Yaw M. Mensah

Refereed Journal Publications

Yang, Rong and Yaw M. Mensah."The Timeliness of Stock Market Reactions to Events Surrounding the SEC's Release of Regulation Fair Disclosure."Journal of Accounting, Ethics, and Public Policy (forthcoming, 2006).

Yang, Rong and Yaw M. Mensah."The Effect of the SEC's Regulation Fair Disclosure on Analyst Forecast Attributes" Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance 14 (2) 2006: 192-209.

Conference Presentations

Yang, Rong, and Yaw M. Mensah." The Timeliness of Stock Market Reactions to Events Surrounding the SEC's Release of Regulation Fair Disclosure." Presented at the North American Accounting Society Conference, Chicago, IL, May 2006.

This paper also received the 2006 MBAA International McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award for the North American Accounting Society Meeeting.

Working Papers

  1. Yang, Rong & Yaw M. Mensah "An Empirical Evaluation of Analysts' Herding Behavior Following the Adoption of Regulation Fair Disclosure"
  2. Cordeiro, James, Rong Yang, and Yaw M. Mensah "How Industry Influences the Impact of Security Analyst Earnings Forecast Errors on CEO Compensation." Completed working paper under revision for submission to a refereed journal.

Dissertations Supervised:

Name: Peterson, Amanda
Graduation Date: 2014/May
Thesis Title: The Impact of Municipal Governance on Cities' Audit Performance and Audit Report Timeliness and teh Subsequent Economic Changes

Name: Alexander-Smith, Dorothy 
Graduation Date: 2011/October
Thesis Title: Two Essays in Financial Accounting

Name: Yang, Rong
Graduation Date: 2004/May
Thesis Title: The Effect of the SEC's Regulation Fair Disclosure on Analyst Forecast Attributes and Related Market Reactions.

Name: Ryu, Tae-Ghil
Graduation Date: 1993/October
Thesis Title: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Adoption of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 96, "Accounting for Income Taxes"

Name: Vijayan, Anil
Graduation Date: 1993/May
Thesis Title: Credit Loss Treatment in FAS #105 and Risk Based Capital: An Empirical Analysis of its Information Content in a Bank's Credit Rating