Daniel Cohen

Ashbel Smith Professor
Professor - Management
Tags: Accounting

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Accounting
Northwestern University - 2004
M.B.A. - Finance
The Hebrew University - 1999
B.A. - Economics and Statistics
The Hebrew University - 1997

Publications

“Does Information Risk Really Matter? An Analysis of the Determinants and Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting Quality”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 15 (2), August 2008: 69-90. 2008 - Publication
“Earnings Announcement Premia and the Limits to Arbitrage.” (With A. Dey, T. Lys and S. Sunder), Journal of Accounting and Economics, July 2007, 43: 153-180 (Lead Article). 2007 - Publication
“Another Look at GAAP versus The Street: An Empirical Assessment of Measurement Error Bias.” (With R. Hann and M. Ogneva), Review of Accounting Studies, September 2007, 12: 271-303. 2007 - Publication
"Weighting the Evidence on the Relation between External Corporate Financing Activities, Accruals, and Stock Returns.” (With T. Lys), Journal of Accounting and Economics, October 2006, 42: 87-105. 2006 - Publication
“A Note on Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts Errors Distribution.” (With T. Lys), Journal of Accounting and Economics, December 2003, 36: 147-164. 2003 - Publication
“Substitution between Diesel and Petrol Engines in Private Automobiles: Effects on the Israeli Economy.” (With E. Sandrow), Israeli Taxation Quarterly, April 1998. 1998 - Publication

Appointments

Professor of Accounting
University of Texas at Dallas [2013–Present]
Associate Professor of Accounting (with tenure)
University of Texas at Dallas [2010–2013]
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting
University of Pennsylvania [2009–2010]
Assistant Professor of Accounting
New York University [2005–2010]
Assistant Professor of Accounting
University of Southern California [2004–2005]

Additional Information

INVITED PRESENTATIONS (Refereed Conferences)
  • FEA Conference, Rutgers University (November 2009)
  • AAA Annual Meeting, New York (August 2009)
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics Conference, Hawaii (December 2008)
  • FARS Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona (January 2008)
  • AAA Annual Meeting, Orange County, CA (August 2008), two papers
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics Conference, Taiwan (December 2007)
  • FEA Conference, New York University (October 2007)
  • AAA Annual Meeting, Chicago (August 2007)
  • AAA Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. (August 2006)
  • FARS Meeting, Atlanta, GA (January 2006)
  • AAA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (August 2005)
  • AAA Annual Meeting, Orlando Florida (August 2004), three papers.
  • London Business School Accounting Symposium (July 2004, July 2003)
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Editorial Boards:

  • Journal of Accounting and Economics (Associate Editor, since 2009)
  • Contemporary Accounting Research (since January 2010)
  • Ad-hoc reviewer: American Economic Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of
  • Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Financial Management, Review of Accounting Studies, Review of Financial Studies, The Accounting Review

Conferences Related Service:

  • 2009 AAA Annual Meeting FARS Review Committee member and discussant (three papers)
  • 2005-2008 AAA Annual Meetings (reviewer)
  • 2005-2010 AAA Financial Reporting and Accounting Section Mid-year Meetings (reviewer)
  • Discussant, 2008 London Business School Accounting Symposium, June 2008
  • Discussant, 2008 FARS Meeting, January 2008 (two papers)
  • Discussant 17th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, November 2006
  • Discussant, AAA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2006 (four papers)
  • Discussant, AAA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, August 2005 (three papers)
  • Discussant, 16th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, November 2005
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
  • 2012 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Contemporary Accounting Research
  • AAA/Deloitte Foundation Trueblood Seminar for Professors, 2006.
  • AAA New Faculty Consortium Fellow, 2005
  • Zell Center for Risk Research Award, 2003-2004.
  • FASB Doctoral Program Fellow, 2002.
  • Big Ten Doctoral Fellow, 2002.
  • Betty Simons Award, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2000-2001.
  • American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Lake Tahoe 2001.
  • Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Fellow, 1999-2003.
  • The Maurice Falk Institute for Economic Research in Israel Award for Outstanding Students Papers, 1997.

News Articles

Prof's Work Has Special Relevance in Market Debate
Widely Cited Paper Examines Financial Records Before and After Sarbanes-Oxley Few topics of economic research could be timelier than studying the effects of regulation on capital markets. Dr. Daniel Cohen brought research expertise in the subject with him last fall when he joined the School of Management faculty as an associate professor in accounting. Read more...