School of Business Faculty

Rajib Doogar

EDUCATION
Ph.D. (1994), The Pennsylvania State University
Company Secretary (1985), The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
LL.B. (1984), Calcutta University
Cost and Works Accountancy (1983), The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India
Chartered Accountancy (1982), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
B.Sc. with Honors in Statistics (1978), Calcutta University

POSITIONS HELD
Associate Professor without tenure, University of Washington, Bothell (2013-)
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois (2005-2013)
Lecturer, University of Illinois (2002-2005)
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois (1998-2002).
Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame (1994-1998)
Instructor, University of Notre Dame (1992-1994)
Teaching Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University (1988-1992)
Research Assistant, Harvard Business School (summers, 1986-1988)
Partner, Doogar and Sethia, Chartered Accountants (1982-1985)
Management Trainee, Majestic Packaging Co., (1981-1982)
Articled Clerk, S. S. Kothari & Co., Chartered Accountants, Calcutta, India (1978-1981)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Doogar, Rajib, Stephen Rowe and Padmakumar M. Sivadasan, 2013, “Asleep at the Wheel (Again)? Evidence from Bank Audits During the Financial Crisis.” Forthcoming, Contemporary Accounting Research.

Doogar, Rajib, Padmakumar M. Sivadasan and Ira Solomon, 2010, “AS5, Business Risk Auditing and Audit Labor Usage.”  The Journal of Accounting Research, 48(4): 795-814

Bell, Timothy B., Rajib Doogar and Ira Solomon, 2008, “Audit Labor Usage and Fees under Business Risk Auditing.The Journal of Accounting Research, 46(4): 729-760.

Choi, Jong-Hag, Rajib Doogar and Ananda R. Ganguly, 2004, “The riskiness of large audit firm client portfolios and changes in audit liability regimes: Evidence from the US audit market.Contemporary Accounting Research, 21(4) 747-786.

Doogar, Rajib, 2003, What “should” doctoral programs focus on? An economic perspective, Advances In Accounting Education, 5: 199-210.

Doogar, Rajib and Robert F. Easley, 1998, Concentration without Differentiation: A New Look At The Determinants of Audit Market Concentration, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 25(3): 235-253.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO GOVERNMENTAL REPORTS AND WHITE PAPERS 
Doogar, Rajib and Robert F. Easley. Analysis of audit industry structure and potential ramifications of audit firm mergers on audit market competition. 2003. Report and analysis Incorporated as part of Appendix 1 of GAO-03864, Public Accounting Firms: Mandated Study on Consolidation and Competition.

SELECTED WORKING PAPERS
Doogar, Rajib, Padmakumar M. Sivadasan and Ira Solomon. “Residual audit fees: Costs or Rents?”

Doogar, Rajib and Marion E. McHugh III. “Measuring the Private Economic Benefits of R&D.

Doogar, Rajib, Neil Fargher and Keejae P. Hong. “Audit Market Contestability In The Post-Enron Era.”

Doogar, Rajib, Weichern Koh and Theodore Sougiannis. “Investor Value for Stewardship: Evidence from Price Reactions to First News of Stock Option Backdating.”

Doogar, Rajib, Weichern Koh and Padmakumar M. Sivadasan. “Washing Away the Taint: Corporate Reputation Management via Restatement Disclosures.”

GRANTS, CONTRACTS AND FUNDING
Campus Research Board Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Summer 2008, $8,000, for Proposal entitled “Determinants of disclosure: An analysis of IRC Section 162(m) liability disclosures in restatements associated with stock options backdating,” leading to the working paper “Washing Away the Taint: Corporate Reputation Management via Restatement Disclosures.” with Weichern Koh and Padmakumar M. Sivadasan. 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
At The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Financial Reporting Standards* (Accountancy 493/593/510, MSA), 2002-2012
Managerial Reporting (Accountancy 405/406, MBA), 2003
Managerial Reporting (Accountancy 403, Undergraduate), 2001-2003
Accounting Institutions (Accountancy 303, Undergraduate), 1999-2001
Decision Making for Accountancy (Accountancy 302, Undergraduate), 1998-1999

At The University of Notre Dame
Managerial Accounting* (Accountancy 334, Undergraduate) 1992-1998
Corporate Strategy* (Management 380, Undergraduate), 1992-1998

* Courses involving significant development effort.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS
“Residual Audit fees: Rents or Costs?” Presented at Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, August 2013; University of Arkansas, October 2013; Indian School of Business Accounting Conference, December 2013.

“Teaching the Art of Financial Representation” Presentation at Ohio University, May 2013.

“Asleep at the Wheel (Again)?: Evidence from Bank Audits During the Financial Crisis.”  Presented at The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, June 2012, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 2012, University of Illinois at Chicago March 2013, University of Kentucky, April 2013, Ohio University, May 2013.

“Measuring the Private Economic Benefits of R&D.” Presented at Syracuse University in October 2011, Center for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata and EIILM, Kolkata, June 2012, American Accounting Association Meetings, August 2012 and India Finance Conference, Kolkata, December 2012, University of Washington, Bothell, May 2013.

“Washing Away the Taint: Corporate Reputation Management via Restatement Disclosures.” Presented at the Finance Research Workshop, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, November 2012.  One of six invited papers.

Financial Accounting, Financial Statements and Financial Reporting: Foundational Challenges.  Invited talk at Foundacao Getulio Vargas Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública e de Empresas, Rio De Janeiro, July 2012.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Ad-hoc reviewer for The Accounting Review, The Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, The International Journal of Accounting and Education Research and Advances in Accounting Education.

Discussant at International Conference on Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets, Jointly organized by the IFC (World Bank) and Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Hyderabad, 2013, Accounting Research Conference, Indian School of Business, 2010.

Reviewer, moderator and/or discussant at AAA Annual and section meetings 1995-2012.

Member, American Accounting Association Auditing Section Research Committee (2001-2007).

Panel discussion organizer, 2003 Mid-Year Auditing Meetings.

Study group organizer, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, 1983-1985.

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY

Accounting Faculty Search Committee (Chair), School of Business, University of  Washington at Bothell, 2013-14. 

Masters’ Program Development Task Force, School of Business, University of  Washington at Bothell, 2013-14.

School of Business Research Seminar Series Coordinator, University of Washington at Bothell, 2013-14.

Center for South Asia and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Member.

Campus Research Board, Reviewer, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2007-2012.

India Studies Lecture Committee, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2008-2012.

Faculty Advisor, Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music Amongst Youth, a registered student organization at University of Illinois, 1998-2013.  Supervised organization of over 100 concerts and musical events.

Faculty Advisor, Bengali Students Association, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003-2004.

 

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