PhD in Accounting // Collaborative Research

Collaborative Research

Current or former Doctoral Student names are in bold type.

“The Strength of Performance Incentives, Pay Dispersion, and Lower-Paid Employee Effort.” Conor Brown, John H. Evans III, Donald Moser and Adam Presslee, Journal of Management Accounting Research, forthcoming.

“Financial Reporting Quality and Auditor Dismissal Decisions at Companies with Common Directors and Auditors.” Yangyang Fan, Josh L. Gunn, Chan Li, Jun Shao – Contemporary Accounting Research, 2022.

“Do Foreign Component Auditors Harm Financial Reporting Quality? A Subsidiary‐Level Analysis of Foreign Component Auditor Use.” Will Docimo, Josh L. Gunn, Chan Li, Paul N. Michas – Contemporary Accounting Research, 2021

“Do Effort Differences between Bonus and Penalty Contracts Persist in Labor Markets?” George Gonzalez, Vicky Hoffman, Donald Moser, The Accounting Review, Vol.95, No.3, May 2020

“Continuous Auditing’s Effectiveness as a Fraud Deterrent.” 2018 (George Gonzalez and Vicky Hoffman). Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Volume 37 (2): 225-247.

“Does Investors’ Desire to Punish Misreporting Affect Their Litigation Decisions and Managers’ and Investors’ Welfare?” 2017 (Jason Brown and Donald Moser).  Behavioral Research in Accounting. Vol. 29 (1): 57-75.

“Honor Among Thieves: Open Internal Reporting and Managerial Collusion.” 2016 (Harry Evans, Andrew Newman, Don Moser, and Bryan Stikeleather, Contemporary Accounting Research. Vol. 33: 1375-1402.

“Managers’ Green Investment Disclosures and Investors’ Reaction.” 2016. (Patrick Martin and Don Moser). Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 61 (1): 239-254.

“The Consequences of Hiring Lower-Wage Workers in an Incomplete Contract Environment.” 2015. (Jason Brown, Patrick Martin, Don Moser & Roberto Weber). The Accounting Review Vol. 90 (3): 941-966.

“How Audit Reviewers Respond to an Audit Preparer’s Affective Bias – The Ironic Rebound Effect.” 2015. (Michele L. Frank and Vicky Hoffman).The Accounting Review 90 (2): 559-577.

“CEO Turnover, Financial Distress, and Contractual Innovations.”2014. (Harry Evans, Shuqing Luo, Nandu Nagarajan). The Accounting Review Vol. 89, No. 3, pp. 959-990.

“A Broader Perspective on Corporate Social Responsibility Research in Accounting. 2012. (Donald Moser and Patrick Martin) The Accounting Review Vol. 87 (3): 797-806.

Why Do CFOs Become Involved in Material Accounting Manipulations,” 2011.(Mei Feng, Weili Ge, Shuqing Luo and Terry Shevlin), Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 51, Issues 1–2: 21-36.

“Wage Negotiation, Employee Effort and Firm Profit under Output-Based versus Fixed-Wage Incentive Contracts,” 2011. (Donald Moser and Jason Kuang), Contemporary Accounting. Research Vol. 28 (2): 616-642 .

“CEO Turnover and Retention Light: Retaining Former CEOs on the Board” 2010. (Harry Evans, Nandu Nagarajan and Jason Schloetzer). Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 48 (5):  1015-1047.

“Reciprocity and the Effectiveness of Optimal Agency Contracts,” 2009. (Donald Moser and Jason Kuang), The Accounting Review, Vol. 84 (5): 1671-1694.

“Nonfinancial Performance Measures and Physician Compensation,” 2010. (Harry Evans. Kyonghee Kim, Nandu Nagarajan and Sukesh Patro), Journal of Management Accounting Research. Vol. 22 (1):31-56.

“Agency Theory and Participative Budgeting Experiments,” 2009. (Jason Brown , Harry Evans, and Donald Moser), Journal of Management Accounting Research. Vol. 21 (1): 317-345.

“Reducing Management’s Influence on Auditors’ Judgments: An Experimental Investigation of SOX 404 Assessments,” 2008. (Christine Earley, Vicky Hoffman, and Jennifer Joe). The Accounting Review 83(6): 1461-1485.

“Value Creation in Public Enterprises: An Empirical Analysis of Coordinated Organizational Changes in the Veterans Health Administration.” 2007. (Harry Evans, Nandu Nagarajan and Nicole Thibodeau), The Accounting Review Vol. 82 (2): 483-520.

“Uncertainty, Legal Liability, and Incentive Contracts.” 2006. (Harry Evans, Kyonghee Kim and Nandu Nagarajan), The Accounting Review Vol. 81 (5): 1045-1071.

“Economic and Equity Effects on Reporting Decisions,” (Harry Evans, Chung Kim and Donald Moser), Accounting, Organizations and Society, 2005.

“The Effect of Constrained processing on Auditors’ Judgments.” 2003. (Vicky Hoffman, Jennifer Joe, Don Moser.”  Accounting, Organizations, and Society Vol. 28, Issues 7-8: 699-714.

“Disclosure-Disciplining Mechanisms: Capital Markets, Product Markets, and Shareholder Litigation,” (Harry Evans and Sri Sridharan), The Accounting Review, July 2002.

“Honesty in Managerial Reporting,” (Harry Evans, Lynn Hannan, Ranjani Krishnan, and Donald Moser), The Accounting Review, October 2001.


What makes Katz unique is the environment they cultivate for students right from the start. Katz encouraged a culture of collaboration, what I learned outside the classroom from my classmates has been just as valuable as what I learned from my professors.

Elizabeth Davis

MBA '17

Katz has the perfect combination of small class sizes that foster a great learning environment while simultaneously having the perks of a larger program like access to working with great companies and professors.

Alexandra Sumkin

MBA '17