Ashiq Ali

Charles and Nancy Davidson Chair in Accounting
Endowed Professorship - Management
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Graduate Business
Columbia University - 1987
MBA - Finance
Indian Institue of Managerment - 1981
B.Tech. - Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology - 1979


Do Investors Underestimate the Effect of R&D on Future Earnings?  (Ashiq Ali, Bill Cready, and  Mustafa Ciftci), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting (Forthcoming 2011) In Press - Publication
The Relation between Dividend Changes and Future Earnings Changes in High versus Low Dividend  Premium Years (Ashiq Ali and Oktay Urcan), Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics (Forthcoming 2011)  2011 - Publication
Insider Trading and Option Grant Timing in Response to Fire Sales (Purchases) of Stocks by Mutual  Funds (Ashiq Ali, Kelsey Wei, and Yibin Zhou), Journal of Accounting Research, 49, June 2011. 2011 - Publication
Investor Sentiment, Accruals Anomaly, and Accruals Management (Ashiq Ali and Umit Gurun),  Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, Summer 2009.  2009 - Publication
The Limitations of Industry Concentration Measures Constructed with Compustat Data: Implications for Finance Research (Ashiq Ali, Sandy Klasa and Eric Yeung), Review of Financial Studies, 22  (2009) 2009 - Publication
Do Mutual Funds Profit from the Accruals Anomalies? With X. Chen, T. Yao, and T. Yu. Journal of Accounting Research. 46.1. (March 2008). 1-26. 2008 - Publication
Discussion of Opinion Divergence among Professional Investment Managers. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 35.5-6. (2008): 704-708. 2008 - Publication
The Limitations of Industry Concentration Measures Constructed with Compustat Data: Implications for Finance Research. With S. Klasa and E. Yeung. Review of Financial Studies. Forthcoming 2008. 2008 - Publication
Institutional Stakeholdings and Better Informed Traders at Earnings Announcements. With S. Klasa and O. Li. Journal of Accounting and Economics. Forthcoming. 2008 - Publication
Corporate Disclosures by Family Firms. With T. Chen and S. Radhakrishnan. Journal of Accounting and Economics. 44.1-2. (2007): 238-286. 2007 - Publication


Charles and Nancy Davidson Chaired Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2011–Present]
Charles and Nancy Davidson Distinguished Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2006–2011]
Ashbel Smith Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2004–2006]
University of Arizona [2003–2004]
Associate Professor
University of Arizona [1995–2003]
Visiting Assistant Professor
Columbia University [1991–1992]
Assistant Professor
New York University [1987–1995]
New York University [1986–1987]
Executive Assistant to Vice President
Blue Star Limited [1981–1982]

Additional Information


Associate Editor:
Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 1995 to 2000

Member of Editorial Review Board:
The Accounting Review, 1997-2002, 2008 to present
The Journal of International Accounting Research, 2001-2006
The International Journal of Accounting, 2005-present

Ad hoc reviewer:
Journal of Accounting and Economics
Journal of Accounting Research
Journal of Finance
Contemporary Accounting Research
Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy
Accounting and Business Research
Journal of Financial Statement Analysis
International Journal of Forecasting
Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting
American Accounting Association, Annual Meetings

Outside reviewer for promotion and tenure cases:
Purdue University
George Mason University
SKK Graduate School of Business, Korea
Rutgers University
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Purdue University
University of Toronto
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ohio State University
Baruch College, City University of New York
University of Colorado at Denver

Member, Best Manuscript of the Year Award Committee, American Accounting Association, 2004
American Accounting Association FARS Best Manuscript Award Committee, 2004-2005
Outside reviewer for research grants, Research Grant Council (a government body of Hong Kong) and the City University of Hong Kong, 2004-present
Nomination Committee for Notable Contribution of Accounting Literature Award of the American Accounting Association, 2002

American Accounting Association, 1984-present
American Finance Association, 1987-present
Canadian Accounting Association, 1991-1994

  • Charles and Nancy Davidson Chair, 2011-present
  • Charles and Nancy Davidson Distinguished Professor, 2006-2011
  • Ashbel Smith Professor, 2004-2006
  • Weekend MBA Distinguished Teaching Award, 2002
  • Eller Fellow in Accounting, 2001-2004
  • Ernst and Young Faculty Fellow, 1999-2001
  • Dean's List, Columbia University, 1982-1987
  • Beta Gamma (a national academic honor society) Fellow, 1986
  • Graduated with Distinction, Indian Institute of Technology, India, 1979
  • Merit Fellow of the All India Higher Secondary School Examination, 1974

Invited Paper Presentations, 2000-present:
University of Florida, November 2007
2008 American Accounting Association Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Meetings.
2008 Hong Kong Polytechnic University Symposium
2007 American Finance Association Meeting
2006 American Accounting Association Meeting
University of Georgia, 2006
Texas Christian University, 2005
University of Notre Dame, 2004
University of Cincinnati, 2004
MIT, 2004
University of Minnesota, 2004
University of Texas at Dallas, 2003
University of Houston, 2003
Boston University, 2003
Washington University, 2003
Temple University, 2002
Duke University, 2002
University of Oregon, 2001
Southern Methodist University, 2001
Texas A&M University, 2001
HKUST Summer Symposium, 2001
Purdue University, 2000
Ohio State University, 2000
American Accounting Associations' Globalization Conference, Cambridge, England, 2000
American Accounting Association, Philadelphia, 2000

Presentations in prior years, 1988-1999:
Presentations at Universities:
Total of 19 presentations: Baruch College, Boston College, Columbia University, Dartmouth College, University of Florida, George Washington University, Indiana University, University of Iowa, University of Maryland, New York University, Penn State University, Purdue University and Rutgers University.

Presentations at conferences:
1997 International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Management
1997 KPMG/AAA International Accounting Research Conference
1997 Conference on International Accounting Related Issues at Rutgers University
American Accounting Association Meetings 1994, 1996 (two papers)
American Finance Association Meetings 1996
Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting Conference on Finance and Market Based Accounting Research (University of Manchester) 1993
Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance-KPMG Peat Marwick Conference on Economics of Financial Statements 1992