Kin Lo

BCom (Calgary), MS (Northwestern), PhD (Northwestern)
Senior Associate Dean, Students
CPA Professor in Accounting
Faculty Member
Associate Professor, Accounting and Information Systems Division

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus 777
Tel (604) 822-8430

Research Interests

  • Empirical research in financial accounting and reporting
  • Investigating the motives and effects of voluntary disclosures
  • The effects of alternative regulated reporting regimes
  • Refinement of accounting research methodology
  • Examining the role of accounting in equity valuation

Selected Recent Publications

  • "Earnings management and annual report readability." co-authored with Rafael Rogo.  Journal of Accounting and Economics (conditionally accepted)
  • "Private information in executive compensation: The information role vs. the monitoring role of the board." co-authored with Serena Wu.  Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 24, 2016, pp. 5-23
  • "What do analysts do?" Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 17, 2012, pp. 642-648
  • "On the Relationship between Analyst Reports and Corporate Disclosures: Exploring the Roles of Information Discovery and Interpretation", co-authored with Xia Chen and Qiang Cheng, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 49, 2010, pp. 206-226.
  • "Materiality and voluntary disclosures." Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol 49, 2010, pp. 133-135

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