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Praveen Sinha

Praveen Sinha

Email: Dr.Sinha@csulb.edu

Prior to joining CSU-Long Beach, Professor Sinha was a faculty at Chapman University. He has published high impact and seminal research papers in elite and high-quality accounting, finance and economics journals. Recently, his research paper was awarded the Outstanding Research Paper Award at a leading conference.

Teaching Interests: Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Management Accounting.

Research Interests: Capital markets; Regulation; Corporate Governance; Econometric Modeling. Auditor Conflict of Interest, Earnings Management, Analysts Forecasts.

Education

  • Ph D, Carnegie Mellon University., 1992
    Major: Accounting and Policy Analysis
  • M. Phil, Carnegie Mellon University., 1991
  • MA, Lucknow University, 1981
    Major: Psychology
  • BA, Lucknow University, 1979
    Major: Mathematics

Experience

  • Full Professor, California State University, Long Beach (2009 - Present)
  • Associate Professor of Accounting, Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University, Orange, CA (2004 - 2009)
  • Associate Professor of Accounting, School of Management, University of Michigan at Flint, Flint, Michigan (2003 - 2004)
  • Associate Professor of Accounting, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (1999 - 2003)
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, College of Business Administration, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio (1997 - 1999)
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, School of Management, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York (1992 - 1996)

Journal and Major Conferences

TitlePublisher
"Auditor Independence: A Non-Parametric Test of Differences Across the Big-5 Public Accounting Firms" (Published, 2013)Accounting Perspectives
"Additional Evidence on Analysts' Decision to Issue Disaggregated Earnings Forecasts: Strategic Biasing" (Published, 2012)Abacus
"The Efficacy of Regulation Fair Disclosure" (Published, 2010)The Financial Review
"An Econometric Analysis of Skewed Productivity Outcomes" (Published, 2010)Empirical Economics
"An Examination of Tax Audit Productivity" (Published, 2007)Journal of State Taxation
"Valuation and Initial Return of Initial Public Offerings: Role of Discretionary Accounting Accruals" (Published, 2013)2013 European Financial Management Association
"Auditor Independence and the Likelihood of a GAAP Violation" (Published, 2009)40th Decision Science Institute Conference
"Analyst's Forecasts in 'Good News' and 'Bad News' Environments: Evidence of Differential Timing of Information Arrival (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Conference
"Are Pre-IPO Accruals Informative of IPO Initial Returns?" (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Institute
"Do Financial Analysts' Respond to Regulatory Events? Evidence from the Tax Reform Act" (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Conference
"The Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Earnings Predictability" (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference
"The Impact of Strategic Alliances on Information Environment" (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference
Do Financial Analysts Dance to Management’s Tone? (Published, 2012)WDSI
"Auditor Independence and the Likelihood of a GAAP Violation." Received the Best Theoretical/Empirical Research Paper Award at the conference. (Published, 2009)Western Decision Science Institute

Other Research and Scholarly Activities

TitlePublisher
"Auditor Independence: A Non-Parametric Test of Differences Across the Big-5 Public Accounting Firms" (Published, 2013)Accounting Perspectives
"Additional Evidence on Analysts' Decision to Issue Disaggregated Earnings Forecasts: Strategic Biasing" (Published, 2012)Abacus
"The Efficacy of Regulation Fair Disclosure" (Published, 2010)The Financial Review
"An Econometric Analysis of Skewed Productivity Outcomes" (Published, 2010)Empirical Economics
"An Examination of Tax Audit Productivity" (Published, 2007)Journal of State Taxation
"Valuation and Initial Return of Initial Public Offerings: Role of Discretionary Accounting Accruals" (Published, 2013)2013 European Financial Management Association
"Auditor Independence and the Likelihood of a GAAP Violation" (Published, 2009)40th Decision Science Institute Conference
"Analyst's Forecasts in 'Good News' and 'Bad News' Environments: Evidence of Differential Timing of Information Arrival (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Conference
"Are Pre-IPO Accruals Informative of IPO Initial Returns?" (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Institute
"Do Financial Analysts' Respond to Regulatory Events? Evidence from the Tax Reform Act" (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Conference
"The Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Earnings Predictability" (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference
"The Impact of Strategic Alliances on Information Environment" (Published, 2008)Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference
Do Financial Analysts Dance to Management’s Tone? (Published, 2012)WDSI
"Auditor Independence and the Likelihood of a GAAP Violation." Received the Best Theoretical/Empirical Research Paper Award at the conference. (Published, 2009)Western Decision Science Institute

Presentations

TitleConference/MeetingLocation
"Non" (2013)CBA Research ColloquiaCBA 204
"Valuation and Underpricing of IPO; Role of Discretionary Accounting Accurals" (2011)CBA Research ColloquiaCBA 204
"Change in Earnings Quality after ERP Implementation" (2009)38th Western Decision Science Institute Conference Kauai, HI
"Evidence of Differential Property of Analyst's Earnings Forecast-Variance in Good-News and Bad-News Environments and its Usefulness" (2009)2009 Joint CAR/JCAE SymposiumHong Kong