Todd Kravet

Associate Professor

Director, Accounting Ph.D. Program


Todd Kravet, associate professor of accounting, earned his Ph.D. in accounting from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. He previously was a faculty at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. His research interests include: mergers and acquisitions, economic consequences of financial reporting, and measuring accounting quality. His research has been published in leading journals such as Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, and Contemporary Accounting Research. He serves on the Editorial Board of Accounting Horizons. Professor Kravet is a also a CPA and worked in public accounting prior to his academic career.

Selected Publications

  • “Costs and benefits of internal control audits: Evidence from M&A Transactions” (with Sarah McVay and David Weber) 2018, Review of Accounting Studies 23(4): 1389-1423.
  • “Financial Statement Comparability and the Efficiency of Acquisition Decisions” (with Ciao-Wei Chen, Daniel Collins, and Richard Mergenthaler) 2018, Contemporary Accounting Research Conference 35(1): 164-202.
  • “Trapped Cash and the Profitability of Foreign Acquisitions” (with Alex Edwards and Ryan Wilson) 2016, Contemporary Accounting Research 33(1): 44-77.
  • “Accounting Conservatism and Managerial Risk-Taking: Corporate Acquisitions” 2014, Journal of Accounting and Economics 57(2): 218-240.
  • “A New Measure of Accounting Quality” (with Paul Hribar and Ryan Wilson) 2014, Review of Accounting Studies 19(1): 506-538.
  • “Textual Risk Disclosures and Investors’ Risk Perceptions” 2013 (with Volkan Muslu), Review of Accounting Studies 18(4): 1088-1122.
  • “Accounting Restatements and Information Risk” 2010 (with Terry Shevlin), Review of Accounting Studies 15(2): 264-294.

Contact Information
Phone+1 (860) 486-1361
Office LocationBUSN 421
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