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Paul Hribar

Professor and Director, Ph.D. Program in Accounting
Leonard A. Hadley Research Professor of Accounting

Accounting
W346  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-1008
Fax: 319-335-1956
E-mail: paul-hribar@uiowa.edu
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Academic History

  • PhD in Accounting, The University of Iowa, 2000
  • MSc in Accounting, College of Commerce, University of Saskatchewan, 1995
  • BMgt in Accounting, Faculty of Management, University of Lethbridge, 1992

Expertise

  • Empirical/Archival Research in Financial Accounting. Specialties include measurement of earnings management using empirical models; accounting-based anomalies; predicting stock returns using accounting data.

Awards

  • GREAT teaching award for executive MBA (Des Moines), November 2012
  • Dean's Teaching Award, Tippie College of Business, May 2012
  • Lloyd J. and Thelma W. Palmer Research Fellow, 2006
  • McGladrey Institute Research Fellow, 2006
  • Ada Howe Kent Foundation Fellow, Cornell University, 2003
  • New Faculty Consortium Fellow, Cornell University, 2001
  • Byron R. Ross Award for Teaching Excellence, The University of Iowa, 1998

Selected Publications

Working Papers

          Prior Positions

          • Assistant Professor of Accounting, Johnson Grad School of Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, July 2000 - June 2006

            Professional Affiliations

            • Editorial Board Member, Contemporary Accounting Research, January 2010 - current
            • Editorial Board Member, Review of Accounting Studies, 2006 - current
            • Editorial Board Member, The Accouting Review, 2005 - 2007

            Presentations

            • A Competing Explanation for Sources of Bias in Earnings-Based Measures of Conservatism, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX, October 2013
            • Discussion of Analyst and Insider Trades, Journal of Accounting and Economics Conference, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, November 2011
            • Do Counterparties Respond to CEO overconfidence?, American University, American University, Washington, DC, October 2011
            • Do Counterparties Respond to CEO Overconfidence?, University of Missouri, Dept of Accounting, University of Missouri, September 2011
            • Do Counterparties Respond to CEO Overconfidence?, Cornell University, Dept of Accounting, Ithaca, NY, August 2011
            • Investor Sentiment and Analyst Forecast Errors, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, November 2010
            • A New Measure of Accounting Quality, Yale University, New Haven, CT, October 2010
            • A New Measure of Accounting Quality, Dartmouth College, September 2010
            • A New Measure of Accounting Quality, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, March 2010
            • Investor Sentiment and Analyst Forecast Errors, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, November 2009
            • A New Measure of Accounting Quality, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, October 2009
            • Does conservative stock option accounting lead to aggresive cash flow reporting?, Barclay's Global Investors Research Seminar, Barclay's Global Investors, San Francisco, CA, November 2007
            • Does conservative option accounting lead to aggresive cash flow reporting?, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M , Texas A&M , November 2007
            • Life Cycle, Cost of Capital, Earnings Persistence and Stock Returns, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, AAA, Chicago, IL, August 2007
            • CEO overconfidence, earnigns forecasts, and earnings management, People & Money Symposium on Behavioral Finance, Depaul University, Chicago, IL, June 2007

              Committees and Professional Service

              • AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, 2012