Praveen Sinha

Professor, Accountancy (ACCT)
Campus Phone: 562.985.7695
Office: COB-409 (Hours)

Prior to joining CSU-Long Beach, Professor Sinha was a faculty at Chapman University. He has published high impact and seminal research papers in elite and high-quality accounting, finance and economics journals. Recently, his research paper was awarded the Outstanding Research Paper Award at a leading conference.

Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Management Accounting.

Capital markets; Regulation; Corporate Governance; Econometric Modeling. Auditor Conflict of Interest, Earnings Management, Analysts Forecasts.

  • PhD, Carnegie Mellon University., 1992
    Major/Concentration: Accounting and Policy Analysis
  • Master, Carnegie Mellon University, 1991
    Major/Concentration: Philosophy
  • Master, Lucknow University, 1981
    Major/Concentration: Psychology
  • Bachelor, Lucknow University, 1979
    Major/Concentration: Mathematics
  • California State University, Long Beach (2009 - Present) Full Professor
  • Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University, Orange, CA (2004 - 2009) Associate Professor of Accounting
  • School of Management, University of Michigan at Flint, Flint, Michigan (2004 - 2003) Associate Professor of Accounting
  • School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (1999 - 2003) Associate Professor of Accounting
  • College of Business Administration, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio (1997 - 1999) Assistant Professor of Accounting
  • School of Management, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York (1992 - 1996) Assistant Professor of Accounting
  • "Analysts’ earnings forecasting behavior surrounding uncertain regulatory events: evidence from the Tax Reform Act of 1986", Accounting and Business Research , Feb-2019
  • "Change in Earnings Quality Surrounding ERP Implementation", Corporate Ownership and Control (Journal of), Jan-2017
  • "Auditor Independence: A Non-Parametric Test of Differences Across the Big-5 Public Accounting Firms", Accounting Perspectives, Jan-2013
  • "Additional Evidence on Analysts' Decision to Issue Disaggregated Earnings Forecasts: Strategic Biasing", Abacus, Jan-2012
  • "The Efficacy of Regulation Fair Disclosure", Financial Review (The) , Jan-2010
  • "An Econometric Analysis of Skewed Productivity Outcomes", Empirical Economics, Jan-2010
  • "Impact of Strategic Alliances on Analysts' Forecasts", Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Meeting , Kauai, Hawaii , Jan-2018
  • "The Role of Financial Analysts' Tone in Interpreting Managements' Tone in Conference Calls", Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Meeting , Apr-2017
  • "Analyst Forecasting Behavior Under Uncertain Regulatory Outcomes: Evidence from the Tax Reform Act of 1986", Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Meeting , Jan-2016
  • "The Role of Financial Analysts Tone in Interpreting Managements, Tone in Conference Calls", American Accounting Association , Jan-2014
  • "The Role of Financial Analysts? Tone in Interpreting Managements? Tone in Conference Calls", Southern California Accounting Research Forum , Jan-2014
  • "Valuation and Initial Return of Initial Public Offerings: Role of Discretionary Accounting Accruals", European Financial Management Association Conference , Jan-2013
  • "Do Financial Analysts Dance to Managements Tone?", Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Meeting , Jan-2012
  • "Valuation and Underpricing of IPO; Role of Discretionary Accounting Accurals", Research Colloquia College of Business , Jan-2011
  • "Harvard Business Case Workshop" (Aug-2014) , Case Workshop Harvard Business Houston
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