Dr. Al (Aloke) Ghosh is Professor of Accountancy at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York. He is also a Fulbright Distinguished Chair. He has served as the Doctoral Program Coordinator of Accountancy and the Director of a graduate degree in accounting and finance with specialization in financial statement analysis and securities valuation.
Al Ghosh also teaches as an adjunct at Columbia University School of Continuing Education. Outside of the world of academia, he is an advisor on accounting and finance matters to several leading hedge funds and other financial institutions in the U.S. and around the world.
Professor Aloke Ghosh’s other appointments include Accounting Academic Fellow at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and visiting professorhips at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, Goizueta Business School of Emory University, Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand, and Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.
Dr. Al Ghosh has published in a variety of leading accounting and finance journals. View all of his publications here.
Ghosh holds a Ph.D in business and economics from Tulane University, New Orleans.
Audit Fee Differential, Audit Effort and Litigation Risk: An Examination of ADR Firms (with Scott Bronson and Chris Hogan), Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, in press.
Cross-listed Bonds, Information Asymmetry, and Conservatism in Credit Ratings (with Yigit Atilgan, Meng Yan and Jieying Zhang), Journal of Credit Money and Banking, 2015, Volume 47, Issue 5: 897.
When the CEO is also the Chair of the Board (with Christo Karuna), Journal of Management Accounting Research, 2015, Vol. 27, Issue 2: 197.
Auditor Resignations and Risk Factors (with Charles Y. Tang), Accounting Horizon, 2015, Vol. 29, Issue 3: 529.
Financial Reporting Quality of Family Firms: The Auditors’ Perspective (with Charles Y. Tang), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2015, Vol. 60, Issue 1: 95-116.
Pricing of Risky Initial Engagements, (with Elisabeth Wagner Peltier and John Elliott), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2013, Vol. 32, Issue 4: 25-43.
Explanations For Weak Stock Market Reactions Around Internal Control Disclosures, (with Yong Gyu Lee), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2013, Vol. 40, Issue 3-4: 318–349.
Corporate Boards, Audit Committees, and Earnings Management: Pre- and Post-SOX US Evidence, (with Antonio Marra, and Doocheol Moon), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2010, Vol. 37, Iss. 9/10: 1145-1176.
The Effect of CEO Ownership on the Information Content of Reported Earnings, (with Doocheol Moon), Review of Quantitative and Finance and Accounting, 2010, Vol. 35, Iss. 4: 393-410.
Corporate Debt Financing and Earnings Quality, (with Doocheol Moon), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2010), Vol. 37, Iss. 5/6: 538-550.
Asymmetric Valuation of Sustained Earnings Growth By Debt- and Equity Holders, (with John Elliott, and Doocheol Moon), Review of Accounting Studies, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 4: 833-878.
Audit and Non-audit Fees and Capital Market Perceptions, (with Sanjay Kallapur and Doocheol Moon), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2009, Vol. 28, Iss. 5: 369-383.
Fulbright Distinguished Chair
CFA Program Partner Research Award
Invited to the PCAOB Public Meeting On Auditor Independence and Audit Firm Rotation
Stan Ross Fellow
Nominations for Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Teaching
Zicklin Fellowship in Accountancy
Recipient of 1998 Teaching Excellence Award, National Honor Fraternity Beta Alpha Psi
Director of the Executive MS in Financial Statement Analysis and Securities Valuation
Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Accountancy
RF-CUNY Research Awards
Ad-hoc reviewer for accounting and finance journals
Involvement with practice