Daniel Aobdia

Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business

University Park, PA 16802

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
Downloads 1,693 (15,028)
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Audit Process Quality, PCAOB Inspections, Measures of Audit Quality

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Why Do Auditors Fail to Report Material Weaknesses in Internal Controls? Evidence from the PCAOB Data

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
Daniel Aobdia, Preeti Choudhary and Gil Sadka
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Arizona, Eller College of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 1,373 (20,587)
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Internal Controls, Auditing, Material Weakness, Restatements, Audit Deficiencies, Detection Failure, Disclosure Failure

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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, National Taiwan University - College of Management and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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individual auditors, audit quality, capital market consequences

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The Economics of Audit Production: What Matters for Audit Quality? An Empirical Analysis of the Role of Mid-level Managers within the Audit Firm

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
Daniel Aobdia, Preeti Choudhary and Noah Newberger
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Arizona, Eller College of Management and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Downloads 806 (44,088)
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audit production; client expertise; year-round auditing; human capital; audit partners; audit managers, senior managers, and directors; audit quality; audit fees; credence goods

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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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Audit Quality, Audit Efficiency, Quality Control Systems, PCAOB Inspections, Culture, Audit Methodology, Impact of Regulation

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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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Heterogeneity in Expertise in a Credence Goods Setting: Evidence from Audit Partners

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
Daniel Aobdia, Saad Siddiqui and Andres G. Vinelli
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, Villanova University and Public Company Oversight Board
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Audit Engagement Partner, Audit Quality, Audit Fees, Industry Specialization, Expert-Client Agency Costs, Disclosure

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The Effect of Audit Firm Internal Inspections on Auditor Effort and Financial Reporting Quality

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2022
Daniel Aobdia and Reining Petacchi
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 505 (80,482)
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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Calgary - Haskayne 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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The politics of government resource allocation: Evidence from U.S. state government awarded economic incentives

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2021
Daniel Aobdia, Allison Koester and Reining Petacchi
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 444 (93,734)
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government economic incentives; government resource allocation; corporate political connections; economic growth

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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
Downloads 297 (146,245)
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Skilled immigration, H-1B visa reform, Compensation, Human capital, Globalization, Audit industry

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Why Shouldn't Higher IQ Audit Partners Deliver Better Audits?: A Discussion of Kallunki, Kallunki, Niemi and Nilsson

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Aug 2018
Daniel Aobdia
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
Downloads 195 (219,626)
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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and The University of Arizona - Eller College of Management
Downloads 186 (228,780)
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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 Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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Disposition effect, takeovers, institutional investors

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EDGAR Implementation, Unionization, and Strategic Disclosure

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2022
Daniel Aobdia, Lin Cheng, Qin Tan and Xuan Wu
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, The University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen
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information processing cost, EDGAR implementation, labor union, proprietary cost of disclosures, strategic disclosures

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

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2020
Daniel Aobdia, Luminita Enache and Anup Srivastava
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Calgary and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
Downloads 111 (343,180)

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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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Public Audit Oversight and the Originate-to-Distribute Model

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2021-137
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2021
Daniel Aobdia, Yiwei Dou and Jungbae Kim
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 50 (532,731)

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Regulation; PCAOB Inspections; Auditors; Originate-to-distribute model of lending; Securitization; Banks

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The Impact of the PCAOB Individual Engagement Inspection Process – Preliminary Evidence

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Daniel Aobdia
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business

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Impact of Regulation, Audit Quality, PCAOB Inspections, Auditor Effort

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Proprietary Information Spillovers and Supplier Choice: Evidence from Auditors

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2015
Posted: 16 Dec 2015
Daniel Aobdia
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business

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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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, University of Calgary and University of Calgary - Haskayne 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
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, 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