Donal Byard is Chair of Stan Ross Department of Accountancy at the Zicklin School of Business. Dr. Byard’s research focuses on the activities of financial analysts as information intermediaries in capital markets, and international accounting standards. His research has been published in various peer-reviewed journals, including: the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and Accounting Horizons. Dr. Byard served on the editorial board of a number of journals, including: the Journal of International Business Studies, Accounting Horizons, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and the Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting.
Re-examining the impact of mandatory IFRS adoption on IPO underpricing (with Masako
Darrough, and Jangwon Suh). Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming 2021.
Finding diamonds in the rough: Analysts selective coverage of loss firms (with Masako Darrough,
Jangwon Suh, and Yao Tian). Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting, 45 (1-2),
The economic consequences of eliminating the reconciliation of IFRS and U.S. GAAP: An information transfer analysis (with Shamin Mashruwala and Jangwon Suh). Accounting Horizons, 31 (2), 2017:1-23.
Earnings announcement disclosures and changes in analysts’ information (with Orie Barron and Yong Yu). Contemporary Accounting Research, 34 (1), 2017: 343-373.
The effect of mandatory IFRS adoption on analysts’ forecast errors (with Yong Yu and Ying Li). Journal of Accounting Research: 49 (1), 2011: 69-96.
Earnings surprises that spur analysts to reduce the error in the average forecast (with Orie Barron and Yong Yu). The Accounting Review 83 (2), 2008: 303-325.
Corporate governance and the quality of financial analysts’ information (with Joe Weintrop and Ying Li). Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 25 (5), 2006: 609-625.
Changes in Analysts’ Information Around Earnings Announcements (with Orie Barron and Oliver Kim). The Accounting Review 77 (4), October 2002: 821-846.
High-Technology Intangibles and Analysts’ Forecasts (with Orie Barron, Charles Kile and Edward Riedl). Journal of Accounting Research 40 (2), May 2002: 289-312.
Best paper award, IAS mid-year meetings, 2017.
Recipient, Zicklin School Excellence in Teaching Award, May 2004.
Nominated for Presidential Excellence Award for Teaching, Baruch College, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Recipient, Zicklin Business School Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004.
Zicklin School of Business, Summer Research Award, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008.
PSC-CUNY research grant award, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010.
Eugene M. Lang Research Fellowship, Baruch College, 2004.