Gary Lind
Assistant Professor of Business Administration


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Gary’s research is at the intersection of macroeconomics and accounting, including studying the macroeconomic externalities of accounting information and how information in the accounting reports of business entities help assess macroeconomic trends and shape public policy. He is also interested in how accounting information reflects incentives for value creation within the firm.

Before joining Katz in 2019, Gary completed his doctoral and masters studies in management at Rice University. Additionally, he holds a B.A. in economics from BYU as well as an M.A. in economics from Rice University.


  • PhD, Accounting, Rice University
  • MA, Economics, Rice University
  • MA, Management, Rice University
  • BA, Economics, Brigham Young University

Recent Publications

Working Papers

“Informational Foundations for the Macroeconomic Role of Aggregated Accounting Disclosures”

“Externalities of Accounting Disclosures: Evidence from the Federal Reserve” with Edward Li, K. Ramesh, and Min Shen.

“Intra-Firm Allocation of Equity Incentives” with Rafael Copat, K. Ramesh, and Min Shen.

Personal Interests

Gary enjoys spending time with is wife and four children gardening, cooking, making music, and playing baseball.