Daniel Aobdia

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

Associate Professor

2211 Campus Drive

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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Do Practitioner Assessments Agree with Academic Proxies for Audit Quality? Evidence from PCAOB and Internal Inspections

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Daniel Aobdia
Downloads 1,348 (13,671)
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Audit Process Quality, PCAOB Inspections, Measures of Audit Quality

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Do Auditors Correctly Identify and Assess Internal Control Deficiencies? Evidence from the PCAOB Data

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2019
Daniel Aobdia, Preeti Choudhary and Gil Sadka
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Arizona, Eller College of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 865 (26,519)
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Internal Controls, Auditing, Material Weakness, Restatements, Audit Deficiencies

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Capital Market Consequences of Audit Partner Quality

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Daniel Aobdia, Chan-Jane Lin and Reining Petacchi
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, National Taiwan University - College of Management and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 739 (32,954)
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individual auditors, audit quality, capital market consequences

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The Economic Consequences of Audit Firms’ Quality Control System Deficiencies

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Daniel Aobdia
Downloads 495 (55,746)
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Audit Quality, Audit Efficiency, Quality Control Systems, PCAOB Inspections, Culture, Audit Methodology, Impact of Regulation

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Heterogeneity in Expertise in a Credence Goods Setting: Evidence from Audit Partners

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2019
Daniel Aobdia, Saad Siddiqui and Andres G. Vinelli
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
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Audit Engagement Partner, Audit Quality, Audit Fees, Industry Specialization, Expert-Client Agency Costs, Disclosure

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Regulatory Oversight and Auditor Market Share

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 63, No. 2, 2017, pp. 262-287.
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2017
Daniel Aobdia and Nemit Shroff
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 437 (65,032)
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Auditing; regulation; PCAOB; market share; assurance; financial accounting; agency costs

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Are Immigrants Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from the Audit Industry

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
Daniel Aobdia, Anup Srivastava and Erqiu Wang
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Immigration, H-1B; visa quotas; auditing; human capital, auditing; restatements; reputation

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Consequences of Low-Quality Audits for Engagement Partners: The Importance of Audit Firm Quality Control Systems

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2019
Daniel Aobdia and Reining Petacchi
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 285 (105,983)
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The Economics of Audit Production: What Matters for Audit Quality?

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2019
Daniel Aobdia, Preeti Choudhary and Noah Newberger
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Arizona, Eller College of Management and Public Company Oversight Board
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Audit Process, Audit Process Quality, Restatements, PCAOB

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Do U.S. Corporations Hire U.S. Educated Skilled Immigrants to Lower their Labor Costs? Evidence from the Audit Industry

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2018
Daniel Aobdia and Anup Srivastava
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 186 (161,426)
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Skilled immigration, H-1B visa reform, Compensation, Human capital, Globalization, Audit industry

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Political Connections and Government-Awarded Economic Incentives: State-level Evidence

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2018
Daniel Aobdia, Allison Koester and Reining Petacchi
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Georgetown University and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 165 (179,439)
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government subsidies, corporate political connections, quid pro quo

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Employee Mobility, Noncompete Agreements, Product-Market Competition, and Company Disclosure

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 18 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2017
Daniel Aobdia
Downloads 149 (195,543)

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Employee Mobility, Disclosure, Noncompete Agreements, Proprietary Costs

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Unionization, Product Market Competition, and Strategic Disclosure

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Daniel Aobdia and Lin Cheng
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and The University of Arizona - Eller College of Management
Downloads 128 (220,863)
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Disclosure, Information Transfer, Labor Unions, Product Market Competition, Proprietary Costs

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Investor Cost Basis and Takeover Bids

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Judson Caskey and Daniel Aobdia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Disposition effect, takeovers, institutional investors

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Changes in Big N Auditors’ Client Selection and Retention Strategies Over Time

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2019
Daniel Aobdia, Luminita Enache and Anup Srivastava
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Calgary and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Competitive Structure, Public Companies, Oligopoly, Big N Audit Firms, Audit Risks, Audit quality, Dotcom Boom and Bust

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Do Audit Firms’ Internal Inspection Programs Have Teeth? Evidence from the U.S. Operations of the Largest Audit Firms

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Jul 2019
Daniel Aobdia and Reining Petacchi
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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Impact of Regulation, Audit Quality, PCAOB Inspections, Auditor Effort

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Information spillovers, Suppliers, Auditor choice, Quasi-natural experiments

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Will the Auditing Industry Become a Tighter or Looser Oligopoly?

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2643862
Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
Daniel Aobdia, Luminita Enache and Anup Srivastava
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Calgary and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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Competitive structure; Public firms; Oligopoly; Big N audit firms; Audit risks; Intangible assets; Financial reporting quality; Audit fees; Audit quality

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Inter-Industry Network Structure and the Cross- Predictability of Earnings and Stock Returns

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 1191-1224, 2014
Posted: 17 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Daniel Aobdia, Judson Caskey and N. Bugra Ozel
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Accounting Area and University of Texas at Dallas

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Information transfer, inter-industry networks, aggregate risk, earnings, stock returns