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Forecasting.
Professor Lobo teaches financial accounting, financial statement analysis and valuation, and capital markets research. He has taught at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and in executive programs at University of Houston, Syracuse University and University of Wisconsin - Madison, and has served as a consultant to industry. He received the LeRoy and Lucille Melcher Faculty Excellence Award from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at University of Houston in 2010 and the MBA Outstanding Faculty Award from Syracuse University's School of Management in 1999.
- Professor Lobo's current research focuses on corporate disclosure policy, earnings management, accounting conservatism, bank financial reporting, and the role of accounting information in financial decisions and firm valuation.
- The Impact of SFAS 133 on Income Smoothing by Banks through Loan Loss Provisions, (with Emre Kilic, Shiva Sivaramakrishnan and Tharindra Ranasinghe), The Accounting Review, January 2013.
- Accruals Quality and Analyst Coverage, (with Minsup Song and Mary A. Stanford), Journal of Banking and Finance, February 2012.
- Ability of Accounting and Audit Quality Variables to Predict Bank Failure during the Financial Crisis, (with Justin Yiqiang Jin and Kiridaran Kanagaretnam), Journal of Banking and Finance, November 2011.
- Effects of Audit Quality on Cost of Equity Capital and Earnings Management: Evidence from China, (with Hanwen Chen, Jeff Chen and Yanyan Wang), Contemporary Accounting Research, Fall 2011.
- Effects of National Culture on Earnings Quality of Banks,(with Kiridaran Kanagaretnam and Chee Yeow Lim), Journal of International Business Studies, August 2011.
- The Effect of SFAS 133 on the Risk Relevance of Accounting Measures of Banks' Derivative Exposures, (with Anwer Ahmed and Emre Kilic), The Accounting Review, May 2011.
- Association between Borrower and Lender State Ownership and Accounting Conservatism, (with Hanwen Chen, Jeff Chen and Yanyan Wang), Journal of Accounting Research, Winter 2010.
- An Empirical Analysis of Auditor Independence in the Banking Industry, (with Kiridaran Kanagaretnam and Gopal Krishnan), The Accounting Review, November 2010.
- Auditor Reputation and Earnings Management: International Evidence from the Banking Industry, (with Kiridaran Kanagaretnam and Chee Yeow Lim), Journal of Banking and Finance, October 2010.
- Institutional Monitoring through Shareholder Litigation, (with Agnes Cheng, Yinghua Li and Henry Huang), Journal of Financial Economics, February 2010.
- Does Recognition versus Disclosure Matter? Evidence from Value-Relevance of Banks' Recognized and Disclosed Derivative Financial Instruments, (with Anwer Ahmed and Emre Kilic), The Accounting Review, May 2006.
- Signaling Managerial Optimism through Stock Dividends and Splits: A Reexamination of the Retained Earnings Hypothesis, (with Dean Crawford and Diana Franz), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, September 2005.
- Joint Tests of Signaling and Income Smoothing through Bank Loan Loss Provisions, (with Dong-Hoon Yang and Kiridaran Kanagaretnam), Contemporary Accounting Research, Winter 2004.
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