Dr. Sharad Asthana is an award winning teacher and researcher who obtained his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin in 1995 after 13 years of experience as a senior manager and CEO. Dr. Asthana has published in top-tier accounting journals such as, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, and Journal of Information Systems.
He is a widely recognized researcher in the areas of pension accounting, capital markets, information technology and market for audit services. According to a recent publication, he is ranked as one of the top 25 most published researchers in accounting information systems. He is the editor-in-chief for the International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation.
He has won two "Best Paper Awards" and has been inducted twice into the Dean's Research Honor Roll for outstanding research. He has also won two "Teacher of the Year Awards" for excellence in the classroom.
» Capital market
» Market for audit services
» Pension accounting
» Accounting information systems
"Abnormal Audit Fee and Audit Quality," with Jeff Boone, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2012.
"Corporate Governance, Audit Firm Reputation, Auditor Switches, and Client Stock Price Reactions: The Andersen Experience," with Steve Balsam and Jagan Krishnan, International Journal of Auditing, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2010.
"Earnings Management, Expected Returns on Pension Assets, and Resource Allocation Decisions," Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2008.
"Factors Associated with the Early Adoption of the SEC's Revised Auditor Fee Disclosure Rules," with Jayanthi Krishnan, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2006.
"Differential Response of Small Versus Large Traders to 10-K Filings on EDGAR," with Steve Balsam and Srinivasan Sankaraguruswamy, The Accounting Review, 2004.
"Impact of Information Technology on Post-Earnings Announcement Drift," Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2003.
"The Effect of EDGAR on the Market Response to Form 10-K Filing," with Steve Balsam, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol. 20, No. 4-5, 2001.
"Determinants of Funding Strategies and Actuarial Choices for Defined-Benefit Pension Plans," Contemporary Accounting Research, Spring 1999.